Risk Management with Stuart King and Duncan Hart

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  • 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 ...

  • Innovation, Evolution and a big 'Hello'

    Duncan Hart 27 Jan 2009
  • I'm really pleased to partner with Stuart King and enter the blogosphere at such an interesting information security time and with so much going on at the moment. Stuart mentioned freshening things ...

  • Atrophy, apathy and impotence

    Stuart King - Reed Elsevier 27 Jan 2009
  • Events during January show that organisations are continuing to fail in all areas of Information Security. We've seen the massive credit card data breach of Heartland in the States, the Royal Navy ...

  • A fresh face on an old blog

    Stuart King - Reed Elsevier 26 Jan 2009
  • It's time to give this blog a bit of an overhaul and freshen it up.Duncan Hart, a good aquaintance of mine, has agreed to partner up and will shortly begin making his own contributions. Duncan will ...

  • Heartland Payment System - biggest ever data breach?

    Stuart King - Reed Elsevier 21 Jan 2009
  • I do hope the good guys at Heartland Payment Systems are today downloading and reading through an interesting document entitled "Your business data has been compromised. Now What?" The author of ...

  • Employees and online behaviour

    Stuart King - Reed Elsevier 20 Jan 2009
  • The fact that a company's own employees pose a greater threat to security than hackers has now become widely recognised within the industry. Some cynics might argue that the escalation of this ...

  • Web access policy and dictators

    Stuart King - Reed Elsevier 19 Jan 2009
  • There are a few things that annoy me: impoliteness, petty bureaucracy, Chris Moyles, BT customer "service", the price of cinema popcorn, the smell of fast food on public transport, drivers who ...

  • Don't lay all the blame for insecure systems on the developers

    Stuart King - Reed Elsevier 14 Jan 2009
  • It's good to see the subject of secure development, and in particular the most serious coding issues that crop up within websites, making the mainstream news. See Dangerous coding errors revealed ...

  • In the cloud or up the spout

    Stuart King - Reed Elsevier 12 Jan 2009
  • There is an inevitable moment in married life where the wife will ask of her husband the question "what were the best moments of your life so far?" The expected and acceptable responses are well ...

  • Risk assessment and the Nu M8 Child Tracker

    Stuart King - Reed Elsevier 07 Jan 2009
  • A few weeks ago I allowed my 7 year old daughter to walk the last 400 yards from the bottom of the road to the school gate by herself. Off she trotted, full of her own independence, and away she ...

  • Internet censorship - should we have more of it?

    Stuart King - Reed Elsevier 06 Jan 2009
  • I'm currently escaping the bitter cold of the UK over in Abu Dhabi., where I'm spending a couple of days visiting the Reed Exhibitions regional office. The UAE censors it's populations' use of the ...

  • Licence to practice information security?

    Stuart King - Reed Elsevier 05 Jan 2009
  • Here in the UK, you need a licence to drive a car, or watch television. You also need a licence to go fishing. You don't need a licence to have a child - unless you want to adopt or foster somebody ...

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