Provide “Enhanced Mitigation” for Free on your Windows desktops

Provide “Enhanced Mitigation” for Free on your Windows desktops

During my recent presentation “Defence in Depth & Best/Good Practices” at the Foursys security conferences, I spoke about how we need to start thinking like Threat Actors, excluding Intelligence Services. In that this is a business to threat actors, they want maximum profit for the least amount of expenditure or effort, so if we can increase their cost of compromising our organisations, we also increase the likelihood of them switching to a softer target.

July 22 2014 | Published by Jonathan Smith | Blog Product Updates

Why should we start inspecting HTTPS Traffic?

Why should we start inspecting HTTPS Traffic?

Senior Security Architect at Foursys, Jonathan Smith, CISSP, takes a deep-dive into organisations considering permitting access to online social networks. These websites not only implement HTTPS as standard, but can also increase the level of risk to an organisation.

May 09 2014 | Published by Jonathan Smith | Blog

People, you are the weakest link - Goodbye

People, you are the weakest link - Goodbye

Defence in depth:  Firewall, IPS, or UTM and multi-vendor anti-virus solutions; a strategy that most are more than familiar with.

However do you consider your “PEOPLE” aka your “Staff” to be part of your defence in depth strategy?

I believe we should! I believe as security professionals we need to inform and advise the decision makers to understand the value of security awareness training as part of the overall business security strategy.

July 09 2013 | Published by Jonathan Smith |