S is for …

Smishing This is very similar in concept to¬†phishing, but instead of email being used to deliver malicious code or links to malicious website, SMS text messages are used. The messages often look as though they’ve come from someone you know and / or trust, but they have typically been spoofed to make you think they … Continue reading S is for …

Do you have privacy fatigue?

It’s a fact of life these days that we constantly seem to have people giving out dire warnings about being careful what information you share online, who can overhear you giving out your credit card numbers etc. It seems like we’re being warned that there are ears everywhere. Do you know what? There are. But … Continue reading Do you have privacy fatigue?

A is for …

Access Control Access Control is all about making sure that users only have access to the systems or files that they legitimately need access to. For example, someone in accounts is unlikely to need access to the HR system, so you wouldn’t give them that access. This is also known as the Principle of Least … Continue reading A is for …

Spam – a lighthearted look

If you have an email account, you’ve almost certainly also received spam emails. They’re the electronic equivalent of junk mail. If you’ve ever wondered what would happen if you answered one or more messages, check out this post from my other blog site. It’s a bit more lighthearted that some of the items I’ll post … Continue reading Spam – a lighthearted look