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What personal prejudices are driving your behaviour and decision making ?

This hilarious comedy skit about Doctor Who being reborn as a woman has caught people – that reads ‘men’, by surprise ! The key message here is to reflect upon our own hidden prejudices that influence our behaviour in personal relationships, business, politics and social environments. For those not familiar with this hit British series […]

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Server & Workstation Patching for Nuclear Utilities– what you don’t know won’t hurt you !!

The Wannacry malware and the variants that came shortly thereafter, targeted platforms with known vulnerabilities specifically running operating systems that had been retired many years earlier. Microsoft for example, has a defined lifecycle policy on its products. The first milestone is end of Mainstream Support. Mainstream support mainly refers to free phone and online support,

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Email – No longer set and forget.

Email borne threats have increased exponentially over the last decade. Our dependence on the humble email has fundamentally changed the way we do business.  The Radicati Group in their latest Email Statistics Report indicates that there are approximately 3.8 billion email users in 2018 that send close to 282 billion emails per day. From the outset of its

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Aristotle and his contribution to preventing email domain spoofing.

Well over 2 thousand years ago, Aristotle, a Greek philosopher, defined a concept that we know and use today – that of causality typically known as “cause and effect”. In fact, he proposed that causality has 4 contributing factors or causes, that can identify the reason of anything occurring. Don’t worry – you haven’t landed

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Simple Techniques to mitigate Business Email Compromise (BEC)

This week, another major secure email gateway provider aka anti virus provider, announced new features to deal with the growing problem of business email compromise (BEC) or email spoofing. ​ Business Email Compromise (BEC), CEO email abuse, spear phishing, whaling, email domain spoofing – these are some of the terms that are used to describe

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Executives / CxO level targeted in CEO Email Abuse scams

Only this past week has news come out that a CEO of a large aircraft parts manufacturer for Airbus has been sacked by the board for losing €50million in a spear phishing / CEO email abuse email. News article is available here. Furthermore, the FBI reported that across a 2 year period, some 18,000 people lost

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So what is DMARC ?

This short video presents an overview of DMARC — the technology of Domain-based Message Authentication, Reporting and Conformance. DMARC brings new features to the world of email, and is aimed squarely at solving a problem that has plagued email from the very beginning: There isn’t a reliable way to tell if email is real or

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