Stories by Craig Ford

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Craig is currently employed by Davichi a Brisbane based MSP/MSSP as a senior ICT security engineer. Craig is continuing to expand his knowledge and furthering his participation in the security industry by both presenting for conferences and contributing articles to CSO.

MSSP’s are just after their next sale

Before I start I want to be clear, I work for an MSP/MSSP in Brisbane, so before all of the rest of you, MSSP's and MSP's throw me under the proverbial bus read my article and understand what the point I am trying to get across here first. Then if you still want to do that then go for it.

Craig Ford | 03 Apr | Read more

IoT – Your security Nightmare

IoT is the latest buzz topic that is spreading like wildfire, almost everywhere you look someone else is discussing IoT and what it is going to mean for us as a society, the benefits that it can bring but what about the negatives?

Craig Ford | 25 Mar | Read more

A Hacker, I am

This had been a long gig, with many long nights just crawling through logs, or reconnaissance data but as I sipped from my cold cup of coffee, it clicked. I had access.

Craig Ford | 25 Feb | Read more

Cyber warfare is here and we are not prepared

Over the last few years there has been a massive increase in the number of breaches occurring globally, every time we look at the news another high profile company has been breached and customer data leaked all over the internet or for sale on the dark web.

Craig Ford | 01 Feb | Read more

Would you know if you had been hacked?

Let's say I was a cybercriminal or Blackhat hacker (The idea of being a black hat hacker is humorous to me, it would be a stretch for me to even be a Grey hat but let's go with the story) and I am starting my week with considering my latest target to loot.

Craig Ford | 19 Dec | Read more

Hacked via Fridge: Do you really know what is on your networks?

​It’s that time of year again when security professionals are preparing for the onslaught of security threats like phishing emails or other social engineering attacks to take advantage of people’s good nature or just the fact that most people are busy trying to get everything ready before they leave on their breaks.

Craig Ford | 13 Dec | Read more

The Christmas phishing flood is coming

The couple weeks leading up to Christmas is always a chaotic and overwhelming time. You are attending Christmas social events, pulling late night work shifts to try and get your work finished before we all leave for that well-deserved break.

Craig Ford | 10 Dec | Read more

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