How are cybercriminals using Covid-19 to attack more people and how can you stay safe?
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Almost a week ago BBC reported “Barclays scraps ‘Big Brother’ staff tracking system’. This software by Sapience tracked the time employees spent on their desks and gave warnings to employees if they had been away from their computer/desk for longer than that deemed acceptable by the bank in an effort to ‘monitor people’s effectiveness at... Continue Reading →
My local radio station informs me that it’s only a couple of days to Valentine’s day. Unlike a great deal of normal people, I can’t help but think of the ILOVEYOU bug. This virus is only a couple of months short of its 20th anniversary so I’m super aware that there’s at least a whole... Continue Reading →
Emails are an essential way to keep in touch with everything we engage with, from people to platforms. They're especially important when it comes to work as it could mean missing out a crucial email before a meeting or a paper update that the team are working on. I struggled with staying on top of... Continue Reading →
Making strong passwords which are memorable are easier than you think if you ignore everything that you’ve been told and start to think of the reasoning behind the combination. Yesterday morning I heard an advert by the UK's National Cyber Security Center about setting better passwords. I went to the resources and ended up going down... Continue Reading →
I’m writing this blog post while travelling on a highspeed train that’s currently running from Glasgow (Scotland) back to where I need to be. Whizzing past towns is a blur of colour – to me these blotches of blurred colour represent so much life, emotions, tears, love, loss, endless stories and experiences. Some of these stories... Continue Reading →
I recently came back to university – almost ten years after I graduated. I decided to do a PhD. My jobs have been at prestigious companies with dynamic and intense environments, allowing me to be empowered and thrive at what I do. I decided to let go of lucrative pay and forge something for myself.... Continue Reading →
Watching the documentary being featured on BBC One, Panorama investigates ‘The Universal Credit Crisis’, led me to thinking about two things: 1. the concept of being left behind and 2. perpetuating cycles of poverty. Below, I propose that actually both of the two concerns above, can actually be boiled down to, and solved by, better... Continue Reading →