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Digital Self Defence
Digital Self Defence

"Cybercrime Self-Defence" by Craig Rosewarne This is a brilliantly practical guide to staying safe online and is available HERE Craig explains the cyber threat landscape, highlighting the rapid growth of cybercrime.   Insights "Cybercrime Self-Defence" discusses...

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Ethical Artificial Intelligence
Ethical Artificial Intelligence

A Call for Accountability. Edward Snowden recently criticized OpenAI (HERE), accusing them of betraying public trust. He argues that OpenAI's practices contradict their mission of benefiting humanity. PS. Elon Musk made similar accusations HERE.   The Concern....

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Avoiding Cybersecurity Slip-Ups
Avoiding Cybersecurity Slip-Ups

The Five Most Common Mistakes Ever left your front door wide open?In the digital world, many are doing just that without realizing it!Visual Capitalist’s article highlights five common cybersecurity blunders HERE First up, there's the classic "Password123" saga.Using...

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Banks are the Targets
Banks are the Targets

Cybercriminals are targeting banks. According to World Economic Forum (HERE), Global financial stability at risk due to cyber threats. In cybersecurity terms, banks are facing immense challenges. This is highlighted by a recent data breach involving Santander...

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When AI fails…
When AI fails…

....Artificial Intelligence (AI) is like that quirky friend who sometimes gets things hilariously wrong. Case in point, Google's recent search AI blunder, identifying Obama as a Muslim. Ps, this is definitely not the case … ( see the CNN article about Obama HERE)...

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Another Day, Another Data Leak
Another Day, Another Data Leak

Last week it was reported that, Dell, a prominent technology company, experienced a significant breach that compromised its systems.   What Happened? Hackers managed to gain unauthorized access to Dell's servers, enabling them to extract sensitive data from the...

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Cyber Risk is VUCA!
Cyber Risk is VUCA!

VUCA means environments or systems that are Volatile, Uncertain, Complex and Ambiguous From an alarming report by SABRIC, it is clear that cyber risk and crime is on the rise. The recent CIPC hack, as a stark reminder of the potential risks and vulnerabilities...

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It’s time to break up with Password@123
It’s time to break up with Password@123

In 2024, our password habits seem to be stuck in a nostalgic loop, with "123456" still reigning as the champion of predictability. This illustrious list of the top 10 most common passwords includes all-time hits like "password" and "qwerty," not to mention their...

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Which Apps track you (the most)
Which Apps track you (the most)

The erosion of user privacy continues… In our digital age, privacy comes at a cost, and it's plummeting. One would expect a mobile app to track some usage data to enhance the product but the recent banning of TikTok situation has shed new light on data collection....

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