Firewall

Welcome to #WeekendWisdom number 4. This week we are going to talk about what a firewall is.

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Inventory

Welcome to #WeekendWisdom number 1. This will be a new weekly series of short one to two minute videos where I will be providing some advice on a particular Cyber Security topic.

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first annual report

The first annual report from the Data Protection Commission, under the auspices of the GDPR has just been released.

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Not GDPR compliant

A colleague at another company forwarded me an email he’d received knowing that I’d get a kick out of it. It claimed to be from the UK GDPR Compliance Directory and that his company was not GDPR compliant. Of course no such directory exists and this was nothing but a ruse.

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Whatsapp authentication sucks

Whatsapp Authentication sucks. It sucks really badly. I’d never thought about it before, but then I saw this tweet yesterday. A lady got a new phone number and when she set up Whatsapp, she had a load of messages on there from the previous owner of the number. 

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Luas Ransomware

How did you hear about the Luas Ransomware incident? Was it on the news? Online? Facebook? Twitter? Instagram? Or did you happen to visit the website to check some fare information and get confronted by a very basic ransom demand.

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