All posts by Derek Mizak

Cyber security consultant working on application of Artificial Intelligence to cyber security practice, Digital Forensic Investigator, ISO27001 lead auditor.

Cybersecurity Awareness Campaign

Regardless of how advanced the technological protective measures are, the often weakest part of any Information Security Management System are people. It is critical to ensure, staff is trained and aware about potential risks and […]

Importance of awareness

A serious security incident is a question of “when”, not “if”. In 2016 we have seen a number of remarkable news bulletins about cybersecurity incidents. For example, recently we saw a very serious issue relating […]

Is firewall and antivirus enough?

Years ago the security of IT systems was focused on antivirus and firewalls. However, it is important to understand that antivirus was only able to detect and analyse processes which were running on specific hosts, […]

GDPR – key points

GDPR, or the General Data Protection Regulation is on the top of mind of many managers in business community. The GDPR is due to come into force in 2018 and has the potential to significantly […]

When lack of risk assessment means less money

  Over the course of several months, and during our discussions with various board members, ‘cyber security’ is often compared to an insurance policy, in that it is a requirement due to fear or compliance […]

Cyber espionage – top of the list – defence in depth as response

      The latest research from Trend Micro Incorporated, reveals that 20% of global organisations rank cyber espionage as the most serious threat to their business, with a quarter (26%) struggling to keep up […]

GDPR – brief overview of requirements

Europe’s General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) will come into effect on 25th May 2018, leaving all organisations that process data of EU residents with less than 12 months to meet the stringent requirements of the regulation. […]

Risk in code reuse

We all have to become more efficient in everything what we do or get extinct like dinosaurs – except that in our case we will be replaced by more efficient competition or even potentially by […]

Prepare for cyber threats

A serious security incident is a question of “when,” not “if.” In 2016 and 2017 we have seen number of spectacular news about cybersecurity incidents. We have seen a very serious issue related to American […]