Year: 2021

Biden’s Executive Order – A cloud migration to make the moon landing look simple

On the 22nd May 2021, President Joe Biden signed an executive order to improve the national cybersecurity posture. Section 2 of the Executive order was all about sharing threat and incident data between government and service providers. Section 3 takes Government Agency IT by the scruff of the neck and looks to drag it into …

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Biden’s Cyber Executive Order – One SIEM to rule them all?

I started off looking to write a summary of the Cyber Resilience Executive Order released on the 12th May 2021 by President Biden. Unfortunately, this is a must larger task than first envisaged. There is a huge amount of material condensed into a single document. The document is long and dense (but dense in the …

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The Ransomware Taskforce – a 20th century solution to a 21st century problem?

The Institute for Security+Technology released a recommendations report on the 30th April 2021 with the help of a list of industry players, to try to stem the tsunami that is ransomware. The 81-page report says all the right kind of things, but the reader is left to wonder just how many Zoom meetings will be consumed in …

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