Category: Cyber Security

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Cyber Security Basics

Many people think that cyber security only applies to big companies and governments, and that it should like to be dealt with by the IT guys. Anyone who owns a computer, who works with a computer or who has a smart phone needs to be aware of some pretty basic rules about cyber security, both […]

What is an Effective Cyber Security Policy?

What is an Effective Cyber Security Policy?

Cyber security means different things to different people, and this can be one of the problems in creating a relatively good cyber security protection system within any organisation or business. Some of the most common questions asked are : What is  a Cyber Security attack? What is a Security Network? What is a Cyber Security […]

What are Cyber Security Solutions?

What are Cyber Security Solutions?

The nature of all cyber security solutions starts with a very simple premise. Understand the nature of the risk in terms of what personal information is held and on whom, and what is the potential damage to any of those individuals if that information is leaked or in some other way breached. Cyber security is […]

What is a Computer Network Security System?

What is a Computer Network Security System?

Most people who have any type of computer probably understand at some level the basics of how they work, and probably understand what computer network security means in a very general sense. Having a general understanding of computer security generally is obviously a good thing, but it is also important that people understand that there […]

Is a Cyber Security Certificate Worthwhile?

Is a Cyber Security Certificate Worthwhile?

A cyber security certificate is often seen as proof that someone has either undertaken a course or gained a degree or experience in cyber security that modifies them to either give advice or be a lead in some type of cyber  governance policy. This course can be true, but it is also important to check […]

Cyber Security and the Networked World

Cyber Security and the Networked World

Many people view the growing nature of the internet of things in one of two ways. They either see it as a world where literally every person, place and thing can literally talk to each other through sensors and wireless connectivity, and see this as a massive boon for mankind. Other people see this same […]

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 […]

What is a Cyber Security Definition?

What is a Cyber Security Definition?

A cyber security definition has some value in terms of giving clarity to a potential problem that is in part understood by people in businesses and organisations, but has historically been to a large extent ignored by many. This ignoring of cyber security has often been in the same mindset as people ignoring the need […]

What are main Cyber Threats?

What are main Cyber Threats?

Cyber threats of various descriptions have been around pretty much since people started using the Internet with any degree of continuity, and most people are aware of the various terms such as viruses, email viruses and Trojan horses. They may not know exactly what they mean, and they only have experienced them when some frightening […]

BEST INTERNET SECURITY

BEST INTERNET SECURITY

The best Internet security approach is undoubtedly a combination of three main things, sometimes referred to as the three S’s, staff, structure and systems. Whatever the size of the organisation or business, whether it is one person with a website or a business with thousands of employees, the threats or cyber risks to the organisation […]