Remembering 9/11

Remembering 9/11 Or – what’s the link between conspiracy theories and information security? A blog in honour of the victims of 9/11. It’s 1:35 AM, and I just finished watching both 3 episodes of Californiacation then watched a BBC special on the never-ending conspiracy theories about 9/11. I feel I must write, so I do.…

Cleaning Up

Cleaning Up Behind the Scenes of “Killing Social Engineering” By Eh’den (Uri) Biber Part 1 – Who the @#$% is Uri? July, 2011 [youtube=http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=OpUHbHGDoRo] When I posted the opening part of my new presentation on human manipulation I was well aware that my views on the subject would be accepted by some with the same…

Killing Social Engineering

Killing Social Engineering Part of a presentation I recently wrote for a security event. Eh’den (Uri) Biber I’ve been professionally involved in information security since 1987, while starting hacking a few years before. I’ve witnessed information security become more and more sophisticated and advanced for both attackers and defenders. However, when it comes to what…

Collective Corporate Judgment

Collective Corporate Judgement Eh’den (Uri) Biber Security is a perception. The bigger the distance between the perception and reality, the weaker you are. In this article, I will suggest methods of safeguarding employees from generating exposure to the company’s biggest asset – themselves.   Collective Corporate Judgement Most organizations have an information security awareness plan…

Private IDs – or – Time, space, and Leuven

Managing identities in 2010, impressions from LSEC event. By Eh’den (Uri) Biber “We are governed not by armies, but by IDs” Paraphrasing Caird Mona (1854-1932) It was a sunny day as I was heading from Brussels to the “Katholieke Universiteit” of Leuven, One of Belgium’s most prominent academic powerhouses. Ulrich Seldeslachts from LSEC invited me…