David Hobbs

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As Director of Security Solutions, David Hobbs is responsible for developing, managing, and increasing the company’s security practice in APAC. Before joining Radware, David was at one of the leading Breach Investigation Firms in the US. David has worked in the Security and Engineering arena for over 20 years and during this time has helped various government agencies and world governments in various cyber security issues across all sectors.

Past GDPR Predictions: Have They Come To Fruition?

In July 2017, I wrote about GDPR and HITEC and asked if the past could predict the future.

How Hard Is It to Build a Botnet?

While working on Radware’s Ultimate Guide to Bot Management, I began wondering what would it take to build a botnet.

Will We Ever See the End of Account Theft?

There’s an 87 Gigabyte file containing 773 Million unique email addresses and passwords being sold on online forums today called “Collection #1.” We know...

Cybersecurity for the Business Traveler: A Tale of Two Internets

Many of us travel for work, and there are several factors we take into consideration when we do. Finding the best flights, hotels and...

The End of the Telephone

Telephones have come a long way in their short lives, evolving from a simple transmitter and receiver to today’s ubiquitous smartphones. But as technologies...

Consolidation in Consumer Products: Could it Solve the IoT Security Issues?

In 2003, I went to Zermatt, Switzerland to go snowboarding under the Matterhorn. We had an eclectic group of people from all over the...

Cities Paying Ransom: What Does It Mean for Taxpayers?

On September 1, Ontario’s Municipal Offices experienced a cyberattack that left their computers inoperable when Malware entered its systems and rendered its servers useless....

The Legitimacy of Cryptocurrency Has Made It Harder for Hackers

Last year a few noteworthy things happened in terms of cryptocurrencies. The IRS won their case against Coinbase and over 14,000 people who traded...

A Review of the MIT EF Blockchain Presentation

By now, almost everyone has heard of Bitcoin and blockchains.  Mainstream news, investment platforms, Wall Street, and everyone else is talking about this technology...

It’s All Fun and Games…Until Your “Smart” Home Gets Hacked

A year ago, we bought a fixer-upper well below market value. We knew that we would have the opportunity to make some investment in...