Unhelpful media headlines

Earlier this week an article appeared on the BBC website called How can we stop being cyber idiots?. I took umbrage at this for a number of reasons. First, why alienate readers by calling them idiots? Most people who use computers (I won’t call them users because, as a friend of mine pointed out, users has … Continue reading Unhelpful media headlines

Cyber viewing

Just as my recent post focussed on a selection of books related social engineering and the psychology behind cyber crime, this post will look at a range of films, documentaries and TV shows which offer insight into the industry. They’re not intended to be a definitive list, and there are many great examples which aren’t … Continue reading Cyber viewing

Are you ready to be hacked?

Over the years there have been various statements to the effect that “there are two types of people, in the world: those who have been hacked, and those that don’t know they’ve been hacked”. There are two types of people in the world: those who know they’ve been hacked, and those who will be. It’s … Continue reading Are you ready to be hacked?