It's been a while since I've been to Infosec so I was somewhat unsure of what to expect. I do like to think I'm pretty down to earth and whilst I may not tread every HR guideline I'm absolutely honest and what you see is what you get. Infosec was a pleasant surprise. I was tied... Continue Reading →
I'm positioning myself as a new kind of hero. I won't wear a cape (my legs are too short) but I am fixing cyber crime once and for all. Sure you could spend millions but you won't be safe. The ONLY way to be safe is to unplug your network. Once you've done that, burn... Continue Reading →
Last year, as with all good men, I laughed in the face of a middle age crisis and committed to completing an Ironman, which I did. It was brutal and I learned an awful lot about myself. If I exercise for 16 hours a week I can eat anything I want and not put on... Continue Reading →
It can’t be bargained with. It can’t be reasoned with. It doesn’t feel pity, or remorse, or fear. And it absolutely will not stop, ever, until you are free to make a difference in your organisation...
A bit of a cross post this one between my public and private domains but I think it translates well. In my private life, I'm training for (another) Ironman and that takes some commitment and a fair amount of mental fortitude. For those who don't know, an Ironman triathlon is a 2.4 mile swim (usually... Continue Reading →
There's a new gun in town called 'General Data Protection Regulation', or to give it it's catchy title, GDPR. It's going live and you need to be compliant by May 2018 if you handle customer data....think on that for a minute. GDPR is a data protection regulation that is to extend the scope of protection for... Continue Reading →
It's the 30 year anniversary of Robocop this year and it would be remiss of me not to post about one of the all-time greats and tenuously link it to today's world. I've been through the wringer of compliance from the ISO through to PCI and every stress-laden step in between, so you get to hear my... Continue Reading →