The Macnamara Blog
Protecting your sensitive data with a password seems like a good thing to do, right? So why would we say it is not a clever idea? Because protecting the location is better than protecting the document.
What on earth is this one about, I hear you ask? The Internet Of Things, that’s what; those millions of things that connect to the internet, like your home central heating, your toaster, webcams, children’s toys and yes, even fish tanks, allowing them to send you messages and alerts, or to be controlled and managed from your smartphone.
Surfing the web in private is a minefield.
Everywhere you go, something is watching you, tracking your search results and the pages you visit.
And more often than not the goal is to target you with advertising based on the things that you’re probably interested in (probable because hey, that’s what you’ve been looking at isn’t it?)
So first off, I have a confession to make: I stole the title of this post from someone else! The companies were called Dracoon and NetSphere and they did a joint presentation which I saw at this year’s Infosecurity Europe conference. The former developed a file sharing app and the latter an instant messenger, both
Everybody hates cables, let’s face it. They look messy, they get tangled up, it’s hard to clean around them, and you always end up with boxes full of spares that you might use one day but probably never will. Anyone who has recently moved office will attest to the vast number of unused network, power
Not a day goes by without one of our clients forwarding us an email asking us whether it’s real; 99% of the time it’s not, which says something in and of itself — if it looks suspicious, it probably is! There are so many variants flying around we can’t write a post identifying them all,