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cyber insurance

Who are the top Cyber Insurance Companies?

Cyber Insurance needs to provide not only financial indemnity, but also some type of Incident Management Team.This normally includes IT Specialists, Lawyers, Ransom Negotiators etc. Finding the right Cyber Insurance Company can be tricky, and expensive if you get it wrong. Cyber Insurance is a relatively new form of insurance, and until quite recently was […]

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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 […]

identity theft

Identity Theft – What Is It?

Someone who is a victim of identity theft is someone who has had their identity stolen in some way, and the criminal has used that identity to fraudulently obtain some type of benefit, such as a bank loan, credit card or other financial gain in the name of the person whose identity they have stolen. […]

internet of things

The Internet of Things – What is it?

The Internet of things is a collective term for all the various devices, products and wearables that can connect to each other, and to the Internet as well. Whilst the idea of devices talking to each other, electronically, has been around for some time, the reason the Internet of Things has become a huge concept […]

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What is Cyber Insurance and What does it Cover?

Cyber Insurance is a dedicated insurance policy, that provides both financial cover and practical help to anyone who has been victim of a cyber crime. At the moment, this type of policy is mainly aimed purely at businesses and organisations, of all sizes, any of whom could be vulnerable to a cyber attack or a […]

What is the Internet of Things?

What is the Internet of Things?

The Internet of Things is a collective term for hundreds of devices that can connect to the internet wirelessly, and possibly connect to each other as well. Some of the most common questions asked are : What is the Internet of Things? What are Internet of Things Devices? How Does the Internet of Things Work? […]

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 does Big Data and Predictive Analysis Really Mean ?

What does Big Data and Predictive Analysis Really Mean ?

One of the problems with understanding Big Data, is that the term itself means different things to different people ! Some of the most common questions asked are :  – What is Big Data all about?  – What is the Big Data Market?  – Why is it important to use Data?  – What is Strong […]

Why your Robotic Hoover may not be as innocent as it looks

Why your Robotic Hoover may not be as innocent as it looks

Your Roomba may be vacuuming up more than you think. High-end models of Roomba, iRobot’s robotic vacuum, collect data as they clean, identifying the locations of your walls and furniture. This helps them avoid crashing into your couch, but it also creates a map of your home that iRobot is considering selling to Amazon, Apple […]

Big Data Goes Back to Earth

Big Data Goes Back to Earth

Government is developing a ‘big data’ system to incorporate new areas of agriculture policy concerns and initiatives. Additionally, government is taking measures to manage the relationships between climate, soil type and farm management systems, including irrigation. Mr George Oduro, the Deputy Minister of Food and Agriculture, said this at a workshop for stakeholders aimed at […]

Top Careers in Big Data

Top Careers in Big Data

Our friends over at Simplilearn provided us the infographic below which explores the top 12 interesting careers in big data. Big data is no longer a buzzword for our future capabilities, but is already being used by businesses in a range of industries. From data driven strategies to decision making, the true worth of big […]

Italy[s largest bank hacked

Italy[s largest bank hacked

Data about loan accounts belonging to 400,000 customers of Italy’s largest bank has been put at risk by two security breaches. Unicredit said that personal data and account numbers could have been stolen. But it added that the accounts’ passwords had not been compromised, so the hackers could not have carried out unauthorised transactions. It […]

What are Smart Home Systems?

What are Smart Home Systems?

Smart home systems refer to a variety of different and overlapping electrical and wireless systems that will enable a smart home or a smart house to function as a combined whole unit. Central to understanding the nature of the systems is an understanding of the basis of what a smart home is and the various […]

What is a Smart Home Security System?

What is a Smart Home Security System?

Most people would probably give slightly different answer to the question of what is a home security system, let alone a smart home security system. Any security system in a home is often thought of largely as an alarm system, possibly coupled nowadays with various types of CCTV cameras and other types of technology that […]

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 […]