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December 12, 2017
A person marks on their notepad, possibly to write down a password, while their phone and laptop are beside them.

No, Minister: politicians’ unsafe email access practices renew password debate

Passwords are back in the news thanks to a politician’s unwitting post on Twitter. British MP Nadine Dorries admitted that her staff and interns all have […]
December 5, 2017

Stronger things: is it possible to build security into the IoT infrastructure?

IoT security is always a hot topic and the debate stepped up over the past month. You might expect commentators to bemoan the lack of current […]
December 5, 2017
A stopwatch showing a deadline. In this case, less than 6 months until GDPR comes into force

GDPR: readiness still far away for many, with less than six months to go

GDPR enforcement begins in under six months, but new surveys suggest many organisations will struggle to be ready in time. One survey found that fewer than […]
November 24, 2017

Catch-22 for security careers when companies seek experience over enthusiasm

When I first started on my path to cybersecurity, I was just as eager to learn and pursue challenges then as I am now. I have […]
November 22, 2017
Ecommerce users are advised to beware scams as holiday season approaches

Shop till you don’t drop: how to avoid online scams on Black Friday and Cyber Monday

It’s the most wonderful time of the year – for online retailers. For unwary consumers, not so much. As Christmas approaches, many people will try to […]
November 20, 2017

Phishing is the biggest threat to users’ login details, major study finds

Phishing has long been recognised as one of the most effective tools in an attacker’s arsenal. Now, extensive new research based on a year’s worth of […]
November 14, 2017

From incident response to countermeasures: varied security talks await at Irisscon 2017

Irisscon 2017 takes place next week, and as always, the conference will feature a varied mix of security-related themes. Topics confirmed so far range from incident […]
October 24, 2017

Companies face Cybersecurity double whammy in Brexit and GDPR

There are two seemingly separate major events happening in the coming years that will impact on how companies process and store personal data of people living […]