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Upcoming commission: WannaCry article

I am writing a news analysis on the WannaCry ransomware for Infosecurity Magazine. There has been an unprecedented amount of press around WannaCry already, so we want to dig a little deeper. In particular we want to cover: • How this attack happened (the technical details) • The fundamental issues that have come to light Read More

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Update on BVE content: last request for comment

Thanks to everyone who has provided comment for the articles I’m writing for BVE. The majority of the copy has now been filed. But I’m still looking or input or interviews on the last few pieces, below: You can contact me via this link in the first instance, but I need any contributions by 1700 Read More

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Upcoming work: articles for BVE broadcast show, Feb 2017

Over the next few weeks I am writing a series of articles for the BVE Show, which takes place at the end of February at Excel. The outlines are below, please feel free to submit comment to me directly (if commenting for more than one piece, please indicate the article(s) in your response.) You can Read More

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Speaking opportunity: Infosecurity Magazine webinar, 23 Feb 2017

I’m looking for one or two vendor-independent speakers to join this webinar, on Feb 23 at 1500 GMT: Hyper-Realistic Simulation – the New Approach to Cybersecurity Training The global cybersecurity market is short of one million people, which will grow to six million in three years. With threats growing in volume and sophistication, nearly every Read More

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Upcoming article: Buying a business to disrupt a market

For my series for Virgin Media Business, I’m doing one final piece this year on the theme of disruption. Buying a business to disrupt a market The feature will examine how acquiring disruptive businesses is one way established firms can themselves become disruptors, and indeed secure their survival. The focus is how acquiring a business Read More

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Updated: Speaking opportunities: Infosecurity Magazine, December 2016

Update: I have added two further sessions where we are looking for speakers. Audience is shown for each. Once again, speakers can be academics, consultants, analysts or CIOs and CISOs (but not, sadly, security technology vendors). 6 DEC 2016, 13:00 EST, 10:00 PST A Million Analysts Won’t Save Your SOC: The Future of Security Operations Read More

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Upcoming feature: Intrapreneurism – looking for expert input

For a microsite being developed by Virgin Media Business, I’m writing a feature on “intrapreneurism”. We’ll look at intrapreneurism and the roll it plays in shaping successful, disruptive companies that thrive in the dynamic world of modern business. We’ll set out to explain what intrapreneurism is and how it differs from entrepreneurism is, companies known Read More

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Infosecurity speaking opportunities, November 2016

I am moderating two webinars for Infosecurity Magazine in November 2016. The topics are below. Please contact me if you’re interested in speaking at either session. These sessions are open to academics, analysts and independent experts, but not IT security vendors.   17 NOV 2016, 15:00 GMT, 10:00 EST Network Encryption Made Easy: Utilizing Network Read More

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Speaking opportunity: Infosecurity Magazine webinar, 20 Oct 2016

We’re looking for two external speakers for the webinar below, which will be at 1500 BST on Thurs, 20 October. Preference will be given to end users – i.e. CIOs, CISOs and other IT security practitioners (this session is not open to vendor speakers). The synopsis below is provisional at this stage, but should give Read More

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Upcoming commission: securing smart cities

For Infosecurity Magazine I’m writing a feature on ‘Securing Smart City Technology Adoption: Managing Privacy & Cyber Risk’.   This article will give a short intro to the topic, looking at the main privacy and cyber risk challenges with smart city technology. Then it will break out into dedicated to three case studies of cities that have made Read More

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