Unicorn Power

As of last week, it became official, that KnowBe4 became the latest Infosec unicorn. A what? A Unicorn is a term given to a private company that is valued at a billion dollars. How? An investment of $300m led by KKR, with participation from exiting investors, Elephant, and TenEleven Ventures boosted the company valuation to … Continue reading Unicorn Power

FAQs: Joining KnowBe4

Welcome back from the mid-season break! Quick recap, I left AT&T Cybersecurity aka the company formerly known as AlienVault, so I wandered the earth like Caine from Kung Fu, took up yoga, and got into adventures. Just kidding, I’ve never tried yoga! I have joined KnowBe4 as one of their Security Awareness Advocates / Evangelists. … Continue reading FAQs: Joining KnowBe4

An alien no more

I resigned from AT&T Cybersecurity, the part of the company formerly known as AlienVault. It was a great place and I enjoyed my time there. The days were filled with joy, like lens flare in J.J Abrams Star Trek. But everything comes to an end sooner or later. And sometimes it's best to end it … Continue reading An alien no more

Victim-blaming by any other name still smells just as bad

One of my favourite bloggers Troy Hunt posed a question on Twitter yesterday asking whether a user should share responsibility for a weak password that they reuse across multiple services. There was a lot of great discussion and debate, and I found myself opposing Troy’s views. It was getting late in the night and despite … Continue reading Victim-blaming by any other name still smells just as bad

The Queen Agrees

Around 2006 / 2007 I began blogging and tried to get into video blogging. Although I’d been working in information security for 7 years up to that point, I wasn’t well-connected in terms of what conferences ran, who the influencers were, or who the editors of any of the numerous security magazines or websites were. … Continue reading The Queen Agrees