404: Ep.26 – Cyber Insurance – is it worth having?

The cyber insurance market is still relatively in its infancy. The first policies were introduced in the early 90s with the onset of the internet, and it had quite a slow take-off. This was most likely due to a lack of perceived risk. With the explosion of technology, cyber-attacks increased, but cyber insurance probably only […]

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 […]

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, […]

404: Ep. 20 – The Problem with SMS

SMS security

Mobile technology has improved exponentially since its inception; bandwidth, the number of connections made, and the fidelity of phone calls are all much better. But the underlying infrastructure used for SMS and the associated protocols have not moved on.  Dr David Day explores the pitfalls of SMS with Kieran Twidale-Smith.

404: Ep. 19 – Hacking the Brain

Brain Hacking

Hacking of the brain occurs when the particular way in which we act and think is intentionally taken advantage of. Dr David Day is really making us think as he introduces the topic of brain hacking and how vulnerable we are to information sources around us.