David Geer

A former ISP/telecom technician, David Geer writes about information security and a host of technologies for national and international publication.


How to deal with backdoors inserted or left by vendors

How to deal with backdoors inserted or left by vendors

CSO looks at vendor backdoors, how they get into products, the challenges to finding these, mitigating the easily infected openings, and responding to this hardware, software, and IoT-based dilemma.

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11 gratis tools voor IT-beveiligers

Alles van RAM-tools als Volatilty tot intelligence-tools als Cymon.

5 top IoT security nightmares

5 top IoT security nightmares

Solutions present and future for IoT security scares that keep you up at night.

Free tools for your cyber-security efforts

Free tools for your cyber-security efforts

There are enough quality gratis cyber security tools among the differing security product categories to make this free tool treasure hunt worth your while.

Real-life examples test whether you are prepared for a cyberattack

Real-life examples test whether you are prepared for a cyberattack

Use the following tabletop exercises -- based on today’s most disconcerting threats -- to update your response plan for live action.

Tips om een risicoprofiel voor je IT-systeem te maken

Niet elke IT-dreiging is voor elk bedrijf even groot: maak een analyse.

How to perform a risk assessment

How to perform a risk assessment

A risk assessment gives you the information protection equivalent of the opposing team’s playbook, telling where and how attackers are most likely to strike and what the damage will be.

Reviewing incident response plans for data risk preparedness

Reviewing incident response plans for data risk preparedness

Don’t let holes in your incident response plan review open gaping vulnerabilities in how you act on security events.

6x beveiligings-IT voor de schroothoop

Techbedrijven die hun hype niet waar konden maken.

We verwachten te veel van beveiligingsproducten

Kleinere losse tools zijn vaak beter dan hele pakketten.

Maak optimaal gebruik van dure securitytools

Ondervraag leveranciers, bestel audits, plan je personeel juist in.

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