Brian Honan

Job title:
Senior Information Security Consultant

Areas of expertise:
- ISO 27001 - Information Security Strategy and Management - Incident Response - Cloud Security

Brian Honan is an independent security consultant based in Dublin, Ireland, and is recognised as an industry expert on information security. He has addressed a number of major conferences relating to the management and securing of information technology such as RSA Europe, BruCON, Source Barcelona and numerous others. Brian is COO of the Common Assurance Maturity Model and founder and head or IRISSCERT which is Ireland's first CERT. Brian also sits on the Technical Advisory Board for a number of innovative information security companies and is on the board of the UK and Irish Chapter of the Cloud Security Alliance. Brian is author of the book "ISO 27001 in a Windows Environment" and is regularly published in a number of industry recognised publications. Brian is also the European editor for the SANS Institute's weekly SANS NewsBites, a semi-weekly electronic newsletter

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All that Glitters is Not Gold
The old saying “all that glitters is not gold” can have a particular resonance with us in the Information Security profession, especially at this time of the year. I say this as we are now starting to move into the heart of the information security conference season; the RSA Conference h ...
Posted 12 April 2013 by Brian Honan
2013: The Year for Privacy?
As we approach the end of the year it is only natural that people start looking forward to what may happen in the upcoming New Year. My inbox, like everyone else’s, has been flooded with messages from vendors predicting the threats that we will face in 2013, and by some strange twist of fate o ...
Posted 18 December 2012 by Brian Honan
Anniversaries are often a time to reflect on the past but also to look to the future. A major anniversary in the field of computer security was reached on the 15th of January this year. That date marked the 10th anniversary of Bill Gates' famous memo marking the start of Microsoft's Trustworthy Comp ...
Posted 01 February 2012 by Brian Honan
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