Press

August 8, 2017

Password Advice Turns Out to be Less Than Secure

I was interviewed by the News at One on RTE Radio to comment on the man who has disowned his advice about making passwords safer. Now […]
October 7, 2009

Use Webmail? Time To Change Your Password

Various news media are reporting that over 30,000 email accounts belonging to users of web based email providers such as Gmail, Yahoo! Mail, Hotmail and Aol […]
February 6, 2009

The "Beta Culture" and Security

Today’s Irish Independent has an article on “Are buggy smart phones now the reality in our new ‘beta culture’?”  Marie Boran interviewed me for the pieceasking […]
December 17, 2008

Microsoft To Release Out Of Cycle Patch for IE Vulnerability

Microsoft has announced that it will release an out of band patch for the vulnerability in Internet Explorer as outlined in the Microsoft Security Advisory 961051. The […]
November 28, 2008

The Irish Times Reports on IRISS

John Collins from the Irish Times has a piece in today’s paper on the setting up of Ireland’s first national CERT (Computer Emergency Response Team), IRISS.
October 13, 2008

Man I Feel Like A Woman

Marie Boran from The SiliconRepublic.com challenged me recently to steal her identity.  I had to work within the following parameters; I could do nothing illegal I […]
October 11, 2008

Law Society's Gazette Publishes My Opinion Piece on Breach Disclosure

The latest issue of the Law Society of Ireland’s Gazette has an opinion piece in it where I argue the case in favour of introducing breach disclosure […]
September 7, 2008

Keeping Data safe at work

Today’s Sunday Independent ran a piece in their business supplement on what companies should be doing to protect the data stored on various devices such as […]