Social Engineering, Insider threat & the Human Element of Security
We provide educational and entertaining webinars, podcasts and presentations about Social Engineering, the Human Element of Security, business and life! We interview some of the key names in the field and present cutting edge content that leads the way in how we think and approach the "human factor" of security.
Who are the corporate tribes who we need to unite against attackers? Why are "users" so key to the success or failure of organisational security? And why is fear such a vital weapon in the fight against malicious social engineering attacks?
This webinar debates these issues and looks and how and why the human element is still as important as ever in the defence of the fortress
On this episode, I’m delighted to chat with Craig Clark.
Craig Clark is the Information Security & Compliance Manager at University of East London. Not only that but Craig is an Independent EU-GDPR Certified Consultant.
An ISO17024 accredited expert on the current Data Protection Act and the upcoming European General Data Protection Regulations, Craig has significant expertise in embedding data protection and security frameworks such as BS10012:2016 and ISO27001 in order to meet stringent data privacy obligations.
For this episode, I’m delighted to chat with Quentyn Taylor.
Quentyn is Director of Information Security for Canon Europe. He has a wealth of experience in both the IT and information security arenas and, in recent years, has focused his attention on building business relationships across the world.
Quentyn has driven Canon’s strategy to highlight the importance of document security and help business customers to minimise their security risk. Quentyn strongly believes in educating users about the importance of a comprehensive, overall security framework that will allow Canon’s business customers to improve security in a cost-effective way.
During his career, Quentyn has worked in a variety of industries for a number of organisations including outsourced service providers, Internet service providers as well as Dotcom businesses, before moving to Canon in 2000.
In this episode, I’m delighted to talk to Mark Smith.
Mark is a freelance journalist, who has written for major publications in both print and online, including The Guardian, BBC, Mirror Online, Daily Express Online as well as specialist publications such as Global Trade Review and Global Politics.
In this episode, I’m delighted to be joined by Richard DeVere.
Richard is the Principal Consultant for The AntiSocial Engineer Ltd, he has an extensive background in penetration testing and social engineering assessments, including ‘red team’ exercises and information gathering assessments for financial institutions and some of the UK’s largest companies.
In this episode, I’m delighted to be joined by Robert Schifreen.
In 1985, Robert and the late Steve Gold were arrested by the newly-formed Scotland Yard Computer Crime Unit. This led to the world’s first jury trial in connection with computer hacking. Their ultimate acquittal led to the introduction of the Computer Misuse Act 1990.
Robert worked as a writer and editor on a number of well-known computer magazines for 25 years and then spent 14 years involved in IT projects at the University of Brighton. In 2014 he founded SecuritySmart, which provides IT security awareness training to UK companies.
In this episode, I'm delighted to talk Tim Gallo and Allan Liska.
Tim is a cyber security specialist engineer at Symantec. Tim has been working in IT security since 1999, but he’s also been a bouncer, a bartender, and a physicist. He loves finding new ways to do things, in particular by breaking them. Tim has been spending time lately tearing apart pumps, golf carts, and other items to rebuild them into something better, faster, and stronger.
Allan is an intelligence architect at Recorded Future. Allan has more than 15 years’ experience in the world of security and has worked as both a security practitioner and an ethical hacker. Through his work at Symantec, iSIGHT Partners, FireEye, and Recorded Future, Allan has helped countless organizations improve their security posture using more effective intelligence. He is the author of The Practice of Network Security, Building an Intelligence-Led Security Program, and Securing NTP: A Quickstart Guide and the co-author of DNS Security: Defending the Domain Name System and Ransomware: Defending Against Digital Extortion.
In this episode, I am delighted to talk to Stuart Coulson.
Stuart has been involved in the information security industry for many years and has extensive experience and expertise of working with major corporations and assisting them with relevant online protection plans and security solutions.
His current role at the Challenge sees him working with organisations to complement their existing strategies to fill the cyber skills gap.
In this episode, I am delighted to chat to Dr. Daniel Dresner. Daniel’s LinkedIn profile tells us he is a consulting research analyst and lecturer. His mission is to find the threads that bind information together and mend them when they break. He contributed material to the Cyber Essentials and worked with a colleague to define the only real benchmark of cyber security. Being a proud father and grandfather motivated him to define ‘The Green Surf Code’.
In this episode, I was delighted to be joined by Graham Cluley. Graham Cluley is a security blogger, researcher and public speaker. He has been a well-known figure in the computer security industry since the early 1990s when he wrote the first ever version of Dr Solomon's Anti-Virus Toolkit for Windows.