New Government Initiative: Cyber Essentials

Cyber Essentials is a Government initiative to protect us all from cyber crime. The five basic elements are: Boundary Firewalls and Internet Gateways. Secure Configuration. Access Control. Malware Protection. Patch Management. It is not really new in that it was...

More words I hate to hear.

I have written not long ago about certain phrases I hate to hear: There’s nothing I can do about it. It couldn’t happen here. I can’t afford it. Well here’s another one in popular use: “Statistics prove…” In reality,...

The West Lothian Question

Am I the only one who thinks this issue is being blown up out of proportion? So Scottish MPs can vote on matters affecting only England and/or Wales.  Does it matter?  Is there any evidence anyone is worse off because of it?  Surely MPs are elected not only to serve...

Data Protection FAQs

I said in a recent blog I had added two new pages to my website and put a copy of the one on Risk Management on the blog.  Well here is the second one, on Data Protection. As before, if you have another question please let me know either as a comment on the blog or by...

Faith and Hope.

You may have noticed that I have written a number of Ezine articles about my faith, such as The Seven Gods I Do Not Believe In and Eight Tips For Overcoming Obstacles To Reading The Bible, Prayer, The Church, and Miracles....