Akash Mahajan :: Interview

Some time back (when i was still procrastinating my way through life and looking for inspiration), a new (ok, don’t look at me like that, it is new for me even though it had existed way before i was born) idea hit me – What if i pester some of the brightest people i know ...

Client Data Security – Why and How 2

I have finally decided to break the jinx of not keeping my blog updated. I shall update it once a week. Here’s the post for this week. In today’s fast changing business world, regulations related to security are pervasive, so much so that with every new project (whether in the same or a different geographical ...

Bait for Your Identity

Bait for Your Identity
I overheard this interesting talk last sunday while harassing some poor developer to close an NC, have a dekko. But before that, a very short intro of the characters.   Character #1 – Baba Gyandev, aka if-google-had-a-body-this-would-be-it, BG in short Character #2 – Baby Busy, aka this-will-never-happen-to-me, BB in short, BG’s follower#1 Character #3 – ...

OpenSAMM – Part 01

This is part of a series of presentations that i am going to create for explaining an open secure SDLC maturity model, called SAMM aka OpenSAMM. Click here to view the presentation. Disclaimer – This is NOT an original work. I have taken help from the official presentation and some other articles/presentations available on internet. ...

ISO 27001 : A Business View

Hi People, I am back after a strong lethargic break. Before i go back to hibernation (i can promise that i will be regular from now onward, but people who know me will differ – and i don’t blame them, either – but i digress), let me share a presentation that i did for a ...

Sach Ka Samna – Some InfoSec. Myths, Busted 1

OK, I am not Rajeev Khandelwal, but like our world, information security has its own share of myths, that, over a period of time, have quite a collection of believers behind them, masking the truth. This article is an attempt to rationalize their bust. Long passwords means secure system Long passwords means one thing – ...

Main Khelega

India vs. Pakistan, 1989, Sialkot A bleeding nose.Concerned people, seeking medical attention for the lad Main Khelega, One AnswerFour in next ball, answer sealed, stamped and delivered. Sachin TendulkarAnswer to our fervent prayers for a hero, so unblemished, so integral, giving hope to parasites like me, reminding us of one’s strength and ability to become ...

Remove the blogger navbar

You must have noticed the blogger navbar (also called navigation bar) on top of almost every blog (on blogger, of course!). It looks like this (part of it):- a portion of blogger navbar I will tell you why is it not visible on my blog (oops, site!), and also why is it not visible on ...

Use Google to host your website : For Free! – Part TWO

In my last post, i wrote about why i chose to use Google blogger to host my website. Here are the basic steps to do so:- Create a blog on Blogger; Modify the blog design; Change configurations in your DNS settings (of the domain that you own) and that of the blog. Now let’s tackle the steps in detail. ...

Use Google to host your website : For Free! – Part ONE

I had been struggling very hard (read tapping-on-keyboard-into-wee-hours-of-night) to get my website up. Now, don’t get me wrong – i know the basic rules:- 1. Buy a domain name;2. Buy some space;3. Use some templates (given by the space provider), use your brain (no, not that one please!) and get your freaking site up! The ...