After my childhood odyssey from Poland to Australia, I developed an insatiable thirst for travel and a deep-seated curiosity about our vibrant, diverse world. Now, with more than 140 countries imprinted on my passport, I am living proof that a rootless beginning can inspire a life of exploration.
In 1980, at the tender age of seven, my life took an unexpected turn. I was uprooted from my quaint Polish neighbourhood and planted firmly into the vast, sun-baked landscape of Australia. The transition was sudden, thrilling, and terrifying, like a rollercoaster ride you’re too young to fully understand.
From the earliest memories of my childhood, trains have always fascinated me. Their rhythmic rumbles, the hypnotic tracks stretching to infinity, and their promise of adventures in distant lands, have always stirred a sense of intrigue and wanderlust within me.
This article will delve into the heart of Boulder’s people, examining the distinct characteristics that define us as Boulderites. From our love for the great outdoors to our commitment to environmental sustainability, these facets of our identity make Boulder the vibrant, diverse, and progressive city it is today.
I’ve always held a fascination for the magic of Irish whiskey. It’s not just the golden hues or the intoxicating aromas that captivated me, but the centuries-old tales steeped into every drop. As I embarked on a journey through the history of this renowned spirit, I discovered a saga as riveting as the whiskey itself.
The procedures for purchasing firearms in California and Texas are different, with California having stricter regulations compared to Texas. In this essay, we will compare and contrast the firearms purchasing procedures in both states to help you understand the key differences.
Ah Austin, the land of BBQ, live music, and a thriving tech scene. It’s a place where cowboys rub elbows with coders, and the tech geeks and musicians alike come to chase their dreams. It’s a city that’s as weird as it is wonderful, and it’s no wonder that it’s often referred to as the “Silicon Hills.”
Buying a gun in California is a process that is regulated by state and federal laws. In California, purchasing a firearm is subject to strict background checks and restrictions, aimed at preventing firearms from falling into the wrong hands. In this essay, we will explore the process of buying a gun in California and the […]
Biometric verification/authentication isn’t as safe and robust as you’re being led to believe. Fingerprint scanners are commonplace on laptops, phones and tablets but be vigilant.
You have no idea how many people advised me against moving to Temple Bar, the watering hole and club district in central Dublin. I only heard bad things about the square mile, but after a couple of night owl jaunts, I fell in love with the place.
Zero Trust (ZT) was heralded as a disruptive network architecture that would finally put an end to internal threats. It was also supposed to bridge the security gap between implicitly trusted internal network zones and untrusted perimeter defences.
Cybersecurity attacks will continue to increase in both frequency and sophistication over time — mostly due to the blasé attitudes within the industry about what should be done. While APT tactics, techniques and procedures (TTPs) continue to be refined on a global scale, the targeted organizations either bury their heads in the sand pretending that there is nothing that can be done, or throw their arms up into the air with frustration and despair.
I’ve always found mentors to be truly remarkable people who not only make light work of venturing outside societal and technical norms but who go out on a limb to help those who ask. Their advice has often helped me to successfully navigate corporate politics, avoid technical minefields and, on occasion, convinced me to restructure my thinking, expectations and attitudes.
Today I found out that on behalf of SecbÃ¼ro Labs, I have been selected as a contributing cybersecurity expert for a 144 page special edition of Hackin9 & eForensics magazines titled “Predictions for Cybersecurity in 2016.
Last week I was in Berlin attending the Cloud Security Alliance Congress EMEA 2015, where I had the opportunity to meet some very interesting security specialists in visualization, cloud, telecom and networking sectors.
With an influx of security bulletins for Android-based devices, I decided to install antivirus software on my Android phone as a precautionary measure. However, the experience was anything but ideal — poor performance and high battery consumption. While security has a price on any platform, battery powered devices suffer far more because they can only store […]
Despite billions being spent on security, many organizations continue to fail miserably in preventing information leakage through their corporate proxy servers and web gateways. In most cases, the reason is that people are unaware of how the underlying technology and protocols operate nor which features should be enabled or disabled. Below you will find guidance on […]
It’s not every day that you get to play the role of the chief information officer (CIO) of a Fortune 100 company. However, in light of recent high-profile cybersecurity breaches, let’s imagine for a moment that you are a CIO who is busy preparing to deliver a rather sobering cybersecurity briefing. This is the first of […]
So which is it: Cyber Security, Cyber-Security or Cybersecurity? Is this the next reincarnation of datacentre vs. data center or ciphertext vs. cipher text? The security industry still hasn’t made any concerted effort to close on the cyber?security anomaly. And with about 15 million search results each, not even Google is able to raise a leg […]
For many people within the corporate security community, Google’s January 2010 disclosure that it had been targeted by a sophisticated attack, marked the beginning of the Advanced Persistent Threat (APT) era. Although Google’s disclosure put APT into the spotlight, law enforcement, intelligence and counterintelligence communities had already been using the term for a number of years. […]