Goals Mental health

So long, 2020

Going to try and not mention existential climate worries, Brexit, Boris, Trump, populism, mainstream media (subscribe to decent paid news sources!) or reaching 40 🙂 ∞ Try not to judge yourself harshly We’ve all had “a year” of it. And we should all be gentle on ourselves. But I look at the sheer quantity of […]

Cybersecurity Privileged Access

“The Chat”

∞ Let’s be grown-ups about this Just going to call it as I see it. I’m not going to dress this up in palatable language or meticulous business lingo. Life is too short. If you don’t like it, well we’re both grown-ups, you’re more than welcome to engage in a conversation with me here, or […]

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Your mothers maiden name

When registering security details with a new account, you might be asked to answer a set of security questions. Think about this for a second. How many places across the internet has this information been posted already? Maybe you’ve registered this information in other sign-up processes, or maybe you’ve inadvertently shared this information on social […]

Cybersecurity Stealthbits

New beginnings

The gregarious introvert Unconventional way to start a post but, I’ve always felt like an odd animal. In my natural state I’m what you might call a ‘gregarious introvert’, if that makes sense? Being an introvert means that I involuntarily hold myself back, and that’s something I’ve spent years trying to reverse engineer. These days, […]

Maersk

Cybersecurity Privileged Access

Maersk, me & notPetya

Maersk is the world’s largest integrated shipping and container logistics company. I was massively privileged (no pun intended) to be their Identity & Access Management (IAM) Subject Matter Expert (SME), and later IAM Service Owner. Along with tens (if not hundreds) of others, I played a role in the recovery and cybersecurity response to the […]