I decided to take a break from writing my usual tech/cyber related stuff and focus on other topics of interest. For the longest time, I have always been fascinated by the faculty of the mind, understanding mental patterns and how to “optimise” thinking. This article stemmed from my conversations over the weekends, as well as… Continue reading Make or Break – Paradox of Choice
Last updated: 4 September 2019 Acknowledgement The information provided in this post was through crowdsourcing, thanks to the IT Security SIG set up by Nigel Rodrigues, contributed by many, with candid discussion which inspired me to write this article. As this incident is still developing, this article will be updated with the latest information, and… Continue reading Malaysian Airport Incident – A case study
Where are we today? Almost on a daily basis, we are bombarded with news of cyber attacks, breaches, data leaks and more. It’s as if cyber related issues are becoming a norm, so much so someone was quoted saying “ There are 2 types of organization; the ones that has been breached, and the ones… Continue reading IT vs Cyber Security – Technology Debt
This thread started off as a discussion at the local Mamak (the Malaysian colloquial terminology for your cafe). A bunch of security and tech folks meet up to ponder upon the world and business woe. The discussion started off with the question “How do you decide on your tech purchase? What are your consideration factors?”… Continue reading Geopolitical considerations as part of Technology risk
In a recent expose published by SecureWorld through court documents seen, this issue has suddenly hit the spotlight. The damning question, can your employees be bought? Lets look at the reported news on the incident experienced by AT&T Wireless. The A&T& Wireless call center in Bothell, Washington is where this had begun. Call center employees… Continue reading Insider Threat – A look at AT&T incident
The incident Capital One issued a press release on 29 July 2019 that there was an unauthorized access by an outside individual who obtained access to it’s customer information. The information that was obtained were credit card application information, for applications between 2005 to early 2019. Information breached includes – Name – Addresses, ZIP/Postal Codes… Continue reading Capital One – The Breach
I woke up feeling very warm. I thought I missed the alarm, but its just 3:23 am. Very sure I don’t need a potty break, extremely sleepy and obviously upset. Leaned over to see the AC (air-condition), and I found that it was off. I’m very sure its too warm and by now the AC… Continue reading Do you need BCP for Cloud?