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Category Archives: cyber
A recent conversation with a security analyst made me think about the convergence of the increasing number of personal computing devices (including the iPad I’m writing this on) and the explosion of cloud services. As a company or organisation trying … Continue reading
I’ve been in IT for over 30 years and started as a developer back in the old Cobol days (and if that doesn’t date me….), so my wife’s family think I know what I’m talking about and understand the intricacies … Continue reading
A great review of the probable history and background to Stuxnet in, of all things, Vanity Fair http://www.vanityfair.com/culture/features/2011/04/stuxnet-201104. Its a well researched thriller of a story and highlights 2 key aspects: 1. how targeted and dangerous this attack could be. 2 how difficult … Continue reading
News that a senior army general has been appointed to take charge of Britain’s £650m cyber security defence programme is a positive sign in the progression of the Government’s approach. http://www.scmagazineuk.com/government-moves-forward-on-cyber-crime-strategy/article/198523/ It’s another key step in their efforts to bolster protection, … Continue reading
Lat month saw the UK Government start to enlist the private sector to combine cyber defense responses http://www.telegraph.co.uk/technology/8366810/GCHQ-aims-to-protect-critical-private-networks-from-hackers.html The issue has become more significant recently with the realisation that infrastructure networks beyond the military are terrorist targets and that, with examples … Continue reading