Most smaller businesses have a web presence of some kind. We have to. In 2016 it is a key part of the marketing mix. But is it secure? Would you trust a stranger with access to your bank account? Internet security for small businesses I like to think that I am security conscious. I am aware of my online security (even this site is SSL). I only grant access to my accounts with great caution. Change passwords often. Not using the same passwords in lots of different places. But today whilst … [Read more...] about Do you trust strangers with your bank account? Internet security for small businesses
Double standards by call centre staff & utilities firms with our data and our privacy Call centre data protection - suppliers that have our data claim they take this stuff seriously. But do they really? Is it just a one way street? do they honestly believe that data protection only works one way? we have rights about our data and need to be protective about it too. It's a busy afternoon. You get a call from one of your utilities companies. They introduce themselves...ok … [Read more...] about Call Centre Data Protection & privacy – take action to protect yourself now!
How secure is your password - lessons from LinkedIn A few weeks ago, LinkedIn was hacked and millions of passwords were stolen. Recently an analysis of these passwords that were published on a Russian website has shown some interesting facts. The graphic below shows the post popular passwords that people used for linkedin - I hope yours is not in this top list! Source: http://mashable.com/2012/06/08/linkedin-stolen-passwords-list/ … [Read more...] about How secure is your password – lessons from LinkedIn #infographic