What is Password Synchronization?

Passwords. Sometimes it’s the only important attribute that stands between your important data, information and a hacker. We’re told time and time again that we need stronger and robust passwords as this will prevent cyber-attacks, and yet we continue to use easily guessed passwords (though we’re getting better). Edward Snowden exposed the NSA for questionable […]

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Cyber Security is an Important Factor for Businesses

We’ve reached the middle of the year where businesses have begun to take their data security more seriously. A reason to this can be the increased number of attacks taking place. A recent report done by Cisco outlines that employees are still an easy target when it comes to cyber-attacks and protecting data. A leading […]

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The Shellshock Q&A

What is Shellshock? The ‘Bash bug’, most commonly known as Shellshock is typically located within the command-line shell that is used within many Mac, Linux and UNIX operating systems, which can leave websites and devices powered by these operating systems open to risk. How does it work? Bash supports the export of not just shell […]

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The Shellshock Q&A

What is Shellshock? The ‘Bash bug’, most commonly known as Shellshock is typically located within the command-line shell that is used within many Mac, Linux and UNIX operating systems, which can leave websites and devices powered by these operating systems open to risk. How does it work? Bash supports the export of not just shell […]

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Has the 5 million Gmail password hack affected you?

On Wednesday, many technology websites and blogs broke the news that hackers leaked around 5 million stolen Gmail account details to a Russian Bitcoin forum. This follows similar leaks of account data from popular Russian web services, so is there room to be concerned? Understandably, this has caused huge outrage and worry amongst users of […]

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The Impact of BYOD on Data Security in Schools

Schools are now more than ever before in possession of a huge amount of personal and sensitive data about both staff and students. This can include data such as exam results or private medical information. Therefore, the importance of securing this data within school IT systems goes without saying; it becomes increasingly critical because many […]

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The Importance of Password Management for SME’s

In a business environment that is dynamic, constantly evolving and ladled with threats, it is important to ensure all data is kept secure through using some form of password management. Recent, market research has stated that over the next 4-5 years, this requirement for password management is only set to increase because the need to […]

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Security and Staff – What’s the Connection?

In a business environment where security is paramount, online security is so very important. In generations before now, the only real worry about online security was virus infections, however now we’re having to face a plethora of issues including phishing, identity theft, spyware and the list goes on. Additionally, we have to think about internal […]

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