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Cyber Security : The Cyber Streetwise Campaign via @cyberstreetwise

A new campaign launched by the UK government is focusing on changing attitudes to online security among consumers and small businesses, called Cyber Streetwise. Cyber Streetwise is urging people to take five actions in order to protect themselves and others from cyber crime: Use

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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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Olympics Security: Social media key to Olympic policing efforts

British police aim to use Twitter and Facebook as key weapons against crime during the forthcoming Olympic Games, according to London Transport Police chief constable Andrew Totter. Totter told the National Security 2012 conference in London that public campaigns designed

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Security: The A to Z of Safe Social Media via The Risk Management Group

Businesses and other organisations are increasingly being encouraged to use social media both for marketing purposes and for better internal communications. At the same time, many organisations worry about exactly what they are doing on social media and whether they are posting

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