Information Security

Why Auditors Must Re-Focus on Information Risks

Ian Beale | Posted 24.08.2014 | UK
Ian Beale

Given the numerous data breaches and the revelation of the Heartbleed Bug over the course of the last few months, I want to revisit a topic we discussed back in February: information security risk. In today's all-digital world, information security is a risk that threatens firms of all sizes.

NSA Intel Goldmine, Who Else Has Access?

Arjen Kamphuis | Posted 15.11.2013 | UK Politics
Arjen Kamphuis

Nobody, including the NSA, Edward Snowden, Glenn Greenwald has a total oversight of all the in the tens of thousands of documents let alone the political or strategic implications of the info contained in them. Most of the news keeps focusing on the 'scandal' aspect and/or the person of Snowden...

An Information Storm In A Teacup

Christian Toon | Posted 06.08.2013 | UK Tech
Christian Toon

The internet cafe can appear a practical godsend. It sounds simple enough, doesn't it? But just how secure are internet cafes? And, more importantly, how safe is your information going to be?

Privacy, A Decade On

Arjen Kamphuis | Posted 01.04.2013 | UK Tech
Arjen Kamphuis

Terrorism is obviously the "access all areas pass" - but many more Europeans die slipping in the shower or from ill-fitting moped helmets than from "terrorism".

IT and Government, What to Do?

Arjen Kamphuis | Posted 20.11.2012 | UK Tech
Arjen Kamphuis

Two months ago I, along with other "experts", attended  a Parliamentary Working Group to answer questions about government IT projects. This was a Parliamentary group of MPs investigating the many IT failures of the government.

Why Justin Bieber is the Only Hope Left for Information Security

Dominique Karg | Posted 21.10.2012 | UK Tech
Dominique Karg

I recently had an eye opening experience. My wife confessed to me, in tears, that she liked Justin Bieber's music. She asked for forgiveness, as I walked out of the room mumbling some unrepeatable curse words.