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Daily archives for June 18th, 2012

Security – Are passwords dead?

Passwords - an essential part of security, but often the target for attackers and the cause of a breach.

As most people will be aware, several high profile websites have suffered security breaches, resulting in millions of user account passwords being compromised. These sites have included business social networking site LinkedIn, online dating agency eHarmony and the music streaming site Last.fm. All three of these sites have been on the internet for at least […]

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Information Commissioner’s Office launch IT Security Guide for Small Businesses

Information Commissioner’s Office launch IT Security Guide for Small Businesses

Today the Information Commissioner’s Office (ICO) announced it had produced “A practical guide to IT Security” with the subheading that this is “Ideal for the small business.” At the time of writing, the ICO press release announcing the IT Security guide appears to be having trouble (what looks like an infinite redirect loop is in […]

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