Crying wolf

All weekend the question "A SQL injection attack, in 2015?" has been going around my head. If you don't understand why, you must have missed the news that UK Telco TalkTalk had suffered a major theft of data from what it appears were its woefully inadequate systems. If you don't understand "SQL injection attack" I'm increasingly … Continue reading Crying wolf

Risk, hacking, internet fridges and bad journalism

A few years ago I found myself teaching some of the skills of project management to a group of people who worked at a shipping insurance company. There was a module about risk management, and I was somewhat daunted by presenting it to a group of people whose professional life revolved around the assessment of … Continue reading Risk, hacking, internet fridges and bad journalism