Smart Locks

Tapplock is a popular, Bluetooth-based, fingerprint activated padlock. The speciality of this padlock comes down to the fingerprint recognition technology which allows users to unlock the padlock with their fingerprint or use a mobile application remotely. As an added benefit, you can even allocate trusted individuals who can also use the mobile application to unlock
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Wi-Fi EasyMesh

Mesh networks make use of multiple Wi-Fi enabled routing devices to extend a Wi-Fi network across a much larger area, for example it is common for users who live in large houses to lose Wi-Fi signal due to the lack of range provided by a single Wi-Fi hotspot alone. The benefits of using a mesh
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Is Virtual Reality Secure?

Virtual Reality (VR) is a technology that has become increasingly popular in the last few years, allowing users to become immersed in a virtual world of their choice from the comfort of their home. But is it secure? VR Technology requires users to have a VR Headset and Controllers which vary in levels of sophistication,
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Smart Watch-out!

In our previous blog, we spoke about the positives and negatives of using a smartwatch for your daily activities. Smartwatch security is a topic overlooked by most, and why? What potential does a smartwatch really hold? Let’s consider the core functionality a smartwatch. That is: to make calls, track health, send messages and access the internet.
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The Rise of Ransomware

Ransomware is being used widely by hackers to make money by holding your data hostage. As this threat evolves, can you be certain that the data you store is protected and are you able to recover it if you are attacked? This blog will cover ways to reduce the impact of ransomware by implementing practical
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Online Education For Children

As parents – or relatives, teachers and other adults responsible for children’s safety – we want our children to be healthy, happy and to develop well both physically and mentally. Above all, it’s also instinctive that we want kids to be safe. Until relatively recently, most homes had a family computer, where parents could safely
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UK Government Urged To Act Over Limited Computer GCSE Options

A recent report from the Royal Society found that over half of secondary schools in the UK did not offer computer science as a GCSE between 2015-16, it continued to urge the UK government to increase spending on computer education ‘tenfold’ to ensure that young people currently in education could “unlock the full potential of
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NHS Attack, Could It Have Been Prevented?

May this year saw the NHS come under attack from ‘WannaCry’ ransomware, leaving thousands of patients stranded and many of us wondering how this could have happened to such a huge organisation in the UK. Reports that surfaced last week indicate the attack could have been a result of cyber-security recommendations that were not followed
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Cyber Breach At SEC

A top financial regulator faces big questions about how they prepare for cyber-attacks, after disclosing a breach of a key database of company filings. The Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) said a software vulnerability allowed access to private information and may have led to illicit trading. The SECs security practises has previously been identified as
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