2nd February 2018 News
Poor advice for Scottish businesses
Scotland's business support network Business Gateway recommends "changing passwords regularly" - advice which was discredited in back in 2015.
1st February 2018 Comment
Go to jail. Go directly to Jail.
Another day and another e-mail or banner ad touting encryption as the 'solution' to all GDPR woes.
18th January 2018 Research
Fear and uncertainty: the tools of the social engineer
The uncertainty about the new rights of data subjects will open the door to identity phishing as social engineers leverage the fear of landmark fines.
14th January 2018 Research
Understanding the human factors behind information security
Human factors are not studied in any great depth - yet over half of notifiable data protection breaches in the last two years have been the result of human error.
10th January 2018 Comment
Every machine had the same root password shared by 30-40 people. Ish.
The sorry state of affairs at Carphone Warehouse simply highlights the complete lack of cyber awareness at board level.