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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.

October 2013

  • Jericho Forum declares success

    David Lacey 23 Oct 2013
  • It's not often that an institute decides that its mission has been accomplished, declares success and steps down. But that's what the Jericho Forum has done after a decade of evangelising the ...

  • Visions of the Future

    David Lacey 20 Oct 2013
  • I've just read an interesting report of future 2020 scenarios on cyber security put together by an esoteric institute called the International Cyber Security Protection Alliance (ICSPA). I don't ...

  • Life beyond consultancy

    David Lacey 19 Oct 2013
  • Donn Parker just copied me in on his critique of Harry de Maio's new book. For those of you who might be more Gen Y than Baby boomer I should explain that Donn and Harry were old-school, cyber ...

  • APT Protection via Data-Centric Security

    David Lacey 19 Oct 2013
  • I'll be contributing to a Webinar on APT Protection via Data-Centric Security next Thursday. Given the progressive erosion of corporate perimeter security it's about time we switched our attention ...

  • Even more on the History of BS7799

    David Lacey 16 Oct 2013
  • nthony Freed has now published the final article in his series on the true background of BS7799 on his Tripwire blog. There are real lessons to be learned from these postings. I hope that students ...

  • Business understanding of cyber attacks a decade out of date

    David Lacey 16 Oct 2013
  • This is the title of an article from yesterday's Australian Financial Review, the leading Australian business newspaper. It was written by Chris Joye, a leading economist, fund manager and policy ...

  • How to manage the risks of Advanced Persistent Threats (APTs)

    David Lacey 13 Oct 2013
  • My new ISACA book on Advanced Persistent Threats has now been published. It's an excellent guide for any Business, IT, Security or Audit Manager responsible for safeguarding critical, sensitive or ...

  • More on the history of BS7799

    David Lacey 13 Oct 2013
  • Anthony Freed has been publishing further historical information on the true background of BS7799 on his Tripwire blog. There are some important learning points from these postings. It's ...

  • Back to reality

    David Lacey 13 Oct 2013
  • My apologies for radio silence on this blog. It's been due to an exceptionally busy workload coupled with an extended holiday I'm now back with lots of views about what's going on and what's going ...