Fintech & Cyber Showcase 2016

Startups in the Fintech and Cyber area have the potential to really disrupt the business and the way we do security. Therefore, we decided to support the Fintech & Cyber Showcase 2016 – Israel Innovation Effect intensively and out came a great event with interesting startups in these sector. So, if you are interested and…

Cooperation against Cybercrime- Octopus Conference

lt is time again! The Council of Europe Octopus Conference on Cooperation against Cybercrime is taking place this week. This year it is even the 10th anniversary of the Budapest Convention. Therefore a broad country of legal, law enforcement and private sector organizations are discussing the current state and the future of the collaboration to…

Cyber Security: The Road Ahead

This paper by the Geneva Centre for the Democratic Control of Armed Forces (DCAF) was just brought to my attention. A piece of work, which is definitely worth working through. It lays out the problem space and then does a deep dive into the different sections: Governments Legislative Bodies The Armed Forces Law Enforcement Judges…

We Need Solid and Strong Transparent Processes for the Cloud

This morning I was reading an article called Google seeks to assure customers on cloud security practices on ComputerWeekly. I had to read this – obviously :-). It references a paper written by the Google Security Officer called Security Whitepaper: Google Apps Messaging and Collaboration Products. So, I read through it and to me it…

A Detailed Analysis of an Attack – Do We Need an International Incident Sharing Database?

I recently came across a paper called Shadows in the Cloud, which is actually a follow-up report of Tracking GhostNet: Investigating a Cyber Espionage Network, an investigation of the attacks on the office of the Dalai Lama and some governmental bodies. The report is written by two bodies who had the privilege to investigate those…

SAFECode released „Fundamental Practices for Secure Software Development”

SAFECode just released a new paper called Fundamental Practices for Secure Software Development. This is a collaboration of different people from different companies (SAP, EMC, Symantec, Juniper, Nokia and Microsoft). As you probably know, SAFECode is a Forum to share good practices around development of secure software. It is about learning from each other but…