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Free vs Paid Internet Security Software: What’s best?

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Free vs Paid Internet Security Software: What’s best?

With so much choice out there for Antivirus products, it is hard to sometimes make a smart choice, especially when there are so called ‘Free’ products. But as the saying goes… there no such thing as a Free lunch! To safeguard your devices and data, it is extremely important to have the best protection you can get, one that will regularly update, to help to secure you from on-going & changing threats.  These ‘Free’ products can be very tempting, but beware, you may think you are receiving the software for free, but often the software has a ‘trade off’ where...

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Easyjet Cyber-Breach affecting around 9 million customers

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Easyjet Cyber-Breach affecting around 9 million customers

Easyjet Cyber- breach affected around 9 million customers. Details have emerged this month that email addresses, travel details and in some cases, credit and debit card information, have been stolen from this very renowned company. Easyjet have informed and is working closely with the UK’s information Commissioners Office (ICO) during the on-going investigation. EasyJet first became aware of the attack in January, but it was only able to start informing customers about the breach in April. The reason being that it was such a highly sophisticated attack, so it took time to unravel and find who had been impacted. "We...

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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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