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Social Engineering; Why I think your business should care

I’m amazed every single day about the way people think about normal-life security inside companies. Big or small; everybody has weaknesses that go unnoticed until disaster strikes. Whether it’s an employee, a disgruntled employee or an external entity who gained access to your company; it doesn’t matter much. Any of them can cause your company to […]

How to get inside a company Data Center…

Today I arrived early for my meeting so I was able to sit at the lobby listening to conversations taking place between security-reception and the employees/guests of the company. After a couple of minutes a maintenance guy approached the reception and told them that he was checking all the fire extinguishers in the building and […]

Thoughts confirmed: companies are scared of hackers

I’ve decided to test my theory I wrote about the other day. I believe that companies are scared as hell when it comes to hiring security personnel. They will have to rely on the fact that the people they hire to help their clients or themselves from being attacked by hackers/evil won’t turn against them and […]

Social Engineering Mindfuck: 7 ways to protect yourself

Sometimes I really can’t believe what you can pull off in large corporate or government organisations over here. Supplier doors that are wide open and give you direct access to the building (via the restaurant); patch cabinets that are open while nobody is in sight; trust-based employee systems; sticky-notes with corporate (login) information; unattended laptops, […]