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Javvad Malik

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.

May 13, 2015 | Javvad Malik

Ethics, security and getting the job done

Security professionals can sometimes find themselves caught up in dilemmas. On one hand processes and procedures are put in place to ensure the security of systems whilst maintaining accountability - these very same principles can become barriers at times when getting the job done is imperative.It can put a professional in a tough spot where adhering to the principles…

May 4, 2015 | Javvad Malik

50 Shades of Threat Intelligence

What is threat intelligence?Walking the expo halls of RSA this year, threat intelligence and its many variations were touted by a significant percentage of the 500+ exhibitors. While some offerings had impressive visualisations, others promised to provide context, actionability or provided attribution. Whilst providers of threat intelligence have their own definitions and understanding of what it constitutes - asking the…

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April 22, 2015 | Javvad Malik

RSA Day 2: The Numbers Are In

Captains log, star date 0421.15. The alien exploration of RSAC continues and we've noticed some anomalies.One of the most prominent features of RSA is the sheer size of it. The number of talks, exhibitors, attendees, parties and everything else is on a different level to almost anything else. Just over 500 security vendors are exhibiting this year which, when you…

April 21, 2015 | Javvad Malik

RSA Day 1: A New Hope

Captain's log. Stardate 0420.15. Aliens have landed at RSAC 2015. Booth 1807, in the South Hall.Monday is typically the quiet day of RSA. The show floor only opens for a couple of hours and only a subset of the full might of 30,000+ visitors make it down. Still, it was a respectable showing of people visiting us enjoying a drink from our…

March 31, 2015 | Javvad Malik

Climbing rocks, not ladders

More years have passed than I care to remember since I graduated and landed my first job at a large bank in the IT Security Operations team. My parents were happy for me, particularly my father, who proudly told anyone that listened (and even those that didn’t) that his son was employed by a bank doing something to…

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