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Time, the Two of Us Need Look No More

(originally published on Medium 01.02.15)

I have this very youthful misconception that I have way more time than I actually do. This fallacy is coupled with the equally detrimental believe that I can accomplish things faster than I can actually accomplish them. 644 more words

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Galapagos Islands: Don't wait to see them!

The Galápagos Islands are incredible, and should be on everyone’s must see list.  I’ve got lots of writing to come on these idyllic isles, including: 298 more words


CyberSecurity Risk - The Unvarnished Truth (for Tripwire State of Security)

Overwhelming optimism for information security in 2015 – http://t.co/fqGALNG5ih with @ThreatTrack pic.twitter.com/y1BCvkQvJ7

— Help Net Security (@helpnetsecurity) November 19, 2014

2015 prediction: Expect massive spikes in global information security threats…

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Becoming a celebrity: Hunan, China for Dreamscapes Magazine

On behalf of Dreamscapes Magazine and the China National Tourist Office, I got to experience the strange mountains, pretty historic towns and incredible food of Hunan, China … and became a bit of a celebrity myself! 176 more words


Turn off your engine at the waterhole (and other ways to stay safe in Namibia)

Going to Namibia (or just on a safari anywhere in Africa)?  I’ve written a story for The Travelettes with a few tips to stay safe from charging elephants, hunting lions and burning desert sand, as well as be comfortable talking to Himba women about babies. 73 more words


Effective Communication in “The Non-Expert Zone”

This post was originally published on December 14, 2014 by the Barefoot Strategist on his outstanding blog called The Strategy Bridge, click HERE.  If you wish to view this post on The Strategy Bridge, with its much more aesthetically appealing layout, click… 952 more words

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Why Internal Audit Can Fail Security

Norman Marks recently published an insightful take on why internal audit fails at many organisations. Informed by a recent PwC survey.

“about half of internal audit’s key stakeholders (board members and top executives) do not believe that internal audit is either delivering the value it should or addressing the risks that matter.” 584 more words

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