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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

Creating Fake IdentitiesEverything today seems to be linked to your identity; or perhaps more specifically, to your digital identity. While safeguarding one's identity is important, it is also equally important to find ways to stop people from creating fake identities.Kevin Mitnick belonged to an earlier generation that many of this generation's up… Read more

Tags: week-in-review

It’s been one of the busiest weeks in InfoSec as thousands descended upon Las Vegas to attend BSidesLV, Blackhat, and Defcon.But that doesn’t stop the world of InfoSec or lessen the impact of the latest security developments on day to day businesses, so let's take a look at what's been… Read more

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The purpose of ransomwareAlthough monetary gain is the ultimate goal for most cyber criminals, there are multiple scenarios that are possible.In this post, Bart goes over such tactics as:Deployed as ransomware, extortion; Deployed as smokescreen; Deployed to cause frustration; Deployed out of frustration; Deployed as a cover-up; Deployed as a penetration test or user awareness training; Deployed… Read more

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GDPR, the General Data Protection Regulation, invokes mixed feelings in everyone that hear of it. It represents a large change in how European citizen and resident data is handled, both by data controllers and processors.So, it made sense to limber up our tweeting thumbs, break out the #AlienChat hashtag and seek the opinion of the twitterati.But this wasn… Read more

Tags: gdpr, tweetchat

A license to hackThe Singapore government may soon require hackers to get a license.As part of a draft bill that will make sweeping changes to Singapore’s national cybersecurity regime, already rated the world’s best by the International Telecommunication Union (ITU), hackers who conduct investigative work such as penetration testing—probing systems for holes… Read more

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