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A Day in the Life of Kent Row: A Virtual Lesson in Virtualization

A Day in the Life of Kent Row: A Virtual Lesson in Virtualization

The life of an IT admin is full of challenges, and technological changes are driving the role into new territory

A Day Out at CRESTCon & IISP Congress 2015

A Day Out at CRESTCon & IISP Congress 2015

Security conferences in London are not in short supply, with several occurring this week alone. Given this state of affairs, standing out from the crowd is not an easy task – but it’s a challenge that CRESTCon & IISP Congress approached head-on

Cybersecurity in an Age of Austerity

Cybersecurity in an Age of Austerity

Back in 2010 the UK government promised £650m spending on cybersecurity over four years, with further funding to follow by 2016. Turn the clock forward five years, and the coalition has successfully delivered on its pledge amidst a culture of cuts to other sectors

Facebook Expertly Increases Its Data Stash

Facebook Expertly Increases Its Data Stash

On the Friday before Super Bowl 2015, while America was obsessing over a gridiron game, Facebook quietly released an update to its privacy policies. Was this timing a cunning move using distraction as the background?

Ask the CISO: Third-Party Vendor Management

Ask the CISO: Third-Party Vendor Management

Should we be documenting our relationships with third-party vendors and should third-party vendors be required to incorporate security controls?

Security and the Cool Factor

Security and the Cool Factor

Getting users to implement security into their lives may be a difficult task without the help of the marketing and advertising machinery of major tech companies

Ask the CISO

Ask the CISO

Do you have a burning information security question that you would like to ask a CISO? If so, this is the forum for you to ask those questions.

For Security, Organizational Structure May be Overrated

For Security, Organizational Structure May be Overrated

The reporting structure of the security function is a frequent point of discussion. Its prominence in the organizational chart will influence the amount of change it can drive. But regardless of where it ends up, its key asset in times of crisis isn’t reporting lines but the network of security and IT people it can draw on

A Day in the Life of Kent Row: The Random Crisis Conundrum

A Day in the Life of Kent Row: The Random Crisis Conundrum

Working as an IT pro might not sound the like the most exciting role, but I like to think it is like being a detective

The Social Media Censor-Ship Has Sailed

The Social Media Censor-Ship Has Sailed

The time has come to stop haranguing tech companies for their capacity to be misused

Tapsnake Infection: Not Very Likely

Tapsnake Infection: Not Very Likely

Pop-up messages telling you that you have a Tapsnake infection? Pretty unlikely

A Day in the Life of Kent Row…The Watchman’s Blindness

A Day in the Life of Kent Row…The Watchman’s Blindness

The life of an IT admin is full of challenges, and technological changes are driving the role into new territory. Keeping a watchful eye on all systems therefore, remains key

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