One of my volunteer interests is in supporting the BCS activities in Dorset. I am currently overhauling the operation of the Branch to achieve maximum traction and progress and welcome new contacts, ideas and collaborations. I am also keen to organise online web conferences remotely on the same lines. Are you an IT professional interested… Read More »
I could not help notice the widely publicised takedown of the counter anti-virus (CAV) Scan4You and associated prosecution. The background and outcomes from this case are a good reminder of the arms race between the information security industry and malware authors.
Some time ago BCS launched the Certificate in Information Security Management Principles, or CISMP. It offers a sensible syllabus and is backed by an appropriate non-profit: BCS.
A severe bug reported in WordPress 4.9.3 is getting greater coverage, due to a faulty auto-update feature.
I thought I’d pen a short post on some free URL scanning services that can helpful for the occasional malware scan or starting point for initial investigative work.