3 huge password disasters

3 huge password disasters

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Three huge but common password disasters are being committed every day by your staff.

And now a local IT security expert is warning bosses to check for them… then take urgent action to protect their business.

“We see these disasters happening all the time. People don’t realise how dangerous they are,” said John Miller, of …


Is this the end of passwords… forever?

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Could we be just a few years away from the death of passwords? Microsoft, Apple and Google have joined forces on a new initiative to kill it dead. Here’s what they have planned as a replacement.

If you HATE creating new strong passwords every time you sign up to something, this news is going to …


Don’t save your passwords like this

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Microsoft is always introducing new features and services to keep your people safe online, and your data secure.

As a business owner or manager, you should already know that weak or reused passwords are one of the biggest risks to data security.

A new update coming soon to Microsoft Edge will give you access to …


How to protect your data from ransomware

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You’ve probably heard of computer malware – but have you heard of ransomware?

It’s what criminals use to target the data in your business.

That’s incredibly valuable to you. Ransomware is a form of malicious software placed on your devices to lock you out of your data. And it’s terrifying.

The criminals will then demand …


Protect your PC from viruses and malware

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Many of us are still working from home despite the Covid-19 lock down easing. When you were office-based your IT support team took care of data security measures for you, but now that you’re working from home you may need to do some IT support yourself. To make working from home more secure you need …


The GDPR and You

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What is the GDPR?

Have you ever heard about GDPR? No? Well, you may have heard of the Data Protection Act 1998 (DPA). This piece of UK legislation is there to protect your personal data which may be kept by different companies, services and government departments, for example; you may have cable TV, bank accounts …


GDPR – Is it special?

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For many organisations, keeping the personal data they handle safe, is nothing new, especially if they already have robust Data Protection Act 1998 procedures in place (you do already have that don’t you?). What is new is that the GDPR requires organisations to document data collection and processing policies and procedures before you go about …


GDPR – Getting it right

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The General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) includes provisions that promote accountability and governance. These complement the GDPR’s transparency requirements. While the principles of accountability and transparency have previously been implicit requirements of data protection law, the GDPR’s emphasis their significance.

You are expected to put into place comprehensive but proportionate governance measures. Good practice tools …


GDPR – Data Subjects’ Rights (Part 2)

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Data subjects’ rights is, perhaps, one of the most widely misunderstood aspects of the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR). The Data Protection Act (1998), DPA, provides many rights to individuals and the GDPR can be seen as clarifying and extending those rights.

The GDPR provides the following rights for individuals:

  1. The right to be informed

GDPR – Data Subjects’ Rights (Part 1)

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Data subjects’ rights is, perhaps, one of the most widely misunderstood aspects of the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR). The Data Protection Act (1998), DPA, provides many rights to individuals and the GDPR can be seen as clarifying and extending those rights.

The GDPR provides the following rights for individuals:

  1. The right to be

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