Author: Raj Samani

Raj Samani VP, CTO for McAfee EMEA Raj is currently working as the VP, Chief Technical Officer for McAfee EMEA, having previously worked as the Chief Information Security Officer for a large public sector organisation in the UK. He volunteers as the Cloud Security Alliance EMEA Strategy Advisor, is on the advisory councils for Infosecurity Europe, and Infosecurity Magazine. In addition, Raj was previously the Vice President for Communications in the ISSA UK Chapter, having presided over the award for Chapter communications programme of the year 2008, and 2009.. He has had numerous security papers published, and appeared on television (ITV and More4). As well as providing assistance in the 2006 RSA Wireless Security Survey and part of the consultation committee for the RIPA Bill (Part 3). Raj is also the author of the upcoming book 'Applied Cyber Security and the Smart Grid' He can be found on twitter @Raj_Samani

Can we really trust cloud computing? Or perhaps more importantly do you trust the cloud? And does the perceived lack of transparency, combined with recent negative headlines, impact future investments in cloud computing? In conjunction with the Cloud Security Alliance, we have prepared a survey to gain a better understanding of the perceived trust within […]

Time to wind down the Barcelona adventure, and onto Milan now!  This week we have announced some remarkable partnerships within the mobile industry ranging from the biggest handset OEMs, infrastructure providers and mobile network operators. These deep relationships have been established in almost every corner of the mobile ecosystem and we’re all agreed on one […]

Finally, I can go to Mobile World Congress (MWC) without having to sacrifice a visit to the RSA Conference in San Francisco.  It’s always an interesting experience to go to a technology conference and be the unpopular security guy. What is certain is that this year we’re going to see a vast range of new […]

Why are data breaches so commonplace?  Whether the attacks are against the energy sector as reported July 2014[i] with over 1,000 energy companies in North America and Europe reported to have been compromised.  To other attacks targeting other sectors (e.g. Operation Troy, Operation High Roller Nightdragon, etc.) it would appear that no sector is immune […]

By Raj Samani (@Raj_Samani) and Christiaan Beek (@ChristiaanBeek) In the McAfee Labs Threats Report published in November 2014, Senior Vice President Vincent Weafer commented that 2014 will be remembered as “the year of shaken trust.” Indeed almost every threat measured saw notable increases in Q3 that pointed to a rather ominous 2015.  There was, however, […]