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Location Security

Cards and contactless payments leave an extremely detailed digital footprint that can be used to track individuals while travelling. However, do we think about the implications of our social media use during our trips from a safety perspective (location security)? The woes of various celebrities have been well publicized in the past. Sporting stars whose
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Wipe After You Swipe: Your mobile passcodes exposed!

You may have already heard of the security concerns regarding passwords and how easily attackers can take advantage of poor password security. However, the physical security of mobile devices stands to be deceptively inconspicuous among the latest security concerns. Character-based passwords are commonly broken due to poor complexity or discovering re-used passwords from services such
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3 Cyber Security Threats You Could Face

In recent years there’s been increase in the frequency and severity of individual people and groups attempting to expose flaws in security systems. There are a number of reasons why people attempt do this such as: access to private information, stealing accounts, or even to demand money from the victim of the breach. Below are
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What Technology Does 2018 Have In Store?

There have been some fantastic developments in the corporate delivery of technology and communications in 2017, with so many businesses of all sizes utilising emerging technologies. 4G networks and VoIP telephone services have all been used in a bid to increase customer service. As we head into 2018, we look forward as to what could
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The Risk of Sharing Passwords

In our modern day digital lives, one of the most challenging aspects is managing all of our online account passwords. In a recent study done by Experian, a credit monitoring firm, they found that people between the ages of 25-34 register for an average of 40 accounts per email address. However, across those 40 accounts,
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The Internet of Things Tops Lists This Christmas

One of the biggest trends in 2017 in terms of technology, has been the Internet of Things (IoT), so it comes as no surprise that it seems to be topping the tech Christmas lists. Tech Giant Curry’s and PC world have released their top pieces of technology it expects to take pride of place under
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Trends For Digital Transformation in 2018

2017 has been fairly eventful for technology and we expect 2018 to carry this trend on, as we approach the last month of the year, we can look forward to what technology 2018 might have to offer us. One reoccurring topic in the tech world that seems to be topping everyone’s list is the Internet
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UK Watchdog Fine Data Hoarder

The UK Watchdog have taken action and fined a company that specialises in asking the public to take part in ‘surveys’ in which the answers are then used to target respondents with marketing calls.  Verso Group, the company carrying out these surveys, were found to not to have been 100% open about what it was
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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 Security Month: The Skills Gap in Cyber Security

This week marks the last week of the European Cyber Security Month, the EU’s annual awareness campaign. The campaign runs an overall general message of ‘Cyber security is a shared responsibility! STOP.THINK.CONNECT’ in alliance with the EU’s ‘An Open, Safe and Secure Cyberspace cyber strategy.’ This project is in line with the Awareness Raising work
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