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by Sash, on 16/07/2020 4:54:49 PM

Background The public figure Twitter account hijacking extends well past social media and has many parallels to business and enterprise systems. Whenever there is a breach, it should be review …

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by Sash, on 15/03/2019 5:32:45 PM

This weekend's Formula 1 Grand Prix has an unlikely parallel to the cyber security industry. You see, Formula 1 is a precisely engineered environment, where suspension load is modelled across …

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by Sash, on 25/05/2018 2:58:00 PM

I have been in Europe for a couple of weeks now working on some longer-term strategic initiatives for Security Centric. My work brought me into a larger number of organisations …

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by Sash, on 17/05/2017 1:17:00 PM

Even the catchy name is not particularly innovative (Heartbleed has to take that prize over others such as BEAST and POODLE). As someone intimately involved in cyber security on a …

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by Sash, on 14/05/2015 2:05:00 PM

QSA organisations and individual assessors usually complete the final phase of a PCI DSS compliance program – that is, a final audit. Whilst Security Centric is a QSA organisation, only …

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by Sash, on 14/04/2014 4:20:00 PM

Much has been written about the OpenSSL Heartbleed vulnerability, which affects the TLS heartbeat mechanism used by some versions of the OpenSSL library. Numerous open source and commercial products use …

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Finally, an actionable blog

The purpose of this blog is to make available the real-world lessons, experience, observations and mistakes that are part of the daily life of a group of cyber security professionals.

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  • What mistakes organisations are making (anonymously of course!)
  • What effective actions are available to quickly and economically achieve effective protection (without buying new kit)
  • Trends we're seeing, via our incident response and forensic investigation capabilities
  • And sometimes, just frustrations about what is wrong with cyber :|

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