The one with John Strand

Digital security

David talks to John Strand about his experience over the last two decades and share stories and anecdotes about dealing with organisations across all verticals.

Cybersecurity Pillars

Cybersecurity confidentiality availability integrity

The pillars of cybersecurity are confidentiality, integrity and availability of data. It is all about data security and protection.

404: Ep. 22 – Risk Assessments

Cyber Risk Assessment

A one-size-fits-all approach does not work when it comes to risk. Every organisation is different. Every organisation is different. And that is why a risk assessment should be completed upfront. You have to make sure that you identify the impact and likelihood of the worst problems taking place, so that you can assess the effort […]

Risk Assessments

Risk Assessments

Why should you do a risk assessment in the first place?  When we are approached about cybersecurity and someone asks what the first steps should be, the response is always the same; start with a risk assessment. Everyone should have a cybersecurity budget to work with. In most cases, you would be working with a […]

404: Ep. 21 – Tales from the Crypt

When you do not remain secure online, you put everyone in your organisation at risk! Cybersecurity should not be about ‘box-ticking’. You can get the certification, but compliance does not equal security. And we can run all the penetration tests and cybersecurity reviews, but it is also important to implement the advice that follows. Unfortunately, […]

Tales from the Crypt

https://youtu.be/Hbs2Y3uaUfU We have a few fascinating stories from the trenches for you today as we delve into our crypt of memories! We do a lot of penetration testing and cybersecurity reviews at Samurai, and, unfortunately, people ignore our advice. This is quite strange when you consider the fact that we are paid to dispense information. And to […]