Tag: Digital Security

Medical devices need security too

This quote stood out for me in an article I read on the Bloomberg tech blog recently: “Medical devices have not been a focus of the computer-security industry.” In the article, Jordan Robertson references a new study by the Ponemon Institute that reveals nearly three-quarters of 80 healthcare organizations surveyed in the US said they […]

“12345” thoughts on securing access

Earlier this year, I posted a somewhat comical blog on a list of the weakest passwords being used in corporations. While we all know we will have users that use “password” for their password, it never ceases to amaze me that even with the number of recommendation and best practices available we still see major […]

Strong authentication, not ‘snail mail’, is the answer to cybercrime

In early nineteenth century England, members of the ‘Luddite’ movement protested against the onset of the industrial revolution by destroying the machinery which they believed was jeopardising their careers as skilled tradesmen. Since then the term has become synonymous with all of those who shun technological progress in favour of more antiquated methods. There is […]