Internet of things, data security and privacy

I’ve been attending the 36th International Conference of Privacy and Data Commissioners in Mauritius, presenting on the Internet of Things (IoT) privacy and security to the attendees. It has made me very conscious of the tension between privacy/security and the drive to bring products to market quickly. Further, it seems that the challenges of data protection have not been fully considered for many Internet of … Continue reading Internet of things, data security and privacy

6 Secrets of Highly Secure Organizations

A recent article in CSO Magazine (Vol. 1, No: 2 2004, p. 21 ff.) noted the 6 Secrets of Highly Secure Organizations. These organizations: 1) spend more on security 2) separate information security from IT 3) conduct pen tests 4) create a risk assessment process 5) define an overall security architecture 6) establish quarterly review process with metrics These are all fairly obvious things to … Continue reading 6 Secrets of Highly Secure Organizations

Good post on women in security

There is an interesting commentary on women in security on http://www.oneeyedcrow.net “Okay, rant time. In quick succession, the subject of women in the security field has come up several times this week. Many of the male security geeks I know have no idea why there aren’t more women in the field. Well, in a nutshell, this post and others like it are why. Pathetic script … Continue reading Good post on women in security