Data Security When Travelling


Working on the go can put you at more risk of a data security breach. How can you best protect your private information and sensitive digital content?


When you're travelling with a work laptop, or even just want to take more care over your data security when abroad, it's crucial to consider taking the following precautions:


-Back up your data before you go. Travelling with data is always a risk, so be sure to back it up before you go.

Social Media Security Threats


Social media accounts.. Facebook, Twitter, Instagram. Everyone from your place of work to your grandma has a profile these days… but do you know how to stay safe when using social media?

Watch out for these threats to stay safe and savvy.

1. Apps can carry malicious software and designed to gain access to user’s private information. Be aware of what you download and what you agree to when you do so.

Smart Skin: The Next Step in Communication Technology?


Data security: E-skins and Technological Tattoos

In 1996 just 2 people in every one hundred owned a mobile phone, today this number has been turned on its head: 2 in every one hundred don’t own a mobile phone. For so many of us, our mobile phones have taken over our lives. We’ve become so attached to our cell phones that the idea of attaching them to us doesn’t seem so far-fetched.

The future of changing passwords with your eyes,voice and thoughts


Berkley has invented a sensor that can read your thoughts

University of California, Berkeley has invented a electrode that is strapped on to the head. A black headband holds a connector to your forehead and presses another to your earlobe, which then reads your brain's electric signals and sends them to a nearby laptop.

Sounds far-fetched ?

An experiment was carried out and James Martin from CNET went down to Berkley.

EU approves new investment on cyber security


1.8 Billion Euros expected in new cyber security for the EU by 2020

The EU Commission has signed an agreement today that'll have member states funding and working together with private groups on cyber security. The specifics aren't disclosed yet but the known details are that the EU has put together 450 million Euros, which will be distributed in the coming years to businesses, universities, and other researchers who are interested in investigating immediate cyber security problems.