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Updates to the site

I am slowly updating all the missing photos. I will also restructure the content a little and update it where it is required. This will take some time and some work.

Risk Management – Overview

risk management process diagram

Philosophy of Security, Part 5 – Risk Management – The Process At in the previous parts of this security series we have look at what it is , why we do it, and at some psychological factors such that affect the way we do it.  Significantly, in part 4, I noted that: …  research has  …

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Risk Rating and Treatments

ISO31000 based risk matrix

Philosophy of Security, part 9 – Risk Management – Risk Rating and Treatments So far we have discussed how to quantify the likelihood of, and the impact arising form an event. In this part I would like to pull it all together and look at how we rate and prioritise risks and also look at …

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Nearly 6 months at ASG.

I just got an email from ASG Group HR people telling me that in 14 days I will have completed probation at ASG Group. Has it really been 6 months?

Upgrading Apache

Notes on upgrading Apache 2.2 to 2.4 vhost files must have a .conf extention. Otherwisethey are ingored. Config changes required as per:

Last Day of 2015

On the last day of 2015 On this day, the last day of 2015, I am planning to relax with friends and family, have a few quiet moments of reflection and to raise a glass in toast to all those who should be here, but, for one reason or another, are not here or not …

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Christmas Travel – Tasmania.

This year we went off to Tasmania over Christmas. It is a most worthwhile thing to do, as the place has long (for Australia) history and very pretty landscapes, and many good wineries and vineyards. I will do a summing up of the year that has been in a post sometime before the New Years …

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Alive – Very busy

I have been very busy with life, work and other distractions. Hopefully there will be less distractions and more life coming soon.

First day of 2015

What I did on the 1st day of 2015: Watched the sun rise over the Angkor Wat archeological park Rode on on elephant at Angkor Tom. Visited several other ancient temples Watched an Aspara dance performance. Received some Bad News ™ that will take a few days to process. Wrote some prose and some (questionable) …

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Back in business

Hi All. – aka this site  is back from the ColdSleep(TM) chmaber, which was a necessary thing due to death of our previous hardware. Lessons learnt  – backups fixed, redudnt disks sourced, monitoring enabled and logged. More about the setup and other juicy details later