HÖRDUR ELLERT ÒLAFSSON

HÖRDUR ELLERT ÒLAFSSON

 

SYNDIS

 

Syndis is an Icelandic information security think-tank based in Reykjavik, Iceland, specializing in providing bespoke attack solutions. Syndis services clients with the most demanding security needs. Research is central to the Syndis vision, and is considered core to the innovative approaches supplied to the clients.

 

Vision:
To drive security innovation for tomorrow’s premier organizations.

 

Mission:
By leading research in offensive security, developing bold technologies and applying these to counter real world threats.

 

Professionally, what are the most important things you have learned, as a result of carrying out this project?

Connectivity:
It enables us to live our lives in a simpler manner and act as a big part of relationship building.

 

Privacy:
Without privacy, our lives would be highly vulnerable to the control of others.

 

Information Security:
Information can be sensitive and hard to replace, potentially dangerous if it falls into the wrong hands.

 

What are the most important things that you have learned, about yourself, as a result of carrying out this project?

Leadership:
Understanding that different leadership styles are appropriate for different situations.

 

Relationship building:
To build trust and mutual respect and ensuring open communications.

 

Overview:
Importance of maintaining overview throughout project work.

 

 

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