David Laceys IT Security Blog

February 2010

  • The impact of cyber attacks

    David Lacey 22 Feb 2010
  • I was concerned to note that The Register claims to have seen a private report compiled by GCHQ's new 'Cyber Security Operations Centre' for the Cabinet Office, claiming that a digital attack on ...

  • The perils of electronic voting

    David Lacey 15 Feb 2010
  • Claims that Goldman Sachs bankers might have attempted to manipulate a public vote on a tax on banking transactions illustrates three important information age trends. The first is that, whether we ...

  • Publicity we can all do without

    David Lacey 11 Feb 2010
  • Publicity-seeking security researchers are a welcome boost to journalists, but they are a pain for serious security practitioners who spend many years developing and justifying security solutions ...

  • Privacy requires more than best endeavours

    David Lacey 10 Feb 2010
  • I was interested to read reports that Shahrukh Khan claims to have autographed naked images of his body captured on scanners by Heathrow security staff. No amount of rules, training and procedures ...