Hedgehogs and Cyber Security

18 Jun

Is it a Canary?
Is it a Fox?
Is it an Owl?
No, it a Hedgehog!

Erinaceus Europaeus to be precise.

The British Hedgehog had a highly effective security system that served it well for millions of years. At the first sign of danger it rolled itself up into a prickly ball. Sadly, the emergence of the motorcar proved that the hedgehog’s prickles were no longer ‘fit for purpose’

What is the connection between Hedgehogs and Cyber Security?

Please propose your answer, twitter style (140 characters or less) in the comment field below.

I’ll propose my answer next week…

3 Responses to “Hedgehogs and Cyber Security”

  1. Rob Horne June 18, 2013 at 10:17 #

    Prickles, like laurels, should never be rested or relied on.


  2. anonymous June 18, 2013 at 21:01 #

    Spiky on the outside and soft and squishy on the inside 😉


  3. Colin Robbins June 28, 2013 at 13:43 #

    The answer according to Nexor Marketing is…
    “The hedgehog failed to adapt to emerging threats, don’t let the same happen to your cyber defences”
    … part of our latest campaign.


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