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Useless or Userless? – A CISO’s Nightmare

Armadillo, 14 Feb, 2019

If you are in the cyber security industry and enjoy the new annual ‘fad’, which over the last decade has evolved into the new monthly ‘fad’ as consumeri...

Protecting our Clients from Email Spoofing – Our DMARC Journey

Armadillo, 8 Feb, 2019

Most organisations have been successful to some extent in blocking malicious emails targeted at their employees. Various on-premise and cloud providers exist to...

Narrowboat Nightmares Continued: How Threat Intelligence Could Have Saved Me Thousands

Armadillo, 4 Feb, 2019

So here’s another fun story around my narrowboat nightmares, if you didn’t catch the last one, I would recommend giving it a read here. This time my streak ...

Phishing, Delays & Incidents

Armadillo, 28 Jan, 2019

+218 min traffic delay for a 55 min drive after a brief flurry of snow gave me time to make a lot of calls and reflect on a book I have recently read.   Ph...

Thrown into the Deep End

Armadillo, 17 Jan, 2019

Scuba diving was one of those activities that I’d always wanted to try out, but for one reason or another (namely a deep-seated fear of the deep blue sea) I a...

Cyber Insurance – Still a Valid Tool for Risk Management?

Armadillo, 14 Jan, 2019

Insurance providers over recent years have dipped their toes in the water in the provision of Cyber-Insurance to organisations. Digital Transformation has made ...

Phishing for the Catch of a Lifetime

Armadillo, 4 Jan, 2019

Awaking bleary eyed to that unprecedented sound of an alarm going off is the bane of most working people’s lives 5 or 6 days a week. The usual realisation tha...

Calling Cyber-Security’s Bluff

Armadillo, 20 Dec, 2018

For those that know me at a personal level, they know I am a keen poker player. I’ve been fortunate to make some great friends from this now fashionable past...

3D Printers,Cyber-Security and the Build vs. Buy Decision

Armadillo, 13 Dec, 2018

While browsing the Black Friday offers for Christmas presents, I stumbled upon a 3D printer for the bargain price of £130. The only caveat being it came as a k...

Narrowboat Nightmares and Cyber-security

Armadillo, 6 Dec, 2018

I’ve lived on a narrow-boat for about 6 months and I’ve learnt that it shares many similarities with my job in IT security. As peculiar as that sounds, it&#...