Tag Archives: phishing

Blocking malicious domains using Squid

Squid has to be my all-time favourite open source project. I’ve used it extensively in my own projects, and Squid formed a key part of my lecturing to finalists in my spell as an academic and consultant. Every student that finished my final year networks course would have encountered my Squid build worksheet! One of… Read More »

Encouraging strong cyber security practices by employees: the first line of defence

End users are one of the key battlegrounds between organisational security initiatives and hackers. Phishing, malware-laden email, and fileless attacks are some of the most widespread attack vectors, making end-users the first line of defence. The SANS Ouch! Newsletter is issued monthly from SANS and provides some good quality guidance on topical issues in cyber… Read More »