Opinion Piece - Legal Weapons of Mass Cyber Destruction

Published: 2019-08-13

How do organisations meet their cyber obligations and expectations whilst avoiding the high cost of cyber security? They use two business instruments that we call Dark Compliance and Dark Risk Management.

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How Hard Is It to Digitally Sign Malware?

Published: 2019-06-22

There has been an alarmingly incremental rising trend among threat groups these past years that have used seemingly legal means to obtain code signing certificates to sign their malware. How easy is it for adversaries to acquire a code signing certificate and sign their malware?

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Professional skills that every cyber security professionals should nurture

Published: 2019-02-28

Here are 10 things, that when done consistently, generate amazing results.

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Work cultures and office politics are what's failing cyber security

Published: 2019-02-21

The technical aspects of cyber security are pretty much resolved. The industry knows how adversaries breach networks, and we have proven techniques, technologies and procedures to stop them. So why do breaches keep happening?

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How do we create a thriving culture in the cyber security industry?

Published: 2019-02-20

If this blog post resonates with you, then I would like to invite you to become champions of a thriving cyber security culture. One that is all-inclusive, open-minded, of service, and that takes a stance against unacceptable social behaviours.

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What can a 1 year-old can teach us about cyber security?

Published: 2019-02-14

Whilst Japan’s Minister of Cybersecurity has never used a computer, my friend George’s 1 year old daughter has figured out how to use Skype on iPad to call her dad when she misses him.

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The difference between mediocre cyber security professionals and the very good ones is measured in minutes

Published: 2019-02-12

How many minutes of troubleshooting does it take for a software bug to make you quit? Through training hundreds of students across thousands of practical exercises we’ve learnt that the difference between average mediocre ones and the very good ones in cyber security is the 20 minute mark.

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Debunking The Myths And Misconceptions Surrounding Active Defence

Published: 2017-11-14

In this opinion piece, we will aim to set the record straight on what "Active Defence" is, how it is practiced, where the value is for the private sector, and why some organisations use "Active Defence" tactics and strategies when responding to incidents.

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