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      IT Security

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      Dec
      Test Your IT security skills at this SANS London training event

      As organisations are investing more and more in new technologies, data thieves constantly try to find devious and clever ways of penetrating even the most well-prote

      28
      Nov
      NHS staff not happy about big tech firms handling patient data

      Less than an eigth of NHS staff would be comfortable with a large multinational technology company analysing patient data, according to a study from YouGov.

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      Nov
      MoD need a head of profession for military and civilian techies

      The Ministry of Defence are looking for a head of profession for more than 3,000 military and civilian technologists.

      Cyber Security

      05
      Dec
      Neighbourhood Watch partners with Avast and University to tackle cyber crime

      More than a third of Neighbourhood Watch members are more worried about cyber crime than physical crime, according to a survey of over 14,000 Neighbourhood Watch mem

      04
      Dec
      UK Governments open consultation on cybersecurity for the economy

      The government has launched a consultation aimed at improving the IT security of the UK economy.

      02
      Dec
      Transport For London Locks Oyster, as Precaution from Hacks

      TfL (Transport for London) said it has locked all Oyster and contactless online accounts as a 'precaution', following successful hacking efforts uncovered in the sum

      Help and Advice

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      Nov
      Smart ways businesses can protect customer data

      'The ICO told businesses that ultimately it is their responsibility to ensure customer data is safe and secure.

      21
      Nov
      Tips on How to Upgrade Your Home Security

      Technology companies are selling many new devices to increase home security, including smart locks, motion detectors, window sensors and cameras.

      12
      Nov
      How to Delete your Private Data Automatically

      The information appears as a timeline and a map of all the places you've visited. Click the cog in the bottom-right corner of the map, choose 'Automatically delete L

      Reviews

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      Jul
      ProtonVPN Review: An excellent VPN

      Brought to you by Proton Technologies AG, the Swiss company behind encrypted email provider ProtonMail, ProtonVPN places an emphasis on security and has both free an

      14
      May
      ExpressVPN UK Review: The best VPN service around

      What impressed us about ExpressVPN the most, is that it has gone the extra mile to provide a great user experience.

      12
      May
      BT Smart Home Cam Review: Reasonable low cost home security

      If you’ve considered getting a connected camera for your home, you may have quickly changed your mind when you looked at the cost involved.

      Tech Terms

      06
      Dec
      What is a proxy server?

      A proxy server – is a computer on the internet which acts as a middle-man between your computer and the website or service you’re using.

      04
      Dec
      What is a Cyber Threat?

      Online threats are varied and they don’t discriminate organisations from individuals when looking for a target, they don't care.

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      Nov
      What is Wireshark?

      Wireshark is the world's leading network traffic analyser, and an essential tool for any security professional.

      Cyber Study UK

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      Dec
      Certified Ethical Hacker v10 Question of the Day UK #159

      What is the difference between the AES and RSA algorithms?

      10
      Dec
      Certified Ethical Hacker v10 Question of the Day UK #158

      What tool can crack Windows SMB passwords simply by listening to network traffic?

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      Dec
      (ISC)2 CISSP (2018) Question of the Day #94

      Guy’s company recently experienced a significant data breach involving the personal data of many of their customers. Which breach laws should they review to ensure t

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