Only In San Francisco – ECO-Burglary !

While staying in San Francisco recently I happened to observe the local arrangements for bin collection – basically all bins out on the same day with various companies responsible for the various types of waste picking up their bins at various times during the day. What I wasn’t quite prepared for was the sight of […]

Who’s afraid of the big bad (WEB) Wolf ?

Last nights OWASP event was very well attended and understandably due to the nature of the talks and the speakers !! Talk: Top 10 WebHacks of 2015 Speaker: Johnathan Kuskos – Threat Center Manager at Whitehat Talk: Open Source Security – What Security Testing Tools Miss Speaker: Mike Pittenger – VP of Security Strategy for Blackduck […]

10 Years – where did they go ?

I realised that today is the 10th anniversary of starting this blog. Scary really. I started off with simple adhoc technical articles and then for a year published a new article every working day !! WordPress has facilitated the way I blog throughout this time and without its capabilities I would probably not have managed […]

Second time lucky?

The second film about Steve Jobs is due later this year and this one is shaping up to be somewhat more promising than the last which you can see here Based on the biography by Walter Isaacson, the screenplay’s been written by Aaron Sorkin, and is directed by Danny Boyle. The other big names include […]

Live Long And Prosper

In popular culture and indeed in IT there are few icons that stand the test of time. Star Trek and Spock stand out as two of those things that have enjoyed popularity throughout the changes that have taken place since the first series aired. I would suggest that if you asked any gathering of people […]