I Write Policies Not Tragedies: An Intro to Security Management

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Chances are, if you study or work in Information Technology, or specifically the realm of Information Security, you’ve heard of security management. Security management, though broad, is pretty nuanced and encompasses every domain of security in one way or another – this post will cover at a high level what some areas of security management are, (we’ll look at these in more individual detail in later posts) and briefly what some of the problems are that organisations face with security management.

Grounded: A High-level Overview on Aviation Industry Security

Estimated difficulty: πŸ’œπŸ’œπŸ’œπŸ’œπŸ’œ For the folks that follow me on Twitter, you may remember me exclaiming for help a few months back for information on the security within the aviation industry for my Information Assurance (IA) assignment. Firstly, a huge thank you to everyone that reached out – applying professional Continue Reading

You Shall Not Pass: Authentication 101

Estimated difficulty: πŸ’œπŸ’œπŸ€πŸ€πŸ€ Authentication. A familiar “buzzword” we see that is parroted in all things security, a selling point for many vendors, and a well-known term written (quite a lot) by pen-testers in their final reports. But what exactly is authentication? Well, in reality authentication is a complex and sizeable Continue Reading