Tag Archive: security

Tip – Don’t leave the door open

Fire doors and walls are there to protect you – make sure you keep them closed. What sort of door do I mean? A physical door as in for example a fire door? Or do I mean a virtual door like your Internet connection? Doors exist to block a hole. They block the hole for…

Change your password before you change girlfriends

This was the playful headline to an item I heard on the BBC World Service recently. The point being made was that you should never tell anybody your passwords; not even your girlfriend. If, however, you have told your girlfriend one of your passwords, and you then cease to be friends, make sure you change…

Alert – Keep an eye on your cyber defences

Do you pay as much attention to your cyber security as your physical security? A Register article warning of ‘disturbing’ levels of cyber-raids  prompts me to remind you that it’s not just physical security that the modern business needs to take seriously. I doubt that you leave the office unlocked at night and I daresay…

Know who has the keys to the empire

Security is a lot easier to implement in the modern digital world, but enforcing it over the long term needs thought, and procedures that are adhered to. In the old days, security was simple. The main access control method was physical keys: to the building; to desks and filing cabinets; to the safe and strongroom….

Don’t get rapped for losing data

Data Protection is a topic that needs to be taken seriously by all businesses   Do you, or one of your subcontractors, hold personal data about your customers? Then this piece of news should be of interest to you. Last month, The Isle of Anglesey County Council (Cyngor Sir Ynys Mons) was rapped over the…

Do you own a Smartphone? Don’t expose yourself!

Going for the latest and greatest smartphone does come with its risks. Slack attention to security could expose you to data theft and cyber attack. A recent report (PDF) from McAfee contains an important warning to business owners. McAfee report a rapid increase in “targeted attacks, increases in sophistication and increases in the number of…

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Welcome to my business continuity, resilence, security and general ramblings.  This is my place to share my thoughts, knowledge and experience with a wider audience! Feel free to comment and ask questions or Sign up to the Business Continuity newsletter for tips and news, subscribe to the blog or access the RSS feed.  I hope…

Tag Archive: security

Tip – Don’t leave the door open

Fire doors and walls are there to protect you – make sure you keep them closed. What sort of door do I mean? A physical door as in for example a fire door? Or do I mean a virtual door like your Internet connection? Doors exist to block a hole. They block the hole for…

Change your password before you change girlfriends

This was the playful headline to an item I heard on the BBC World Service recently. The point being made was that you should never tell anybody your passwords; not even your girlfriend. If, however, you have told your girlfriend one of your passwords, and you then cease to be friends, make sure you change…

Alert – Keep an eye on your cyber defences

Do you pay as much attention to your cyber security as your physical security? A Register article warning of ‘disturbing’ levels of cyber-raids  prompts me to remind you that it’s not just physical security that the modern business needs to take seriously. I doubt that you leave the office unlocked at night and I daresay…

Know who has the keys to the empire

Security is a lot easier to implement in the modern digital world, but enforcing it over the long term needs thought, and procedures that are adhered to. In the old days, security was simple. The main access control method was physical keys: to the building; to desks and filing cabinets; to the safe and strongroom….

Don’t get rapped for losing data

Data Protection is a topic that needs to be taken seriously by all businesses   Do you, or one of your subcontractors, hold personal data about your customers? Then this piece of news should be of interest to you. Last month, The Isle of Anglesey County Council (Cyngor Sir Ynys Mons) was rapped over the…

Do you own a Smartphone? Don’t expose yourself!

Going for the latest and greatest smartphone does come with its risks. Slack attention to security could expose you to data theft and cyber attack. A recent report (PDF) from McAfee contains an important warning to business owners. McAfee report a rapid increase in “targeted attacks, increases in sophistication and increases in the number of…

Thanks for dropping by

Welcome to my business continuity, resilence, security and general ramblings.  This is my place to share my thoughts, knowledge and experience with a wider audience! Feel free to comment and ask questions or Sign up to the Business Continuity newsletter for tips and news, subscribe to the blog or access the RSS feed.  I hope…