Stuart Winter-Tear

Stuart is addicted to all things Information Security with a mission to bring quality, pragmatic cyber security knowledge to general IT users, small and startup companies.

Did USB fans given to journalists at Trump-Kim Summit contain spyware?
By in Information Security, on July 3, 2018 at 2:51 pm
Did USB fans given to journalists at Trump-Kim Summit contain spyware?

Security experts cautioned the USB fans handed out to members of the press may be a ploy to infect devices with malware. We got our hands on one to find out.

2016 Prediction: Designing Internal IT Networks as Hostile Environments
By in Information Security, on December 30, 2015 at 7:09 am
2016 Prediction: Designing Internal IT Networks as Hostile Environments

My prediction is that 2016 will see a new IT security paradigm take hold, one based on viewing and designing the Internal Network as a hostile environment. This model will be based on an “Assume Breach” assumption and IT Security focus will move back from the perimeter to the internal network.