Risk Management with Stuart King and Duncan Hart

February 2007

  • OpenID news

    Stuart King - Reed Elsevier 07 Feb 2007
  • I was pleased to read the announcement that OpenID and Microsoft have teamed up. Read more about it here: http://radar.oreilly.com/archives/2007/02/openid_gets_a_b.html. This could be a significant ...

  • Opinion on the IISP

    Stuart King - Reed Elsevier 06 Feb 2007
  • I'm proud to have been one of the first members of the new Institute of Information Security Professionals (IISP). For those of you who have yet to hear about this organisation, it's ambition is ...

  • Vista views

    Stuart King - Reed Elsevier 05 Feb 2007
  • I've been trying to sort out my opinion on how worried I think we should be over the Microsoft Vista speech recognition security hole as reported here by the BBC. On the one hand it would appear to ...

  • Data handling security

    Stuart King - Reed Elsevier 05 Feb 2007
  • I'm starting off this week with a task to create a better method of assessing risks around data handling. I think that this is an aspect of security sometimes overlooked in the rush to mitigate ...

  • Question on complex passwords

    Stuart King - Reed Elsevier 02 Feb 2007
  • There has been some discussion within the business about whether or not to enforce passwords that contain special characters (e.g. &*$! etc) for access to a particular enterprise system. I'm ...

  • OWASP - Open Web Application Security Project

    Stuart King - Reed Elsevier 01 Feb 2007
  • OWASP, for those of you who don't know, stands for Open Web Application Security Project. It's a long established open source resource committed to improving web product security. I've long been ...