Risk Management with Stuart King and Duncan Hart

June 2008

  • Cabinet Office Terror Files - Inquiry Results Here

    Stuart King - Reed Elsevier 12 Jun 2008
  • The latest incident relating to the "terror files" being left on a train shows that in spite of, or despite, all the best technical controls, security awareness messages and everything else we do ...

  • Is your IT manager a security dictator?

    Stuart King - Reed Elsevier 10 Jun 2008
  • There are a couple of things that I take exception to. Number one is the IT department thinking that it can determine company policy, number two is communication of policies that simply don't ...

  • Insect security

    Stuart King - Reed Elsevier 09 Jun 2008
  • I've read some rubbish in my time, and probably even been responsible for writing some, however does this qualify as the biggest load of security bullshit of all? I find the most surprising ...

  • Hairdressing and security reports

    Stuart King - Reed Elsevier 09 Jun 2008
  • That's just about the end of my galavanting around South-East Asia. In fact, as I write this blog I'm sitting in a hotel room in damp and chilly Sydney, Australia recovering from attending the Hair ...

  • Is Data Loss Prevention Really Possible?

    Stuart King - Reed Elsevier 07 Jun 2008
  • A friend and I were debating whether it is really possible to prevent data leakage? Personally I think it's impossible to know an organisation's rate of data leakage. One of the problems is that ...

  • HSBC in the news yet again

    Stuart King - Reed Elsevier 06 Jun 2008
  • Two more data breach incidents affecting HSBC. Personal information" in Canada, and "credit card applications and overdraft review dates, photocopies of a passport, driving licences, a marriage ...

  • Are smartphones a 'bigger security risk' than laptops?

    Stuart King - Reed Elsevier 04 Jun 2008
  • According to this article on NetworkWorld "smartphones are seen as a more of a security risk than laptops and mobile storage devices." Apparently some 94% of senior IT staff fear PDAs present a ...

  • President Bush clarifies FACTA

    Stuart King - Reed Elsevier 03 Jun 2008
  • Known as "that Moron in the White House" by my American father-in-law, President Bush yesterday signed into law a couple of things that you might have missed. H.R. 2356, which encourages the ...

  • One night in Bangkok

    Stuart King - Reed Elsevier 02 Jun 2008
  • The latest installment in my grand tour of South East Asia is from Bangkok where I've been spending time with a part of the business that organises some very successful exhibitions within Thailand ...