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About me

Hi, I’m Lars Birkeland

I am a creator who likes: Creative Writing, Cybersecurity, AI, and Coffee. By day I am a Chief Information Security Officer (CISO).

With almost three decades of IT and information security expertise, I bring knowledge to help create frameworks for information security and cybersecurity.

Having worked with several well-known companies operating across various industries, from government and insurance to healthcare, my experience extends not only to the area’s core work but also cyber and risk assessment, compliance, and internal control and governance frameworks.

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Educational tips and guides

In this blog, I will provide educational tips and guides on securing your small business. As a small business owner, it is crucial to understand the importance of cybersecurity and the potential threats that can harm your company.

I will cover all the steps that small business owners can take to protect their companies from potential security breaches.

By following these guides, you can secure your small business and give yourself peace of mind knowing your company is protected.

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Why make a blog

After many years in the information security industry, there is still a lack of knowledge about cybersecurity and information security.

That is why I want to create a blog for all managers of small and medium-sized companies, self-employed people, and others such as students and individuals who wish to have a more secure digital everyday life.

Cybersecurity has become increasingly important as more information is stored online. As technology advances, so does the need for knowledgeable professionals that can help protect us from potential threats.

If you want to get started in the world of cyber security, here is my free email course to get you up to speed:

Free Email Course
Empower Your Small Business Against Cyber Threats in Just 7 Days!

Boost your cybersecurity confidence, reduce risk, and protect your business assets. A comprehensive email course is designed to equip you with the knowledge and skills to safeguard your business. Daily, bite-sized lessons for busy entrepreneurs

By the end of the course, you'll understand cybersecurity essentials for your small business. Secure Your Spot Now and Start Protecting Your Business Today!

My experience will be your knowlage

This is what I will use my eperience to deliver to you:

  • Give you the knowlage to Navigate cybersecurity with confidence – from basic concepts to advanced strategies.
  • Kickstart your cybersecurity career – learn about prerequisites, career paths, and professional opportunities.
  • Gain an in-depth understanding of threats and practical prevention methods to bolster your digital security.
  • Ace cloud security – Uncover the unique challenges of cloud security and learn best practices for a safer digital environment.
  • Secure your WordPress site – Follow our comprehensive guide on best security practices, handling vulnerabilities, and effective plugins.
  • Navigate cybersecurity governance – Stay updated with standards and compliance to align your practices with the legal and ethical landscape.

Please note that all content on this website represents my personal views and is produced in my personal time. The opinions and perspectives expressed here do not reflect those of my employer or any other organization.