The ‘Insider Threat’ – A Wetware issue

October 4, 2016


Insider Threat

If it was not for users ……. Everyone in the Cyber and IT Security world has heard this one and many besides. Hardware, Software and the Wetware, that’s us, fallible humans if you had not guessed. Roll the drums, security training / cultural of security and no end of buzz words start rolling to champion […]

Cyber Hygiene – A modern dilemma

September 22, 2016



The faster we move the sicker we get. As we see in our offline world so we are experiencing in our new Cyber realms and digital hyper-connected social network societies. I postulate that IoT (Internet of Things) is as virulent and as terminal as HIV in our digital lives. IoT = D-HIV variant IoT, is a technology […]

Cyber Insurance – Let the dance begin

May 23, 2016


cyber insurance

No imagination needed, as HM Government and Marsh (leading broker and insurance advisor) report lays out starkly,  ‘UK cyber security: the role of insurance in managing and mitigating the risk’, on the current big thing in Insurance for the London markets, no not lunch! The Cyber Insurance market opportunity and how this could see Lloyds of London as […]

The EU threat to British Liberty

April 27, 2016



Material to any journey is the destination and most of you reading this would appreciably feel uncomfortable and exposed in the passenger seat on a journey of deception. The majority of the people in the UK aware of the true direction of travel in Europe represent such a passenger on a European journey that risks never […]

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Land, Sea, Air and Space …. Now Cyber

April 19, 2016



Heads up board members of whatever size of organisation, public or private, academic or charity, you are at war. Not in a break out the guns and start marching down the street, or taking to the seas air or space. No we pay our taxes for that and our armed forces provide that cover across […]

Protecting Client Engagements from Cyber Threats

April 11, 2016



Leading on from my last post, so what should Law Firms or any professional service organisation for that matter such as financial advisor, accountant or bank, be doing now they are finding themselves under the Cyber Security microscope following the ‘Panama Papers’ expose? With no exceptions senior partners and key stakeholders should be demanding clear […]

Breaking the Law – 80% of biggest 100 Law firms Hacked

April 5, 2016



It was only a matter of time before Legal Practices followed Hospitals and Public Sector organisations to hit the headlines and join the ranks of the great humbled. The frightening thing being that this is not the end of the journey but just a taste of what is still to come across many other professions […]