Risk Management with Stuart King and Duncan Hart:

December, 2008


December 24, 2008  12:00 PM

Merry Christmas!

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Misc

It's Christmas!

Many thanks to everyone who has supported this blog over the past year, provided feedback - good or bad - and especially those of you who keep coming back.

Merry Christmas and all the best for 2009...

See you in the New Year.


December 23, 2008  8:30 AM

AMEX and online security

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Security management, Web product security

The cross-site scripting (XSS) flaw discovered on the website of American Express (see full story http://www.darkreading.com/security/vulnerabilities/showArticle.jhtml?articleID=212501694) is...


December 19, 2008  12:33 PM

Security professional from hell…

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Misc, Security management

What are the traits or characteristics of a security professional from hell?

See video at


December 16, 2008  10:00 AM

Insider threat – results of a new survey

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Security management

The results of a recent survey performed by Cyber-Ark Software caught my attention. You can find it referenced in SC Magazine,on


December 15, 2008  9:00 AM

Information Security Budgets – Pragmatism and Credibility

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Security management

There's a lot of advice out there on how best to deal with security budgets in the current recession hit times. Most of it is pretty uninspiring. A blog from Jeff Bardin links off to a plethora of open source and free tools. A...


December 11, 2008  8:10 AM

Phishing and Spam IQ Quiz

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Misc, Security management

SonicWall have posted an excellent Phishing and Spam recognition test. Pass it around.

http://www.sonicwall.com/phishing/index.html



December 9, 2008  8:30 AM

Security predictions for 2009

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Misc, Security management, Useful Links

I've hooked myself up to a device that administers a short, sharp, painful electric shock any time I get the urge to blog security predictions for 2009. There are plenty of others jotting down their own reckonings. Here's a few...

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December 4, 2008  9:30 AM

Americans and travel

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Misc

If Americans want to know why they are sometimes less than popular outside of their homeland then they need look no further than the arrogant, super-sized businessman sitting at the table next to mine in a Delhi hotel at breakfast time yesterday morning. He was complaining very loudly about his...


December 3, 2008  8:00 AM

New and old frauds

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Misc, Security management

Interesting story about a fraud targeting American home owners, linked from Securosis.com.

There are a number of...


December 2, 2008  12:00 PM

Delhi, security awareness, and pragmatic reporting

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Security management

Clearing customs and getting out of the airport at Delhi last night was actually quicker than most of my recent experiences at Heathrow. In fairness I was travelling light and it was 2:30am before the aircraft took it's gate so the terminal was pretty empty by the time I passed through it.


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