Who was I kidding the Tube strike wasn’t going to be cancelled! I woke up grumbling like Muttley and made my way across London town. Once I’d picked up my pass I headed upstairs and although I’d seen the Council Chamber the day before (aka swag bag pack day) when I walked in on Tuesday I was […]
At the beginning of a New Year I usually set myself some goals, If I reach these goals then I reward myself. If I don’t reach them well then no goodies for me. This harks back to when I was a child…discipline ruled. Naturally, I didn’t like it at the time but in most things […]
So most of last week I was in Olso, Norway and without my mittens. Ok I really need to let go of this mitten thing. I don’t even own any. I just like the sound of the word…mmmiiittens, hmmm anyway I digress. I finally met Kai and his business partner Lars who is also a […]
Although I had planned to submit to a CFP somewhere (namely, to the full track at BSides London for 2014) after my BSides London Rookie Track talk, I hadn’t anticipated on getting invited to speak at an event. So I was quite flattered when Kai Roer (@kairoer / roer.com) asked me if I’d like to […]
Somehow I made it onto Tripwire’s list of rising stars and hidden gems! I’ll take gem over star any day! It was quite flattering to find out I was on this list. I did have to ask them to edit it as I’m more of an educator than hacker. Thank you Tripwire!
Well the day has come and gone and this is my Rookie Track review and BSides London 2013 experience… It wasn’t long after I’d registered that Robin introduced (over email) me to my mentor Mike. At first, I was a bit apprehensive. What with Mike in Birmingham and me in London town I thought to […]
I have always had the motto continual self enhancement it is to this end that along side my book idea I’ve added a couple of certifications to my skill set namely, the ISO27001 Lead Auditor certification and the Advanced Professional Certificate in Investigative Practice. The Lead Auditor course was to complement my existing experience around the ISO27001 […]
On a freezing Saturday evening, my brain was whirring with talk of awareness – I really don’t know why. I guess I wasn’t actually aware hmmm, I blame the cold. Then it came to me…ping! One of those light bulb moments (energy efficient of course) that next year Security BSides London has a Rookie Track. Oooh I thought, […]