Mohamad Ashokaibi

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Risk Assessment with the SPE model

By Mohamad Ashokaibi on Dec 20, 2019 11:29:13 AM

Risk lies around every corner and should be expected at any time. In the world of IT, risk is inherently everywhere and comes in many shapes and forms. Consequently, the task of writing down all possible risks threatening an IT infrastructure can be daunting and never-ending.

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Don’t avoid FDE adoption anymore!

By Mohamad Ashokaibi on Sep 24, 2018 9:12:00 AM

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Time to stop USB drive horror stories!

By Mohamad Ashokaibi on Jul 1, 2018 5:51:59 PM

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  • CFO: “I've lost my USB thumb drive. Lots of important spreadsheets were there! Do something please!”

  • Project Manager: “I’ve just used my USB external drive on a contractor’s laptop who said he never had an AV. Can I use it safely on the company’s laptop again?”

  • Sales Lady: “Remember the USB drive the company has given me? Seems I dropped it in that taxi yesterday while on my way home. Could I ever know what I backed up on it before leaving the office?”

  • Engineering Team Lead: “Since my colleague checked her SD card on my PC this morning I don’t seem to be able to open my project documents anymore. They all are unreadable. What could it be?”

  • Risk Management Head: “We have a new requirement; all USB storage devices must be blocked inside our corporate network, except company-provided sticks which must be encrypted before use. Can we do that?”

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And still nothing much done to educate our end-users!

By Mohamad Ashokaibi on Jul 1, 2018 5:39:05 PM

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