Securing your on-line doors and windows

Most homes and businesses have physical security controls including strong locks on doors and windows, a security alarm and CCTV that will deter a thief from attempting to break-in, make a robbery attempt fail or subsequent arrest inevitable. In the UK if a criminal is caught committing a robbery the sentence is from 12 months to life depending on the circumstances.

Theft of customer information, personal details and trade secrets are just three of the key areas in which cyber-crime is increasing, and in many cases, the crime will go unnoticed until the information is used to commit a real-world crime. […]

Data leakage, this time its personal

On almost a daily basis the media share stories of confidential information being disposed of in park bins, laptops being found in taxis and passwords being published on the internet. While this is undoubtedly concerning, the findings from a global security study on data leakage have revealed that the data loss resulting from employee behaviour poses a much more extensive threat than many IT professionals believe. […]