• Secure mobile messaging with Threema

    | by Mirko Zorz - Wednesday, 17 September 2014.

    If you're concerned about the privacy of your mobile communications, there's a variety of tools you can use to protect yourself. Today I'm taking a closer look at Threema, a mobile messaging app that comes with end-to-end encryption and supports iOS and Android, with a Windows Phone edition in the works.

  • Bulletproof SSL and TLS

    | by Zeljka Zorz - Friday, 12 September 2014.

    Deploying SSL or TLS in a secure way is a great challenge for system administrators. This book aims to simplify that challenge by offering extensive knowledge and good advice - all in one place.

  • Inside the ISO 27001 Documentation Toolkit

    | by Mirko Zorz - Tuesday, 19 August 2014.

    You work for a small or medium company and you'd like to become compliant, but budget is always an issue. The ISO 27001 Documentation Toolkit from 27001 Academy is here to help. The Toolkit is available in several languages and will guide you through the whole process for a fraction of the cost of a consultant.

    It's important to note that I'm not an ISO 27001 expert. Still, I was curious to see what value could the Documentation Toolkit offer to someone that's approaching this challenge for this first time.

  • Using the iStorage datAshur Personal secure USB flash drive

    | by Zeljka Zorz - Wednesday, 20 August 2014.

    The iStorage datAshur Personal is a PIN-activated USB flash drive designed for everyday use, both private and corporate. The drive comes in three sizes: 8GB, 16GB and 32GB.

  • Social Engineering Penetration Testing

    | by Zeljka Zorz - Friday, 15 August 2014.

    We know that the human element is often the weakest link in the security chain, and that attackers - whether they are after money, user information, corporate or state secrets - regularly take advantage of this fact to gain a foothold into computer systems and networks. This book aims to show you how to plan and execute an effective social engineering penetration test and assessment, and how to write a helpful report about it.


Banks and IT security: The elements of success

Nathan Horn-Mitchem, VP, Information Security Officer at Provident Bank, talks about delivering and maintaining IT security for 80 branches of the bank.

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