I recently attended the East Midlands Cyber Crime Breakfast, where a panel of experts outlined what they saw as the principal cyber crime threats that were affecting organisations in the East Midlands. Continue reading
Good security advice is you should (must) change the default password on your home broadband router. Recent experience suggests to me this is not sufficient.
A couple of weeks ago I was asked to speak at Thomson Reuters, a multinational media and information firm, who were trying to get more of their young professionals interested in becoming Cyber Champions.
A recent article in Harvard Business Review, made an analysis of the US Cyber Security status and suggested “Here are four things that the private sector — and I mean CEOs, not CTOs — should be loudly and persistently demanding of Washington right now:…”
Lets take a look at these 4 issues from a UK perspective.
It is very important to have different passwords for each different system you have (to make sure that if a password is compromised, only one system will be affected).
How many of us can honestly say there are no two systems we use that have the same password?