Security Culture

The ideas, customs, and social behavior of a particular people or society
that allows them to be free from danger or threats.

Author Archive for Per Olav Førland

Per Olav Førland is educated with a master in economics. He has been working in the IT industry since the mid ‘80s, and with information security since the mid ’90. He has the following certifications: ISO/IEC 27001 Lead Implementer, PRINCE2 Foundation, Certified Security Culture Practitioner (CSCP), and EUCIP Core level. He currently works as an independent information security consultant His hobbies are reading and listening to music (rock and opera).

The art of a good password – what is it, really?

Myp0ppy vs. UX*7(æ#6VbuiRomeo_and-Juliet8loVe4Ø&% You may wonder whether the blog author has lost his mind using a subtitle as the one above. Is he writing a piece about a battle of intergalactic entities, or if the topic is about a fight between a dog and a machine? Way off (one may of course argue the former)! My topic this time is about passwords and password…

Facts or fiction?

  Introduction A few months ago I was a satisfied participant on The Security Culture Summer Camp 2015, which turned out to be much fun, new stuff learned, and quite a lot of work. During several weeks the participants attended lectures, read articles, and got assignments to solve. It is the latter, which is my rather sneaky way to get…