David Laceys IT Security Blog

May 2010

  • Choose your business partners with care

    David Lacey 21 May 2010
  • I was staggered to read that authorities in a southern Indian state are planning to set up an outsourcing unit in a jail. They obviously think it's a good idea. But any customers that suffer a ...

  • Who cares about privacy?

    David Lacey 19 May 2010
  • Ten years ago I forecast that the concept of privacy would not survive the growing interests in mining the growing bonanza of personal information for commercial, security or espionage benefits. I ...

  • Time for a revolution in security management

    David Lacey 17 May 2010
  • Information security management has reached a strategic inflection point: a time from which the effectiveness of traditional countermeasures will decline sharply. Our approach to security ...

  • Security in outsourcing and offshoring

    David Lacey 09 May 2010
  • his week sees the publication of my new book "Managing Security in Outsourced and Off-shored Environments: How to Safeguard Intellectual Assets in a Virtual Business World". It's published by BSI ...

  • Physician, heal thyself - higher standards needed

    David Lacey 09 May 2010
  • It saddens me to see good security initiatives holed by sloppy security practice. My in-tray has been full of emails urging me to comment on reports about the lack of security in the web site for ...

  • Global perspectives on information security

    David Lacey 09 May 2010
  • Last week I was fortunate enough to be conducting keynote presentations in Hong Kong and Singapore. Amongst other things, it was fascinating to contrast the Asian perspective on information ...

  • Reflections on Infosecurity Europe

    David Lacey 03 May 2010
  • Last week's Infosecurity Europe was an excellent opportunity to compare notes with practitioners from hundreds of customer and vendor organisations. This year is an interesting one for information ...