Innocently providing your name at your local coffee shop is just an example of how easy it can be for miscreants to cut through the ‘privacy’ of social media accounts
Education: BSc in Mathematics & Statistics
Highlights of your career: Socially engineering and hacking my way into a police station. Ethically!
Position and history of ESET: After 14 years investigating digital forensics and cybercrime for the police, I became a Security Specialist and the Spokesperson for ESET UK.
What malware do you hate the most? Any malware that gets into the backup which repeats the annoying cycle! I’ve seen so many small businesses suffer this way.
Favorite activities: Surfing, stand up paddleboarding, skateboarding – just put any board under my feet and I’m happy.
Golden rule for cyberspace? Multi factor authentication
When did you get your first computer and what kind was it? It was the late 80s and I played endless Duck Hunt on the NES.
Favorite computer game / activity: Water sports photography. The combination of nature, thrill seeking and technology all in one couldn’t be more perfect.