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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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February Challenge

One of my readers wanted to know more of what type of challenges I´m facing when I´m at my clients to more understand what I do as a security architect. This month challenge is therefore how to justify a cloud strategy based on security requirements. Working at a client they asked me about cloud security […]

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A report from ’Trusselsvurderingsenheden ved Center for Cybersikkerhed’ in Denmark shows that the threat level against Denmark’s authorities and private companies are very high. According to Thomas Lund-Sørensen, manager for Center for Cybersikkerhed, this means that hacks are occurring. This comes as no surprise for anyone working in this field but the interesting questions are […]

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Flight security again

I´m currently spending no money of getting Wi-Fi on-board as there apparently was a glitch of some kind. My Wi-Fi connection just started without me having to pay. Currently I´m flying over to US and just wanted to say that a CEO is having a phone meeting on route and is discussing a hostile takeover. […]

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During many years I have been an advocate of never letting go of the control of you security but during my last years I have been forced to revaluate that opinion. As most of you are aware of finding the right resources for employing is hard and paying for the right resources is even worse. […]

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Security in the sky

Soon I´m doing flight 200 this year, it´s me and George. 😉 Still I wonder why so many fellow travellers don´t protect their computer screens. Sitting in my seat 9D I currently see one person writing a letter of resignation, one is creating a proposal, one is reading a report about their company being compromised […]

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I´m returning to Ashley Madison again. It has turned out that the information has been released and the damage for the company is massive to say the least. Not only is a truckload of customer information put into the wild with extortion, threats and news exposure flaming up everywhere but even worse (if possible) is […]

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Info Sec Burnout

I started out in this field many years ago, more or less 1998 give or take a few years depending on your definition of security. Each year I have found the work to be harder and harder with more and more to learn and rising complexity to manage. Quite a few friends and former colleagues […]

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