The Rant Conference 2015 – Blisters, T-Shirts And Self-Inflicted Social Engineering


Having attended and thoroughly enjoyed the previous two RANT conferences in 2013 and 2014, the anticipation for this year’s event was huge. So huge in fact that I am reliably informed that I picked up ticket #001. With the day booked as holiday some months in advance, I was well set, until the pesky tube […]

#RANT2015 Breakout: Jen Jenny And The Axeman’s Jazz

Jen Jenny

[note: it’s a Life On Mars thing, in case you were wondering] So, as many of you know, I like to write something up after I’ve been to a conference and this time is no exception. But I am going to do it differently this time. Mainly because I’m tired – the tube strike forced […]

The EU Security Blogger Awards 2015

Host Unknown

After leaving BSidesLondon I walked back to Olympia for the EU Security Blogger Awards, keen to see whether the Naked Security blog would win one or both of the categories it was nominated in. I was also feeling really excited for some of my friends who were nominated in other categories – I had high hopes they’d scoop at least […]

Rookies, Blue Pills And Mars Bars – BSidesLondon 2015


With InfoSecurity (I had a great time) almost done for another year (more later), Wednesday was BSidesLondon day. Riding into town on the tube (I got a seat!) I reflected on years gone by – the first BSidesLondon was the first conference I ever attended – and how things had changed. Gone were the nerves […]

How InfoSec15 Turned My Daughter Into The Coolest Jedi In Town

Brian Honan

A long time ago, in a retail store far, far away, I booked 3 days off work so I could do the annual InfoSecurity/BSidesLondon thing. Then, far more recently, my parents dropped the bombshell that they were coming to stay at the same time (they live in the Outer Rim and don’t come back to Blighty […]