Author Archives: David Harley

About David Harley

Independent antimalware/security researcher/author/editor; musician/singer/songwriter

Article for AV-Comparatives

While I stopped working with ESET at the end of 2018, I didn’t entirely abandon the security industry: I’ve responded to the occasional request for an interview, including this one on Who owns social media? and I did quite a … Continue reading

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Book by Eddy Willems

This is Cyberdanger, an updated edition of a book previously published in Dutch and German. I contributed some material, did some general/technical editing, and also did some of the translation. You can find out more on Springer’s site here. That’s … Continue reading

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Who owns social media?

In spite of the fact that I have very little connection with the security business at this point, I was asked for my opinion regarding the topic of deleting your content on social media. I tend to think that the … Continue reading

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End of an era

As of 1st January 2018, I’m no longer working with ESET, so my connection with the information security business is now stretched pretty thin: in fact, I’ve reverted to a previous life as a musician, though there are a few … Continue reading

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Newsflash: not all security news sites are useful

Is it just me who is exasperated when security ‘news’ sites quote articles that they don’t bother to link to? Continue reading

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Yet more reluctant oratory

Part 3 of a series of articles on making conference presentations. Continue reading

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More thoughts of a reluctant presenter.

The second in a series for ESET about how to look like a better speaker than you think you are. Or at any rate than I am. Continue reading

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Thoughts of a reluctant presenter…

In which a reluctant presenter offers some thoughts on how a charisma-free presentation needn’t be a complete turn-off… Continue reading

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Virus Bulletin conference paper 2017

Sadly, this is probably the last paper I’ll write for a Virus Bulletin conference. 16 VB papers is probably enough for one career, and at my age travel is more difficult than it was in the 1990s. 🙂 The abstract … Continue reading

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Virus Bulletin paper #16

Well, it won’t be out till October 2017, but there’s some news about my latest (and probably last) VB paper on the ESET WeLiveSecurity blog site, and some of the other stuff that will be happening at my favourite security … Continue reading

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