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David Laceys IT Security Blog

Information security expert David Lacey discussed the latest ideas, best practices, and business issues associated with managing security.

May 2007

  • More Paranoia - this time from Microsoft

    David Lacey 12 May 2007
  • I was fascinated to hear that Microsoft banned journalists from Steve Ballmer's keynote at their Business Intelligence Conference yesterday. Of course that did not stop them from standing outside ...

  • Information Age Paranoia

    David Lacey 10 May 2007
  • Further signs of paranoia about Information Age risks emerged over the last week. The first was a ban imposed by the Province of Ontario on access by officials to the social networking site ...

  • The Future of Security

    David Lacey 08 May 2007
  • Tonight I'm speaking on the Future of Security for the BCS South West Branch at the University of Plymouth. It may seem a little off the beaten track. But I've been very impressed by what I've seen ...

  • Whither De-perimeterisation?

    David Lacey 05 May 2007
  • Just published on the Jericho Forum site are the presentations from last week's conference in London. They include the results of an interesting survey of attendees (carried out with the help of ...

  • Securing Portable Devices Isn't Easy

    David Lacey 03 May 2007
  • Earlier this week I gave a talk to Intellect's excellent Security and Privacy Group on the subject of how to manage the risks associated with portable devices. It's a hot topic because the risks ...




  • Passive Python Network Mapping

    In this excerpt from chapter two of Passive Python Network Mapping, author Chet Hosmer discusses securing your devices against ...

  • Protecting Patient Information

    In this excerpt from chapter two of Protecting Patient Information, author Paul Cerrato discusses the consequences of data ...

  • Mobile Security and Privacy

    In this excerpt from chapter 11 of Mobile Security and Privacy, authors Raymond Choo and Man Ho Au discuss privacy and anonymity ...