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Buzzwords and Booth Bunnies

Posted by David Harley on March 3, 2016

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RSA: looking for ideas that are really going to make a difference, rather than old ideas disguised as new buzzwords?

Internet of Things? *All I want is a proper cup of coffee…

Posted by David Harley on March 3, 2016

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Does everything have to be attached to the Internet of Things?

San Bernardino: what does the security industry think?

Posted by David Harley on February 19, 2016

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While Apple’s head is above the parapet over the San Bernardino forensic issue, the security industry (mostly) offers subdued support.

Malicious Photocopier: not the Internet of Things

Posted by David Harley on February 2, 2016

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If your photocopier is sending you Word docs by email, think twice before opening.

Wipro Wipeout? Call Centres and Scams

Posted by David Harley on January 29, 2016

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Arrests of call centre staff and some scam call variations cause TalkTalk to reconsider its relationship with Wipro.

Predictable Predictions and IoT

Posted by David Harley on January 22, 2016

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Should you worry about IoT security quite so much as the media suggest?

The Hippocratic Oath and the Internet of Things

Posted by David Harley on January 20, 2016

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A modern Hippocratic Oath that takes seriously the security implications when the Internet of Things meets medical technology.

Tech Support Scams: is Dell Compromised?

Posted by David Harley on January 7, 2016

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How come tech support scammers claiming to be from Dell have so much information about the Dell customers they’re calling?

Icebergs and Security Predictions

Posted by David Harley on December 22, 2015

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It’s traditional at this time of year for security researchers to risk their credibility by offering their predictions as to what will happen in information security in the next 12 months. Usually in multiples of ten. Or at least the unhidden one-tenth of the researcher iceberg spending enough time in the public eye to attract the attention of […]

Counting Malware & Running Out of Fingers

Posted by David Harley on December 15, 2015

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Is there less new malware, or are we being encouraged by marketing to mistake counting malware regardless of classification as a way of choosing a product?