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ContraRisk Security Podcast 0018: The professional approach

» Listen or download now on the podcasts page » The information security business isn’t short on qualifications and certifications, but does it have the right ones? And do organisations who employ infosec specialists even understand them? Ian Glover, president of CREST, the not-for-profit organisation that provides standards and certifications in areas like penetration testing, believes that what the infosec industry needs… 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 »