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So you’re a small or micro business and worried about cyber security

15:18 13 July in cloud security, Cyber security, small business, staff awareness, Two factor authentication by robp

We see examples of failures in cyber security every day, frequently from organisations that should know better, such as this failure at the US Department of Defense: https://www.theregister.co.uk/2018/07/11/us_military_manual_dark_net_sale/ They should be doing a lot better. So what can a small or micro business do? TL;DR Secure the...

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What is the dark web?

14:20 19 July in Cyber security, Privacy by robp

In this post I'm going to talk about the dark web. Even the name makes it sound scary - and a quick Google will confirm that impression. Lots of news stories about the horrors and bad things that lurk on the 'dark web'. But what...

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Why attribution is hard

16:31 01 June in attack, Cyber security, Espionage, hack, Threats by robp

If you follow cyber security in the news, or twitter or LinkedIn, you'll often hear debates about attribution - usually taking the form of Attack X is the work of Country Y. Most recently the attacks on the Swift network have been associated with the...