Context Switching

It’s like alt-tabbing constantly but in real life.  Imagine the following… You’re trying to get on with your daily tasks. You’re in your flow and you notice an email come in marked urgent which you’re cc’d into and a bunch of people want your opinion on something today. You answer it and get back to […]


The Human Factor in Security

Last week I took part in IT Security Guru’s tweet chat. It was a fun little tweet along and they’ve now taken the time to write it up as a blog for those who missed it. You can check out the blog piece here. Thanks to IT Security Guru for facilitating it and much respect […]

Books General

Visual Thinking

I like to doodle. I doodle when I’m in meetings. I doodle when I’m on the phone. I find it helps my creativity. I recently purchased Visual Thinking and it’s already giving me some cool ideas, especially when you need images for presentations. Now I’m thinking why not create my own? Obviously it’ll depend on […]


Security Culture TV

A few years ago my friend Kai Roer and I got on Google Hangouts to talk about security awareness, behaviour and culture and we had some great guests join us.  Now it’s back and Kai invited me along to have a catch up, cheers bro! I’m looking forward to all the new guests, their perspectives and opinions. […]


Infosecurity Magazine Panel

Along with Flavius Plesu and Lauren Zink, I was invited by Info Security Magazine to be a panelist on their On Demand EMEA Online Summit. Full agenda here: Our topic was “Building Brand Infosec: From Engaging with Employees to Driving Secure Behaviour” and I addressed the challenge of building a security champions network. You can find the recording here and my slides […]


Transformational Security Awareness

During the SANS European Security Awareness Summit I had the pleasure of meeting Perry Carpenter he mentioned he was writing a book on security awareness and was going to include a section where he interviewed practitioners in the field and asked if I would like to be in it. He explained the premise and the goal of […]


PeepSec 2019

Earlier this week I went across to Level 39 after I was invited by CybSafe to be a speaker at their annual online summit, PeepSec. The summit is focussed around opportunities and issues concerning people and technology. They had some excellent speakers that I was humbled to be alongside. Here’s the link to the main PeepSec page and a link to my interview with […]

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