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Here in Sweden GDPR is one of the hottest topics within security. There is a lot of confusion regarding what is needed to be done and what different parties need to do. First of all, GDPR is a law. Any lawyers out there would probably want to correct me as it´s an EU thing, but […]

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Wiperware

And ransomware has been weaponised. If you remember my post a few months back regarding the future of ransomware we now see the emerging Wiperware, malware that´s sole target is to create mass destruction rather than take files for ransom. The article mentions Maersk loss of more than $200 million to NotPetya and that ransomware […]

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First day at Microsoft

Today I start my first day at Microsoft! Wish me luck!

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Swedish Transport Agency

I don´t know how many of you that spend your time reading about security issues during your vacation but you have probably heard about the struggles at the Swedish Transport Agency. There are quite a few things not right in the current rounds of the news but that will be sorted eventually. All in all, […]

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Cybersecurity has been a thing for quite some time now but the real change here in the Nordics came this year with a lot of ransomware attacks with WannaCry as the current leader of the pack closely followed by GDPR that is every security consultants wet dream. Almost every company have put cybersecurity on the […]

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A change is on the way

I just want to inform you all that I have resigned from Sogeti to join Microsoft as a Cybersecurity Architect. This blog will continue to operate independently and still just reflect my views on different topics, assignments that I could share and so forth. Just continue to let the mails come and I´ll try to […]

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A client of mine was hit by a simple ransomware this morning and it costed her one workstation and a few hours in reinstallation. She has listened to me and implemented a good way to manage reinstallation of clients and take backups. This specific company has removed file shares and are using SharePoint instead so […]

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None of you raises an eyebrow when I say that I work at Sogeti and as all other consulting firms together with my clients we struggle with finding the right people. Finding junior staff is rather easy, keeping them a bit more challenging as it should be. But the senior people, like me, are harder […]

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CISSP certifications

My team managers asked me what to look for in a security specialist CV. The quick and direct answer they got from me was: ‘A valid CISSP certification’. As you could imagine they looked like living question marks so I had to explain it a bit more. A CISSP certification is a very strong certification […]

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April Challenge

My challenge this month have been conducting a large risk analysis at a client. The challenge has been the estimate of the analysis as it turned out that when lifting all the rocks we found more than our share of cans of worms. This is not an unusual situation however. Many times an organisation think […]

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