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Are Less breaches better in IT Security?

June 18, 2015


The PWC report ‘The Information Security Breaches Survey 2014’, commissioned by the Department for Business, Innovation and Skills (BIS) states their have been fewer security breach’s in 2014. Good news you would think? Wrong, I would postulate. Whilst there may be fewer breaches the breaches that have occurred have cost more and demonstrated escalating degrees […]

Time to ban ‘Digital Enslavement’, ‘Virtual Tagging’ and ‘Stalking by Algorithm?

June 7, 2015


Better late than never Apple’s Tim Cook joins the fray during the EPIC Champions of Freedom event, to ram home the need for greater protection of user data. Microsoft’s Kevin Turner made a similar statement during his 2013 Partner Conference when he mandated that security and privacy were up front and central Microsoft commitments to […]

‘Internet of Things’ (IoT), Convenience or Calamity?

June 3, 2015


Fertile ground is the musing of men, and no less so a recent splendid evening exercising thoughts on the Internet of Things (IoT) as the technology wave sweeping across our digital landscape. The inter-networking, connecting and digitisation of everything around us, the automating, remoting, outsourcing and self-managing of things as diverse as: Refrigerators ordering product […]