My wife has been hospitalised recently. The bottom of sodium and potassium levels in her blood has fallen out. She had to be put on life support and at one stage permanent brain damage and … Continue reading On thinking – observations from a hospital bed side
Weakest link, or… – short version
“Information Security is only as strong as the weakest link in the chain” The above statement seems to be popular. It appears time to time in blogs, on company websites, in research, in white papers, … Continue reading Weakest link, or… – short version
Backup plan – planning for success
“…I think that the minute that you have a backup plan, you’ve admitted that you’re not going to succeed…” The above quote was making its rounds on LinkedIn for a while. People “liked” it. Many … Continue reading Backup plan – planning for success
On education – Part 1
“What is education for?” This is a question I sometimes ask in conversations about university courses. The response is usually a bewildered look, even on the face of some high ranking academics. After a few … Continue reading On education – Part 1
On frameworks – how to choose one?
I was approached by a number of people recently, asking my opinion on frameworks. TOGAF, SABSA, COBIT 5, CMMI, and the list go on. Their roles include CISO, security engineer, consultant and so on. A … Continue reading On frameworks – how to choose one?