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DropBox - Is it safe?

Dropbox is only secure as the strength of your password. Therefore, it is recommended you use a strong password to ensure your data is secure. When storing data via third party cloud providers it is always recommended to do so with caution and to think about what data you will be storing there and why. 421 more words

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The difficulty with data security is……

Where do you start? There is so much to think about, it’s confusing and sometimes complicated to understand. Data security affects so much of the operations of a business that it becomes difficult to see the wood for the trees. 472 more words

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What are your crown jewels?

The Hope Diamond and other French crown jewels were stolen on this day in 1792. They now take residence in Washington DC. It just shows, even in 1792 they also faced similar challenges like we do today with protecting what’s important. 287 more words

Islamic State jihadists planning encryption-protected 'cyber caliphate'

  • Islamic State boasting of its plans to create a sophisticated cyber army
  • Plans to use ‘cyber caliphate’ to launch attacks on banks and governments
  • British hacker once jailed for cyber attack on PM thought to be involved…
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Cyber Fraud

Millions of Gmail accounts hacked, was yours one of them?

Time to change your password again. A database containing nearly 5 million Gmail user accounts and passwords was leaked on Bitcoin Security, a popular Russian website devoted to the cryptocurrency.

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Cyber Fraud

BlackPOS malware that struck Target also linked to Home Depot breach, report says

New reports suggest that the same malware that struck Target’s point-of-sale systems over the holidays was also used to target card data on Home Depot’s systems.

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Suspicious emails - What do I do?

For every £100 we spend on our credit cards we stand to lose 7.4p due to credit card fraud, according to statistics produced this year by… 651 more words

Information Security