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Javvad Malik

The man, the myth, the blogger; Javvad Malik is a London-based IT Security professional. Better known as an active blogger, event speaker and industry commentator who is possibly best known as one of the industry’s most prolific video bloggers with his signature fresh and light-hearted perspective on security. Prior to joining AlienVault, Javvad was a senior analyst with 451 Research providing technology vendors, investors and end users with strategic advisory services, including competitive research and go-to-market positioning.

Javvad Malik

It’s been another hectic week in the world of Infosec / IT security / Cyber Security (choose as appropriate). So let’s jump straight into it.APT 33Iran is building up its cyber capabilities and the emergence of a group of hackers, dubbed APT33, has given rise to concerns the nation's cyberwarfare units are looking to launch destructive… Read more

Tags: week-in-review, infosec news

A new beginning, a refresh, or has nostalgia finally caught up? We’re changing the name of this weekly update back to “Things I Hearted this Week”. Here are some of the popular and not-so-popular security and technology stories that caught our fancy for your reading pleasure.“It’s the only and most fascinating read… Read more

Tags: week-in-review, infosec news

Ransomware and Threat Intelligence in Las VegasThis week will start off somewhat biased as it’s a report I wrote based on a survey we conducted at Black Hat 2017.Some of the key findings from the report were:Ransomware is the biggest concern among security professionals (42%) Sharing of threat intelligence continues to grow among the different channels 56% of… Read more

Tags: week-in-review, infosec news

Where has the year gone? Give it a few weeks and summer will be officially over, and I’ve not even been able to attain a “beach body” yet. I suppose there could be worse things to worry about. So without further ado, let’s jump right into this weeks greatest, worst, and weirdest infosec news. … Read more

Tags: week-in-review, infosec news

I have to thank our editor-in-chief, Kate Brew, for stepping in to compile the week in review last week while I was out topping up my tan on holiday.So without further ado, let’s dive right in.Buckets of insecurityI think this is the week that unsecured Amazon S4 bucket leaks have officially jumped the shark. It… Read more

Tags: week-in-review, infosec news

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