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Category: Social Media

Corporate Security: Is security keeping up with the Kardashian’s?

Upwards of £8m stolen is a serious heist in anyone’s book, to put this into perspective the Hatton Garden robbery in April 2015 was estimated at £14m. Further information is slowly trickling through about the incident but the fingers are already

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Email Security: Do people get fooled by these emails? #phishing #scam

Landing in my inbox today is an email from the FBI, yes an actual email from the FBI (or so it would have me believe)! From Special Agent TIMOTHY GALLAGHER on behalf of the FBI Director COMEY (who is the

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Home Security: How Burglars Use Social Media

This is an interesting infographic. The most important detail that the burglar needs is your address don’t post it online…..anywhere! This has been supplied by Distinctive Doors. How Burglars Are Using Social Media infographic

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Security Management: Social Media – The Face of Disaster Response (Infographic)

Social media is the fastest way to read news and obtain information. Its the first place I turn to whenever there is a security incident or the potential for an incident. Its not secure and has the potential for being

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Protective Security: A New Selection of Educational Video’s From CPNI

      The CPNI has released a selection of new educational videos regarding Protective Security (focusing on the PerSec strand) and apart from the really dodgy voice over they are good and deliver some really clear messages to staff. Each one is aimed

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IT/Cyber Security: How hackers exploit ‘the seven deadly sins’

By Prof Alan Woodward Department of Computing, University of Surrey. Originally posted on BBC. Cybercriminals are more than willing to exploit instincts which make users vulnerable The phenomenon of “social engineering” is behind the vast majority of successful hacking. This

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Personnel Security/Social Engineering: Economic Espionage – Piece of Cake via CPNI

Economic espionage costs the UK billions every year. It can have a major impact on business and jobs through lost contracts, company failures and redundancies. This video is a bit cheesy but the messages are clear!

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Personnel Security: 2 Day Internet Investigations/Open Source Intelligence Course

I have spent the last two days on an Internet Investigation course (aka Internet Intelligence or Open Source Intelligence) and I must say its one of the best courses I have attended! I consider myself to have a fairly high

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Personnel Security/Social Engineering: Amazing mind reader reveals his ‘gift’

This video delivers a very clear message…….

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Child Safety/Security: Find My Child App – How Safe Are Our Children?

It’s now been three day’s since 5 year old April Jones went missing (and we really do wish her a safe return), it seems only a short while ago that Tia Sharpe was reported missing and then found murdered by

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