BSides Lisbon

via IFTTT It was my first time in Lisbon, it was my first time keynoting at a Bsides… what could possibly go wrong? Thanks so much to the whole team and attendees at BSides Lisbon for a fantastic event!

GDPR Millionaire

via IFTTT Read the original blog by Rowenna here: http://ift.tt/2zgNKou If PCI DSS paid off the mortgage, then GDPR looks well on its way to buy the yacht. But how does one go about making some of that GDPR gangster money if they don’t know much about the regulation? Well, becoming a GDPR consultant is […]

How to be an infosec thought leader

Becoming a thought leader is the epitome of professional success. But a thought leader isn’t a title that one attains by going to Harvard, or Cambridge. No, it’s a title bestowed by your peers. So how does one become known as a thought leader? Simple, just watch this video and follow the awesome advice given […]

Bsides Lisbon and the car door

I’m truly honoured to have been invited to keynote at Bsides Lisbon this year on November 10th. It’ll be the first time I’ve visited Portugal, and the first time I’ve keynoted at a Bsides. Ordinarily I’d probably be feeling a bit apprehensive of speaking at a conference that I haven’t even attended, let alone keynote […]

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Undermining security and weakening Android

I have Amazon Prime, I quite like their shows, and whenever I have some time to kill I’ll watch an episode or 3. A couple of weeks ago, I thought it would be a good idea to install the official Amazon video app on my android device, so that I could download episodes and watch […]

Ransomware uses

via IFTTT Someone asked me if there are any unusual or legitimate uses for ransomware. If you break down what ransomware is, it’s just encryption. But it’s more like “surprise” encryption where someone else does the encryption, and keeps the key. So, I present five unorthodox ways to use ransomware in this video. However, if […]

Hacking Conference Shirts

T-shirts are among the most popular giveaways at security conferences. They’re great, practical, and serve as walking advertisements. But if you go to enough conferences, you’ll usually find yourself accumulating far too many shirts. There are only so many shirts you can use to wear when working out, or doing DIY projects, or as rags […]

Digital Cemetery and the Myspace vulnerability

via IFTTT Recently, security researcher Leigh-Anne Galloway (@L_AGalloway) found a vulnerability on Myspace, my first thought was amazement that Myspace still existed. It’s one of the sites that seems to have been lost in the digital abyss, like tears in the rain. The details of the vulnerability (which appears to have been fixed now) can […]

BBC Click and Tweetchats

Spent a day with the BBC, and hosted a tweetchat. Just an ordinary day, no biggie.Link to the tweetchat moment: GDPR tweetchat Tweetchat blog isn’t about, but keep your eye on http://ift.tt/1s8wHrF for info

RANT, Steelcon, and that shirt!

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