Being in IT inevitably brings you to the discussion about privacy. You won’t believe how many times I’ve heard that the person I’m having a conversation with has nothing to hide. And to be perfectly honest this pisses me off. The reason is That privacy it’s not up for debate simply because it’s not something … Continue reading Why your privacy matters, and how you can defend it effectively.
It’s amazing how many projects there are where money doesn’t play a role; as long as it doesn’t involve user experience, or a user interface that makes sense to users. Recently I was on a project in the financial sector which focused on digital change. We had very fruitful discussions in terms of what to … Continue reading Ux/UI confirmation screens with color differentiation
Probably one of the most interesting incidents I have investigated was the theft of computers from a university. The perpetrator had done a good job scouting out the procedures of the organization, and through his reconnaissance put together a whole deal of information. He knew for instanceHe knew for instance that onHe knew for instance … Continue reading Visitors by appointment only… even tech workers, maintenance staff, cleaning staff, etc
When I heard this argument for the first time over a decade ago I thought it would never be a thing. I was to be proved wrong! A few years ago, I was hired to figure out how a perpetrator got into a corporate network. Like so often, my blue-chip/fortune 500 colleagues had failed to … Continue reading You seriously have to regularly upgrade your printer firmware!
Humans are still the weakest link in cyber security, and they lack training to become aware of the risks. This is a very good example.
Removable media still presents one of the greatest threats; this post outlines one solution of how to deal with it properly.
DDoS attacks are still a thing. But they are also easy to mitigate. Here is how, and an interesting discussion about the topic.