Keeping your server in your office keeps your data safe, right? Just make sure the firewall is working and you’re golden. Because if it’s inside your physical perimeter, it’s protected, isn’t it? Well… It depends on your visitor policies. Your what? All that boring stuff to do with signing people in, showing them to meeting … Continue reading Visitors – you just can’t trust them
Before you leave your house, do you check all the locks – doors and windows? Bet you do. When you audit your organisation’s IT security, do you do the same thing? Bet you don’t. You may have excellent perimeter defences; strong security policies; thorough security awareness training. You may run mobile device management, and configuration … Continue reading Front door locked, back door open
Don't be. I do wish mainstream media outlets would at least do some basic research before parroting complete nonsense. The "Jenson Button knocked out with anaesthetic gas" story, as reported on the BBC, for instance. It would be quite fun to watch a potential burglar, having lugged the many heavy cylinders necessary to fill a … Continue reading Worried about being gassed in your home?
There’s a great story I heard from a security trainer once, which I’ve shamelessly stolen and use in my own courses: A US corporation decides to introduce an ID badge policy, requiring all staff to wear their badges visibly at all times, and to challenge anyone seen walking around without a badge. Badges are issued, … Continue reading How good is your physical security?