Risk Management with Stuart King and Duncan Hart

Recent Posts

  • Google Docs accidentally shared

    Stuart King - Reed Elsevier 10 Mar 2009
  • From SC MagazineUsers of the Google Docs application have had their information inadvertently shared. A flaw has been identified in the system, which meant that some documents were marked down as ...

  • Google latitude - power to the people

    Stuart King - Reed Elsevier 09 Mar 2009
  • In a country boasting the highest number of CCTV cameras in the world in proportion to the population; where local council workers can work as undercover spys to root out everything from putting ...

  • NYPD Data Center Theft

    Stuart King - Reed Elsevier 09 Mar 2009
  • An interesting event reported in America where a civilian employee allegedly stole personal information on 80000 serving and former NYPD police officers. It's being called a "massive data breach" ...

  • Security, scale and functionality trade-offs

    Duncan Hart 09 Mar 2009
  • If decisions about design and modes of operation all involve trade-offs then security, scale and rich functionality have got to be at the top of the feature trade-off list.I've believed for a long ...

  • 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 ...

  • When cloud computing goes wrong

    Duncan Hart 23 Feb 2009
  • I'm a fan of cloud computing based applications and services, in fact I use them a lot to organise a whole raft of things I do and need to get done. But at the same time I really do understand that ...

  • A lesson in low tech for the CIA

    Stuart King - Reed Elsevier 17 Feb 2009
  • A story in todays Times newspaper about the supposed secret use by the CIA of an airbase in Pakistan has an interesting Information Security angle. In particular because it appears that supporting ...

  • Public Sector vs Private Sector. Who does security better? Part 4

    Duncan Hart 16 Feb 2009
  • You're hilarious! A Ford Anglia? Actually, I'm a Morris Minor Series II enthusiast. What more could you want than a British Classic through-and-through that has been exported internationally and ...