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National Security Agency Revelations Reinforce Demise of Private Communications

(0) Comments | Posted June 11, 2013 | 4:56 AM

The evolving controversy raging around the USA's National Security Agency's (NSA) surveillance programme tracking online communications has sparked a myriad of emotions including outrage and disbelief.

You will recall that the story broke after a former CIA technical worker revealed that the NSA's 'Prism' surveillance program allegedly allows it...

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Fleeing the Freeze? Don't Leave Your Mobile Security Out in the Cold

(1) Comments | Posted March 27, 2013 | 1:13 PM

Around 1.7 million Brits are fleeing the cold weather and heading in search of sun this Easter.
This cold weather is depressing so it's understandable that so many of need some warmth to raise our mood. If you are joining the Easter exodus you have probably...

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Horse Meat Saga - Crisis Planning Key to Unbridled Disaster

(1) Comments | Posted February 18, 2013 | 6:42 AM

The horsemeat saga continues unabated with those embroiled in this crisis passing the blame like it was an Olympic torch relay - it's gone from supermarkets, food manufacturers, the Food Standard Agency and has now passed onto our schools. Where the torch stops next is anyone's guess.

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Cyber Security - It's Not Just the Government's Responsibility

(0) Comments | Posted January 11, 2013 | 10:03 AM

In my line of work, I'm rarely surprised about anything and listening to the news this week was no different.

A new report by MPs states that UK forces are at risk of an attack on their information technology because of government complacency.

The Defence Select Committee said that UK...

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Government's Communications Bill - Licence to Snoop?

(0) Comments | Posted December 17, 2012 | 1:31 PM

Over the years, how many times have we heard the phrase 'a fundamental rethink' when discussing government policies? Quite a few I would wager.

This was no different when David Cameron was forced to defend the draft Communications Data Bill from within his own party. Nick Clegg stating...

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Prevent the Floods From Making Your Business a Washout

(0) Comments | Posted November 26, 2012 | 6:00 PM

As businesses and residents across the UK count the cost of the floods - and with unsettled weather forecast to continue for several days - the torrential rain is a timely reminder for businesses to think about what they would do to minimise the risk of their offices...

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Facebook is Not a 'Speak Easy' (Apparently)

(0) Comments | Posted November 16, 2012 | 10:06 AM

Whatever your views are on gay marriage and the rights and wrongs of getting married in a church or elsewhere, what happened to devote Christian Adrian Smith should be a stark warning to businesses and organisations, large and small.

Jessica Elgot has done a fantastic job of...

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