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80% of cyber security statistics are just dull, boring and pointless...

80% of cyber security statistics are just dull, boring and pointless...
Wise man once say "always do what you've always done and you'll always get what you've always got" and that's true in anything to do with cyber security but you don't need to read dozens of scary reports to make a difference. This blog post will give you an insight into how to create that defence strategy without buying the snake oil first.

When your home is your castle. Made of glass.

When your home is your castle. Made of glass.
We see our homes as our castles.  We protect everything that is in our home.  We lock doors.  We lock windows.  We lock drawers.  Some of us have safes under the floor for the things we need securing the most.  Few people think of that thing in the corner with its blue lights as being a gateway into our homes for bad guys.

What's a "proper" firewall, then?

What's a "proper" firewall, then?
We're always asked "what's the best firewall?" and "why do I need a better firewall?" so this blog post looks at the difference between the free one your ISP provides and what a real firewall can give you.