Archive for April, 2017

What is the nature of Cyber Crime?

What is the nature of Cyber Crime?

The nature of cyber crime is so widespread that in some ways it is difficult to be really specific about it. Any type of cybercrime will inevitably start with some type of data breach, which can either be digital or paper, and will most likely involve some type of theft of information from a business/organisation […]

CYBER THREATS and CYBER SECURITY

CYBER THREATS and CYBER SECURITY

People often think of cyber threats as relating to government department or agency’s, or to political parties or to big corporations or businesses. Whilst that in part is obviously true, the nature of cyber threats has grown hugely over the last few years, and most experts agree there will be a massive growth in the […]

What is the Best Computer Security

What is the Best Computer Security

           When people talk about computer security nowadays, they are inevitably referring to cyber security or the real threats that relate to any type of computer wherever it is used. Most people still think of computers as being essentially desktop computers, although that is and what has been something of a myth. Today’s […]

WHAT IS A CYBER SECURITY FRAMEWORK?

WHAT IS A CYBER SECURITY FRAMEWORK?

Having a cyber security framework is often referred to as some type of cyber governance, and in many ways its value lies in the fact that there is some type of framework at all. It is rather like the old saying that it is better to have a plan than  no plan at all, although […]

WHAT IS BEST CYBER SECURITY COURSE ?

WHAT IS BEST CYBER SECURITY COURSE ?

Looking for a cyber security course tends to throw up to slight the extreme and different ends of the spectrum. The majority of cyber security courses or offered as MA’s  or MSc’s and are by their very nature by the additional two or an extension of some type of message of science degree. They tend […]

WHAT IS INFORMATION SECURITY ?

WHAT IS INFORMATION SECURITY ?

Information security is at the heart of cyber security and the risk of cyber crime, and the huge growth of information available online, both private and commercial, is set to intensify massively over the next  few years. Some people will apply this to the term big data, and whilst big data is a huge issue […]

WHAT IS INTERNET SECURITY ?

WHAT IS INTERNET SECURITY ?

One of the problems for Internet security, is that too many people it means a combination of security measures taken by an IT team to make sure that hardware and software systems are up-to-date, and not clicking on any dodgy emails that you are not sure who they are from. Whilst both of the above […]

Public Liability Insurance and Cyber Security

Public Liability Insurance and Cyber Security

Sometimes the very words Public liability Insurance make anyone involved in any business or organisation slightly nervous. Many people think they don’t need any public liability insurance unless they are simply something like an events company, or where the nature of their business means they might potentially  have some contact with the public, and in […]

What is Cyber Liability Imsurance?

What is Cyber Liability Imsurance?

The need for some type of cyber liability insurance is recognised at a level by businesses and organisations, but has yet to become widespread in terms of an understanding of the real needs and risks of cyber security and cybercrime. Many individuals and businesses who are at risk of some type of cyber crime either […]

GARFIELD and CYBER SECURITY

GARFIELD and CYBER SECURITY

An online social media post can lead to serious consequences. Now kids as young as seven years old are learning what they should and shouldn’t post online. Garfield’s Cyber Safety Adventures Teaches kids as young as 7 what they can post online Rachel Pommer is in just the third grade, and she’s already come face […]

IOT and CYBER SECURITY

IOT and CYBER SECURITY

The division between Internet of Things developers and IT and cybersecurity experts is one of the core problems in securing IoT devices, according to government and industry experts. “We tend to divide our world up into different categories: mobile, cloud, IoT, [operational technology], IT. And, you know, I think that’s the basic problem,” said Ron Ross, […]