Monthly Archives: June 2012

Does NATO have a role in cyber-conflict? [#cycon]

With the fourth NATO Conference on Cyber-Conflict (CyCon) still in progress, it seems almost churlish to ask whether a military alliance from the Cold War – created to prevent Soviet tanks from rolling over Europe – is really the right organisation to be hosting these discussions. The conference is taking place in the mediaeval old-town section of Estonia’s capital, Tallinn… Read more »

Security: a skill for everyone

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Perhaps it’s about time we stopped thinking of information security purely as a specialist, technical profession and instead embrace it as a fundamental office skill, applicable to anyone whose fingers touch a keyboard. Security awareness among ordinary office workers – even among that mythical tribe of employees known as ‘knowledge workers’ – is patchy to say the least. Where information… Read more »