Cyber security: 5 ways to boost yours at home

As we all know, cyber security is something of a hot topic at the moment. On the most part, this is because of several high-profile cases that have surrounded big companies. There is also the point about the industry as a whole. After all, the term was almost unheard of several years ago, but we’ve now reached a stage where some investment companies have been established to specifically invest in cyber security brands. Unfortunately, it’s … Read more

European data revolution to raise 425 billion a year

The European Union data revolution will have a global impact on how we all store, delete and share data. The General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) is due to be enforced from May 2018 and businesses have less than a year to prepare. Cyber-crime fines of 20 million euros to be imposed A businesses ability to adapt to new challenges in the digital environment is being challenged by both crime and regulation. With the ongoing threat of … Read more

Keep Hackers Away From Your Smart Gifts This Christmas

This holiday season, there won’t be a shortage of internet connected devices like Drone planes, Smartwatches, Smart TVs, cameras, microwave ovens, refrigerators, ACs and central heating thermostats, even medical devices like pacemakers on the market. While it might seem like a great idea to get Smart Gifts for Christmas for your friends and relatives, don’t hurry off just yet. As more aspects of our daily lives become network based, we are opening ourselves to increased … Read more

Why Passwords are Bad for Data Security

Did you think using a password was enough to protect all your personal and financial information? Think again. The primary reasons why Passwords are a bad bet in the world of data security are: Badly chosen combinations – Most people choose passwords which are combinations of phrases and numbers somehow related to their identities. This makes it easier to guess what the password it, when you have the relevant personal details. Even less secure passwords … Read more