Tip of the month

I have just had a ‘phonecall from someone wanting to talk to me about home security.  I did not want to talk to any cold callers at the time as I was trying to do some work, but anyway, just think how dangerous it could be to discuss your home security...

Do you have any unwanted software on your computer?

If you are like me, you will have got a lot of software on your computer you do not use, even some that you never have used.  You probably do not know how it all cama to be there.  Sometimes you download one thing and a few more slip onto your computer uninvited. Some...

Cyber Essentials Plus

I have written a good deal about Cyber Essentials, but some people are confused as to the difference between Cyber Essentials and Cyber Essentials Plus. It is quite simple.  The standard required is the same, so if you comply with Cyber Essentials you will comply with...

What Two Things Are Missing From Cyber Essentials?

I have promoted the Government’s Cyber Essentials initiative because it is a good first step to cyber security. However, I do think that two things are missing. Firstly it under stresses the importance of offline activities.  It is not much use having great IT...