Risk Management with Stuart King and Duncan Hart

February 2009

  • McKinnon step closer to extradition

    Stuart King - Reed Elsevier 26 Feb 2009
  • British computer hacker Gary McKinnon has lost the latest round of his battle against extradition to the US.See http://news.bbc.co.uk/1/hi/uk/7912538.stmMore here: ...

  • Rats coming out of the sewer

    Stuart King - Reed Elsevier 24 Feb 2009
  • More than two years ago I mentioned on this blog the fact that large networks are likely hosting a variety of nasty things we will probably never become aware of. This is more than just speculation ...

  • Joined-up security can save you money

    Stuart King - Reed Elsevier 23 Feb 2009
  • A blog from Colin Beveridge caught my eye and touched a nerve. Colin says:We need a holistic approach to information security that properly encompasses the social/ cultural aspects, rather than the ...

  • NCC Survey - Protecting Corporate Reputation and Brand

    Stuart King - Reed Elsevier 05 Feb 2009
  • I've been reading with interest the results of the National Computing Centre survey of 98 UK-based organisations entitled Protecting Corporate Reputation and Brand. You can download it here.Some of ...

  • Fraud through the roof?

    Duncan Hart 04 Feb 2009
  • Seems like David Lacey's first security forecast of 2009 (Fraud hits the roof) is already becoming clearly evident. The FT recently reported that UK corporate losses against publicly reported fraud ...

  • The power and complexity of botnets

    Stuart King - Reed Elsevier 03 Feb 2009
  • I had the privilege last week to hear an excellent presentation given by Bob Burls on the subject of Botnets. Bob presents an eye opening view over the power and complexity behind the botnet ...

  • Soft leaders and hard managers

    Stuart King - Reed Elsevier 02 Feb 2009
  • Last Tuesday evening I went along to one of the regular Computer Weekly 500 Club meetings where Bruno Laquet, CIO of Corus, was giving an interesting talk on the theme of "influencing across the ...

  • The Dreaded Flux?

    Duncan Hart 01 Feb 2009
  • A lot of my time this week has been taken up by the Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers (ICANN), the non-profit group that oversees the Internet's addressing system. I've been ...