Day: 7 September 2017

The Day the Toaster Turned – an IoT Apocalypse

The Day the Toaster Turned – an IoT Apocalypse

In security circles they’re already talking about an ‘IoT Zombie Apocalypse’ and that’s got me thinking about whether a zombie army made up of fridges, cameras, toasters, and thermostats could be as bad as the clambering and crawling, flesh-desiring, cadaverous zombies we’ve grown used to since George Romero redefined the genre back in the 1970s. …

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Security Awareness Lacks a Rogues Gallery - joining the dots

‘Joining the Dots’ for Effective People-Centred Cybersecurity

At Layer 8 we find ourselves talking to people about cyber security every day, and it’s rare that we meet someone who isn’t passionate and committed to doing a better job of securing personal and business assets from a data breach, phishing and ransomware. Our conversations tend to fall into two categories; we provide workshops …

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Security Awareness Lacks a Rogues Gallery

Security Awareness Lacks a Rogues’ Gallery – So Let’s Play Hackers WHICH ONE WOULD YOU BE?

When we were kids there were numerous ways to play a ‘goodie’ or a ‘baddie’ but we quickly learnt that heroes and villains were co-dependent. There was no earthly point in wandering around being evil if a group of co-operative saps weren’t available to receive the fruits of your dastardly plots. Likewise, being good (always …

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Measure return on investment in security culture behaviour change - Impossible

Measure return on investment in security culture/behaviour change? Impossible?

If you regularly read our blogs, you will know that we discuss a different approach to this subject. One of collaboration, dialogue and integration. Out of collaboration emerges a position only the savviest of Security Professionals have achieved. That position is one of true integration, a position where security is correctly considered as part of …

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Sarah Janes Presents on The Human Factor to Leading UK Security Professionals

Sarah Janes Presents on ‘The Human Factor’ to Leading UK Security Professionals

  The City Security and Resilience Networks (CSARN) is a leading UK based business membership network bring together public and private sector leaders to effect meaningful change. CSARN’s most recent public event ‘The Cyber Dilemma – is mitigation the only option?’ was held at the Cavalry and Guards Club, Piccadilly on 13th July, with a brief …

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Working with iSC to shape the Security Industry

Working With (ISC)² To Shape the Security Industry

For the past 25 years (ISC)² has been shaping the security industry by offering training, events, education and certification for security professionals. Sarah Janes is delighted to have been invited into that process, by being asked to deliver a webinar on Developing Security Behaviours: 8 Practical Principles for Effective Change. Sarah had this to say about the opportunity to use …

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