What CEOs are doing wrong with their cyber security

2018-12-24T16:22:42+00:00December 24th, 2018|Categories: IT Security|Tags: , , , , |

What CEOs are doing wrong with their cyber security Way back in IT prehistory (2004), Michael Soden, then chief executive of the Bank of Ireland group, resigned after it was discovered that he had been visiting websites which were forbidden under company policy. While this story is probably all but forgotten by now, Code42’s [...]

Recovering from a hacking attack on your website

2018-12-24T09:13:07+00:00December 24th, 2018|Categories: IT Security|Tags: , , , , |

Recovering from a hacking attack on your website Hacking attacks are one of the harsh realities of life. While you should, of course, aim to prevent them from happening in the first place, it’s also strongly recommended to have a recovery plan in place in case hackers do get past your security. Here is [...]

What to do when your computer systems are hacked

2018-12-24T09:09:38+00:00December 24th, 2018|Categories: IT Security|Tags: , , , |

What to do when your computer systems are hacked Even with the best security in the world, you have to accept that there is a risk of your computer systems being hacked, and this means you need to think about what to do if this does happen. Hackers are relentless in their pursuit of [...]

Security and your Android phone

2018-04-09T13:41:10+00:00January 22nd, 2018|Categories: IT Security|Tags: , , , , , |

Security and your Android phone As our mobile devices are integral to our daily lives, the thought of leaving our phone on a train or having it stolen from our handbag is horrifying to most people. As well as the hassle of having to get a crime number and report it to our [...]

Why Blockchain is about so much more than Bitcoin

2018-04-09T13:42:15+00:00January 5th, 2018|Categories: Technology Trends|Tags: , , , , , , , , , |

Why Blockchain is about so much more than Bitcoin When brand names become so familiar that we use them without thinking, it’s easy to forget the history behind them. For example, many people probably know that PayPal started out life essentially as a sideline to eBay and then it grew and grew and [...]

Is MacOS the safest operating system? Well not today it isn’t!

2018-04-09T13:49:14+00:00November 29th, 2017|Categories: Security Bulletin|Tags: , , , , |

Is MacOS the safest operating system? Well not today it isn’t! A terrible security flaw has been found on Apple’s Mac operating system MacOS High Sierra, the latest OS for Mac computers, allowing anyone to log in to a locked computer without a password. The problem was publicly outed on Twitter by Lemi [...]

Password Alert! Are you at risk?

2018-01-04T14:53:02+00:00August 22nd, 2017|Categories: IT Security|Tags: , , , , , , , |

Password Alert! Are you at risk? Are you guilty of using an over-simplified password that a dedicated hacker could uncover as quickly as you can say ‘internet security’? This website lets you test your password and will tell you how long it would take a computer to break into your account. If you find [...]