Over recent days there has been a lot of discussion about TrueCrypt, and whether it is a viable security technology. Among the frenzy between security experts to figure out what is going on, the user community is left confused. It’s time to revist some security basics…
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With the price of Solid State Disks coming down, I decided to give a 4-year old home laptop a new lease of life with an update. Not having the first idea about how to do this, I did some Google based research, found some very helpful web sites. All went well with the advice given, right until the end!
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I found the article 5 Wi-Fi Security Myths You Must Abandon Now interesting, particularly in the context of doing the security basics right.
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Great blog, observing that compliance does not equal security, and that internal culture is a key element.
While focused on the US energy sector, I’d suggest the same is true in the UK too.
A Guest Blog from Kieran Barnes…
While indulging my interest the new Audi R8 (completely speculatively of course I wish I could own one!) I was distracted and amazed by the mass of electronic systems involved in a car of that range. ABS, Stability Control, Fly by Wire throttle, Sat Nav to name just a few. All of these electronic systems are controlled by software somewhere in the car’s brain and are responsible for keeping you safe, keeping you going in the right direction and helping you control your exotic sports car.
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I went to the Doctors recently. Didn’t expect to come across a security issue during my consultation, but…
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