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New Generation Of Cyber Security Leaders Needed

“As technology continues to evolve at lightning speed, redefining the way we live and work, it’s becoming increasingly difficult to imagine functioning without it. Unfortunately, that reliance on technology to keep us connected has also made us more vulnerable to cyberattacks and threats that undermine the ability to keep our data safe. Our future online […]

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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 […]

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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 Big Data and A.I?

The term big data refers largely to the massive amounts of information and data that has come with the growth of the internet, and with the growth of the mobile internet in particular. To understand big data, you really need to understand databases, and the relationship between information and how it is used. What is […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

How to develop a Cyber Insurance Plan

How to develop a Cyber Insurance Plan

A cyber insurance plan is a key element of survival almost, for any individual or organisation who uses the internet as part of their business or personal life. Such a plan can literally involve cyber insurance, either as a specific cyber insurance policy, or as part of a liability policy such as product liability or […]