David Laceys IT Security Blog

December 2010

  • Security Forecasts for 2010 - Right or Wrong?

    David Lacey 31 Dec 2010
  • As we near the end of 2010 it's interesting to look back and see how accurate my forecasts for the year proved to be. A year ago, I predicted that 2010 would be a year of change, and I expected to ...

  • A poem for Christmas (2)

    David Lacey 22 Dec 2010
  • This year, Imperva have also penned a Christmas poem with a security flavour... 'Twas the CISO Before Christmas 'Twas the night before Christmas, when all through the Net Every hacker was stirring, ...

  • Poems for Christmas (1)

    David Lacey 22 Dec 2010
  • Each Christmas, Alan Stockey pens a seasonal poem with a security flavour. This year's is taken from his practical book of cats... Integrity - The Missing Cat! Integrity's the missing cat, he's ...

  • Information Security 2020

    David Lacey 16 Dec 2010
  • Back in October, the ISSA-UK Advisory Board, together with some of the UK's top information security thought leaders, met to discuss the challenges of the next decade of information security. The ...

  • Power to the people

    David Lacey 09 Dec 2010
  • The continuing hacktivist attacks in support of Wikileaks are a classic example of how networks transfer power from traditional institutions to citizens. Power is no longer something you can obtain ...

  • Transparency is the best policy

    David Lacey 08 Dec 2010
  • In the wake of the Wikileaks scandal, the UK Prime Minister's national security adviser is reported to have written to departments, asking them to look again at their information security and ...

  • Perception can be more dangerous than reality

    David Lacey 02 Dec 2010
  • The claim by Julian Assange in Forbes that Wikileaks is targeting major corporates and has a major bank in its sights has already depressed the stock value of one top American bank, though nothing ...