NHS Cyber Attack: Blame the Managers not the Hackers

NHS Cyber Attack: Blame the Managers not the Hackers
So…it all started when I advised about an NHS Cyber Attack back in 2013, (which was ignored) and despite many warnings and proposed plans, this advice was brushed aside, favouring conformance over performance and good governance. Instead, the careful management of I.T risks has turned into a catalog of errors, full of obfuscations, smokescreens and ...

Stores PA Systems being attacked by pranksters and hackers

Stores PA Systems being attacked by pranksters and hackers
Back in 2009 at an IET Conference, I warned of the potential risks of shop’s PA systems and Intercoms being vulnerable to being hacked.  I also noted that a a large DIY store chain in the UK uses its phone system to access the PA system, and staff from any phone can simply dial an ...