Category Archives: Security Training, Awareness and Reports

Security related awareness, training and reports, including learning sources and events etc.

Discussion topic, short definition for security?

If you would need to explain security in an easy way, how would you define it? I came up with 2 definitions. What is security? “Trying to influence people to take right decisions on complex things while using layman’s terms” … Continue reading

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Test: O365 and Azure test lab guides

Microsoft is providing 30 day trial environments for Office 365 and for Azure. These trials can be used to setup a test and development environment by following the step-by-step guides from MS. If you are intending to start using those … Continue reading

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Survey of ISO certifications, results for 2015

ISO is having surveys about number of ISO certifications, it is worth to have a look The table below is taken from the executive summary. There are also excel files available for each ISO standard that shows certifications per country … Continue reading

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Study report “Women in Cybersecurity”, by several co-authors

It is worth to have a look at the recent study report called The 2017 Global Information Security Workforce Study: Women in Cybersecurity. It can be found at the research page od the the Center for Cyber Safety and Education, … Continue reading

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OpenWrt, an alternative for improving network security at home with firewall and web proxy

Introduction OpenWrt is a Linux distribution that can be loaded into many wireless routers by replacing the original firmware with OpenWrt firmware. The picture below shows 2 such routers, together with Raspberry Pi on the right for comparison. My interest … Continue reading

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Reference sources for privacy laws

There are at least 3 freely available books that provide information about privacy laws in different countries. These are good references in pdf format. Baker & McKenzie’s Global Privacy Handbook (800p) (online version) see also related online tool Global Privacy … Continue reading

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Test: ONVIF IP Camera

ONVIF is recent standard for security IP cameras. Due to the standard, it should be easier to integrate these cameras into a surveillance solution. From ONVIF site: The ONVIF specification defines a common protocol for the exchange of information between … Continue reading

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