Charles Weir, Lead Author


Charles Weir creates the text and manages this site. He has thirty years of experience as programmer, software architect, design consultant, and company MD. Currently he is researching at Security Lancaster how to improve the security skills of software development teams.

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Noel Ford, Cartoonist


Noel Ford created almost all the cartoons in the Handbook. He has been a professional cartoonist since 1975, and is particularly good at finding the humour in any situation. See here for an interview with Noel, and here for his portfolio

Security Lancaster, Institute


Security Lancaster provided an 'Impact' grant to pay for illustrations and enhancements to this site.

Jack Knight, Illustrator


Jack Knight created the delightful video handbook. He is a professional illustrator based in Lancaster, specialising in cartoons and images for businesses and individuals.