the hairy IT dog

information security best practices and policies
made easy

about the hairy IT dog

the hairy IT dogthe hairy IT dog aims to make secure computing easier and more achievable for everyone.

What people are saying:

"Employee security awareness is so important and these posters are a great resource."

Stephen Cobb

"These posters remind us that keeping our clients' information safe is vitally important."

Vicki Maguire - Vicki Maguire Coaching

"We're a charity so the fact there's a free version is really helpful."

Dorothy Turner

"Eye-catching posters that make people think about security."

Leigh Emmerson - VoxXpress Ltd

The hairy IT dog Web site is owned and managed by Mike Cobb. Mike has twenty years experience in IT security and is a CISSP-ISSAP (Certified Information Systems Security Professional - Information Systems Security Architecture Professional) and has been a Microsoft Certified Database Manager and registered consultant with the CESG Listed Advisor Scheme (CLAS). Qualifications aside, Mike has a passion for making IT security best practices easier to understand and achievable by all sizes of organisation.

The aim of the hairy IT dog Web site is to aid organisations in understanding and implementing IT security best practices, particularly those covered in the international standard ISO 27001 information security management system.