Category: Rant

Data Breaches – why are we not learning?

The Marriot group has just been hit with a data breach, 500 million account details.  The biggest in quite a while.  As a security professional, I am amazed at how many of these breaches we see weekly.  As always, companies like Marriot will be embarrassed about what happened, and try to manage the fallout from
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Why I don’t church anymore

I am a Christian.  I was brought up as one, grew up in the church, and for as long as I can remember, God has been a part of my life.  I am also logical.  I like to understand things, be able to explain things, and for the last few years, I started observing some
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Another day, another hack – LinkedIn

LinkedIn, the famous professional social networking site, was hacked in 2012.  At first, it was thought that only 6.5 million accounts were hacked.  A few weeks ago, it turns out that more than 165 million accounts have been hacked. Now the hackers did not get the password.  They got your email addresses, and the password
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It is time to vote

July 2nd 2016 is the time we vote.  We, the people of Australia, decides who our next prime minister would be. Isn’t it amazing, that no matter who is in power, there is always something bad to be said about the man in charge.  I personally do not think that Turnbull is doing too bad
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OneDrive, and how Microsoft is losing the plot

Over the last year or so, Microsoft has done some great things with it’s OneDrive solution.  For the novice, OneDrive is cloud-based storage solution, much like iCloud, Dropbox, and Google Drive.  Since it has the  backing of Microsoft, and it is starting to have quite a big business push, it was really a good deal for
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