SC Awards fail for Clu-blog, and no Rolf Harris either

Last night I totally failed to win the title of Most Popular Security Blog at the SC Awards gala dinner, held in San Francisco.

Congratulations to Gary Warner, who writes the “Cybercrime & Doing Time” blog for his well-deserved win in a hotly contested category.

I should have known the night wasn’t going to go my way when I turned up and realised I was the only one wearing jeans (I had wangled a last minute invite about an hour before kickoff, and everyone else was booted and suited), and when I twigged that I had misheard who the compere for the evening was going to be.

You see, I thought they said “Rolf Harris” (legendary Australian artist, didgeridoo player and singer of classics like “Tie Me Kangeroo Down Sport” and the weepie guaranteed to make grown men cry, “Two Little Boys”). Instead it turned out to…

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Graham Cluley is a veteran of the cybersecurity industry, having worked for a number of security companies since the early 1990s when he wrote the first ever version of Dr Solomon's Anti-Virus Toolkit for Windows. Now an independent analyst, he regularly makes media appearances and is an international public speaker on the topic of cybersecurity, hackers, and online privacy. Follow him on Twitter, Mastodon, Bluesky, or drop him an email.