Should I consider using a Password Manager?

May 11th, 2017 Confidentiality, Privacy, Secure Configuration James Gillies

Last week I gave some tips on methods to create a strong password, however these may not be suitable if you have a large number of passwords to manage. In this scenario making use of a Password Manager may be appropriate. Best practice would be to have a different and complex password for everything (such as a website) that you would log into. However, very…

How will e-Discovery affect your business?

Mar 23rd, 2017 Compliance, Data Protection, GDPR, Privacy James Gillies

As GDPR enforcement approaches you should start to think about the ESI (Electronically Stored Information) held on your systems that could contain personal data. Whilst reviewing how data is being stored, processed, transferred, updated and protected you must also consider how to later perform e-Discovery on all of that data. Not unlike the proverbial see-saw, the more you lock something away the more difficult it…

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How do I protect my privacy when online?

Apr 16th, 2016 Privacy James Gillies

The internet is a dangerous place. While you are online ALL of your online activity is being monitored, invading your privacy: your location, your searches, visited websites, purchases, personal interests, shopping habits, holiday plans, books you read, forums you visit and much more are being watched and logged by ISPs, website owners and government intelligence agencies. An ‘invisible web’ is at work behind the scenes…

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