Corporate security

Charlie & Lola’s Information Security Adventure

I really like this piece from Thom Langford. As another parent of girls and frequent worker on public transport, this was a good opportunity to call out how common sense security controls are ignored. Very eloquently done.

As I said on Twitter: Lola would most definitely not like to be left on a train!

Thom Langford

lauren_child Being a frequent traveller, be it train, bus, car or plane, I often get to see people working in all of these environments to one extent or another. From seeing people’s laptops on the front seat of their cars to leaving them unattended in travel lounges, I have seen all sorts of behaviour that we, as information security professionals, would see as unforgivable. We regularly question ourselves as to why this happens, especially when the effects can be so dramatic and have direct impacts on our professional and personal lives.

My most recent example was just last week, sitting opposite a woman who was working on her laptop and referring to a sheaf of A3 colourful papers. They had the unmistakable artwork of Lauren Child, a children’s author and illustrator. As a father of a ten year old and an eight year I recognised the artwork and style immediately as…

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