Monthly Archives: November 2013

ContraRisk Security Podcast 21: securing the cloud; and PCI DSS 3.0

» Listen or download now on the podcasts page » There seems to be no clear consensus about how to do cloud security, or even it it’s possible. According to Colin Tankard of Digital Pathways, it really comes down to what you define as ‘secure’. A lot of it is to do with who needs to see the data and how you access… Read more »

Down with the kids, and the CEO

      No Comments on Down with the kids, and the CEO

The pressure on CISOs is well-recognised – growing cyber threats, static IT budgets, staff who ignore the most basic advice (password 123456 anyone?) and board directors who still think it’s all just an IT problem. Yet on the other side of the scales, cyber security professional has to be one of the most coveted job titles around at present. First… Read more »

ContraRisk Security Podcast 20: Rogue insiders and cybercrime co-operation

» Listen or download now on the podcasts page » Cybercrime co-operation The International Cyber Security Protection Alliance (ICSPA) was formed to help help government and law enforcement agencies assist businesses in tackling cybercrime. Co-operation and information sharing are very much at the core of this kind of activity, so, at the recent ISSE conference in Brussels, Steve Mansfield-Devine asked John Lyons,… Read more »