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You Are the Weakest Link

3.6.2015 by Jenn Granger

It’s generally assumed that if you have a data breach it’s because of some gremliny attacker, trying to hack your system from his bedroom whilst wearing a hoodie (not to overegg the stereotype or anything). In fact, new research suggests…

Why it Might be Time to Break Up with Facebook

26.3.2015 by Jenn Granger

If you’re happy for Facebook to know all about your life – both public and private – then you can ignore this. But if you want Facebook’s insight into your life to be limited to what you choose to put…

The Big Buzz About Big Data

22.12.2014 by Jenn Granger

Big data is a buzzword that’s been around for a while now, and – if anything – its reputation is just as big as the amounts of info it involves. The term is used across many different industries and, according…

What Should You Consider In Terms Of Security?

17.12.2014 by Jenn Granger

Christmas is a time of sharing; but what you don’t want to be sharing are viruses and misery because your business has been hacked. Data is the new dolla, and it’s increasingly vulnerable – as is your reputation as your…

Say Ello To The New Social Network

30.9.2014 by Jenn Granger

For years now Facebook has been the popular kid of social media sites, but it may be time for it to face(book) the music and leave the prom, as new networking site Ello looks like it might be taking over…

The Gartner Guys: Data Security In The Cloud

30.7.2014 by Jenn Granger

We’ve been really lucky to talk to technology research and advisory firm Gartner about data security, and one of our lovely comms girls, Steph is going to be doing a series of blogs on key points from the calls! In…

How To Keep Your Data Backed Up

31.3.2014 by Jenn Granger

In the summer of 2007 my computer crashed and I lost 7,000 songs and several important pieces of university coursework. It was a very dark time for me. Today is World Backup Day, and – because I never want anyone…

Location, Location, Colocation

18.2.2014 by Jenn Granger

Disaster recovery has become a hot topic after last week’s floods, as many people’s belongings were washed away, along with their sense of security. So, when a large proportion of the country’s data centres are in the South East –…

Why we’re all Addicts

13.2.2014 by Jenn Granger

There seem to be a whole number of sins to get addicted to nowadays. But, whilst some people may have escaped the Game of Thrones ‘problem’ I’m currently suffering from, as a society there seems to be something that affects…

Sinister Printers and Other Silent Attackers

4.2.2014 by Jenn Granger

The hot topic of the moment is protection, but I’m not talking hiring two beefy bodyguards – not literally at least. Following Snowden, the NSA, and generally finding out cyber security is as leaky as a lump of Swiss cheese,…