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Protecting Client Engagements from Cyber Threats

April 11, 2016

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Leading on from my last post, so what should Law Firms or any professional service organisation for that matter such as financial advisor, accountant or bank, be doing now they are finding themselves under the Cyber Security microscope following the ‘Panama Papers’ expose? With no exceptions senior partners and key stakeholders should be demanding clear […]

Gulf Enterprise Mobility Conference 2016 Insights

April 3, 2016

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The original intention was to do two full reports from my perspective of Chairman this year for the Gulf Information Security Exhibition & Conference (GISEC 2016) and the Gulf Enterprise Mobility Exhibition & Conference (GEMEC 2016), so it will come as no surprise to anyone active in these spaces to hear that the Enterprise Mobility […]

Caveat Emptor Internet of Things (IoT)

November 6, 2015

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Further on the IoT (Internet of Things) theme I first wrote about back in June – ‘Internet of Things’ (IoT), Convenience or Calamity?’ ‘FBI Issues Alert on the Security of Internet of Things (IoT) Devices’. Welcomed news until you move past the headline. The guidance that unfolds recommends that responsibility for security should rest with […]

Microsoft doing the Scroogle

August 28, 2015

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With the advent of Windows 10, we have seen the pushing of this OS as a FREE upgrade onto consumer PC’s (those running legit Windows v7 or 8), as well as many small and medium business user systems. This has had the side effect of kicking off flurries of enquiries and concerns over what is […]

Windows 10 oh so NSA & GCHQ (amongst others) friendly ….

July 29, 2015

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Time is running out folk’s, by the time you read this the witching hour will almost be upon us, 1st August 2015 will see the revisions to Microsoft Privacy Statements and Services Agreement Agreements move Windows users into a brave new world of exposure / intimacy with Microsoft, and why, because there is a new kid on […]

Taming the Internet Cookie Monsters

July 20, 2015

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Following my post last week on Trust in the context of Microsoft’s aspirations for Window’s 10 I mentioned a greater need for making Internet/Web Cookies more visible to users. This raised a number of comments and requests as to what I meant and how I go about taming these particular little horrors. For any degree […]

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

June 3, 2015

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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 […]