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January 26, 2009  9:00 AM

A fresh face on an old blog

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It's time to give this blog a bit of an overhaul and freshen it up.

Duncan Hart, a good aquaintance of mine, has agreed to partner up and will shortly begin making his own contributions.

Duncan will introduce himself in due course, but needless to say he's an information...

January 7, 2009  9:30 AM

Risk assessment and the Nu M8 Child Tracker

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Misc, Network security, Security management

A few weeks ago I allowed my 7 year old daughter to walk the last 400 yards from the bottom of the road to the school gate by herself. Off she trotted, full of her own independence, and away she went. About half an hour later the school headmistress called me "did you know that your daughter...

January 6, 2009  9:30 AM

Internet censorship – should we have more of it?

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Misc, Security management

I'm currently escaping the bitter cold of the UK over in Abu Dhabi., where I'm spending a couple of days visiting the Reed Exhibitions regional office.

The UAE censors it's populations' use of the...

December 24, 2008  12:00 PM

Merry Christmas!

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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 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 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.


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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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...

November 28, 2008  7:30 AM

India, outsourcing, and hospitality

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Misc, Security management

The events in Mumbai are shocking and tragic. The scale of the attack and the apparent singling out of westerners is a wakeup call. Indian outsourcers such as Wipro and Infosys are, according to

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