Li-Fi has been widely talked about, largely due to its capability to deliver a high data rate wireless connectivity.
Li-FI has some very interesting security characteristics too.
As we approach the Christmas holiday period, I thought I’d share a cautionary tale on setting up your Out-of-Office auto-response. For quite a while now I have been building a relationship with a prospective customer. While I have had discussions with a person there – let’s call him Bob – Bob has worked hard to keep his privacy. Continue reading
A few weeks back, I worked with the SH&BA to publish guidance on the Security of your Smart Home.
Shortly before we went to print I sold my car, and suddenly realised there was a big gap in the document.
At the Smart Homes and Building Association (SH&BA) “Smart Home Breakthrough Summit” last week, a new Cyber Security Manifesto was unveiled by CONTEXT, a leading European IT market analysis company, and the SH&BA Security Panel. Continue reading
I’ve just had a read of Symantec’s State of Privacy Report – 2015. It’s well worth a quick scan if you’ve not come across it before.
It highlights some of the contradictions and challenges we face in our industry.
Whenever I visit a web site these days I get asked about cookies.
A quick survey around a family dinner table at Christmas revealed only 2 out of 10 people knew what the question was really asking (and we both work in the industry).
Just purchased a new sofa – how can that cause a data protection failure?
In my blog about smart meters I asked who is looking after the consumers interest in smart meters. Ethernet over Power adds a new dimension to the debate.
This is an insightful debate in the Economist, the full title being
This house believes that a hyper-connected world is more rather than less secure.
Sadly I missed the online comment period, so was not able to offer my thoughts in the debate itself. I would have voted less secure.