About

I am a cyber security solutions architect at Cisco Systems and I have been in security for almost two decades. My particular interest lies in network wide defensive and offensive security and forensics. I am a Certified SANS forensics Analyst (GCFA) and Certified Information Security System Professional (CISSP).

I guide and assist organisations mitigate and reduce their exposure to breaches and incidences. I help security teams adopt an attacker’s mindset through threat hunting workshops and cyber threat response exercises. I have innate nature and ability to train, coach and mentor both technical and non-technical audience. I talk at public events and roadshows. I am a motivator of technical teams to appreciate the level of threat complexity organisations are up against.

This is a blog about Information Security. A place where I leave my thoughts, discuss, dissect and demystify the world of security. There is never enough about security today. These mentation might be useful to you whether you are a veteran in IT or just have a curious mind.

In addition I run the popular weekly YusufOnSecurity podcast which is accessible in all major podcast apps -Apple Podcast, Google Podcast, Spotify, Stitcher.

You may find in this blog opinions or thought provoking ideas, news or good all rant -also know as a loud bombastic declamation expressed with some emotion. That is because I care about security.

On a more serious note the views and opinions expressed in all portions of this blog belong solely to me and do not necessarily state or reflect those of my employer or anyone I works for. References within this blog to any specific commercial product, process,or service by trade name, trademark, manufacturer, or otherwise, do not necessarily constitute or imply its endorsement, recommendation, or favoring by Yusuf On Security.

 

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