David Laceys IT Security Blog

October 2011

  • Information Security around the World

    David Lacey 31 Oct 2011
  • I spend a good deal of my time travelling around the world giving lectures and helping companies with consultancy. Last week I was in Amsterdam, the week before in Norway, and tomorrow I'm off to ...

  • Reflections on RSA Europe 2011

    David Lacey 15 Oct 2011
  • This week's RSA conference in London was an unusual blend of predictability and surprise. As usual the networking, programme and event management was first class, which is the main attraction for ...

  • Who influences security?

    David Lacey 10 Oct 2011
  • I was contacted last week by a company that specialises in harnessing influence. They claimed to be working for a top IT security solutions vendor and had identified me as a key "influencer" in the ...

  • Gene Schulz R.I.P.

    David Lacey 10 Oct 2011
  • I was deeply saddened last week to hear about the death of Gene Schulz. If a man is judged by the number of his admirers then Gene was a big man. (More than 730 people have signed the guest book on ...






  • How do I size a UPS unit?

    Your data center UPS sizing needs are dependent on a variety of factors. Develop configurations and determine the estimated UPS ...

  • How to enhance FTP server security

    If you still use FTP servers in your organization, use IP address whitelists, login restrictions and data encryption -- and just ...

  • 3 ways to approach cloud bursting

    With different cloud bursting techniques and tools from Amazon, Zerto, VMware and Oracle, admins can bolster cloud connections ...