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Millennials V Baby Boomers? Who is the safest online?

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Millennials V Baby Boomers? Who is the safest online?

Millennials v Baby Boomers, which one is more secure online? Check out the chart to see the full story, you might be surprised at some of the results! 

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Passwords-The Real Truth!

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Passwords-The Real Truth!

With the digital world absorbing all our lives now, passwords are the centre of all our devices universe! Whether using devices at work or for personal use, our passwords are the key to giving us our access. But how often do we update them? How often do we use the same passwords for various sites? With the World Password Day nearly upon us (Yes there is such a day!) we all should be more mindful about our security online, and our passwords are one of the highest priorities.  We all know what we should be doing, but are we doing...

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Biometrics – Are they a safe option?

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Biometrics – Are they a safe option?

Biometrics are something that has been around for a few years and is getting more and more common to use as a security process. They are available in various forms, a few examples are Fingerprint or voice authentication to access bank accounts, or fingerprints to unlock phones. The big questions are what exactly are Biometrics? and are they as secure as they are promoted? The word Biometrics is a word referring to the measurement related to human characteristics. An example being that a device can scan an iris in your eye, which has a unique pattern to you (just like...

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Will my dog be able to do the washing?

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Will my dog be able to do the washing?

In the future, this is not so ridiculous as it might seem! Animal/computer interaction technology is being researched as we speak, all over the globe. Already, on the market, there are touch screen apps/games for your pets, for example there is a game where your cat can  chase a mouse/butterfly/bird across the screen and when they hit it with their paw it makes a sound! In Long Beach, California, a bird-keeper at an aquarium wanted to see how these ‘cat’ apps affected her penguins, and the results were highly surprising! The Penguins were immediately intrigued, and played the ‘game’ very...

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SMART CAMERAS & BABY MONITORS-ARE THEY CYBER-SAFE?

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SMART CAMERAS & BABY MONITORS-ARE THEY CYBER-SAFE?

A warning has been issued from the UK’s cyber security department, highlighting the security & privacy’ dangers’ of these types of devices when not protected properly. These items can be infiltrated by cyber-criminals when the devices have been left with their default security settings.  The advisory information is to change the settings immediately after purchase, with a complex (not easy to guess) and secure private password, that would make it difficult for a hacker to be able to break in and be able to observe your home & loved ones. We all know and agree what fantastic innovations these devices...

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