Consumer, Family Safety, Mobile Security

How to keep our kids safe online – start by talking about it

Whether or not you’re lucky enough to be a parent or grandparent, as adults we should all be concerned about the safety of children online. That’s why, on Safer Internet Day, a day dedicated to promoting the safe and positive use of digital technology for children and young people, I wanted to share some thoughts on what we can do about it. Because we all have a responsibility to look out for the generation of tomorrow.

Consumer, Consumer Threat Notices, Executive Perspectives, Family Safety, Identity Protection, Mobile Security

How the IoT supports the world’s largest industries

The Internet of Things (IoT) has already helped to connect our world in so many ways, bringing huge improvements and convenience to our lives, homes and health. But we’re often guilty of taking it for granted and failing to celebrate the many ways in which being connected supports some of the world’s largest industries, such …


How IoT is revolutionising the world of sport

When we think about the ‘Internet of Things’ (IoT) in sports and fitness, the first things which spring to mind are probably wearable devices, or health monitoring apps that track performance and targets. However, it’s not just activity monitoring hardware that is shaking up the world of sports, we’re also seeing new examples of IoT …


Four of the coolest jobs in cybersecurity

With the rapid growth of the Internet of Things (IoT) and data breaches, careers in cybersecurity are becoming much more desirable. Many who choose the path come from backgrounds in maths, computer science, history or philosophy, and as technology becomes more prominent, so does cyber crime. A career in cybersecurity goes beyond the stereotypical image …


Internet de las cosas: sus tendencias y desafíos

Internet de las cosas o IoT, por su abreviación en inglés, se ha vuelto un tema común en la sociedad actual. Desde que este nombre se originó en los ochentas, los dispositivos interconectados han cambiado nuestras vidas de formas inimaginables. Sin embargo, aunque su crecimiento ha sido significativo, integrar aparatos IoT a nuestra vida cotidiana …


Internet das Coisas : tendências e desafios

A Internet das Coisas, ou IoT (“Internet of Things”) é já uma realidade na nossa sociedade. Desde que o termo foi criado, lá nos anos 80, aparelhos conectados têm mudado nossas vidas de maneira inimaginável. Porém, mesmo que o crescimento tenha sido significativo, integrar a IoT no nosso dia a dia nos traz desafios cada …


The ‘Beginners Guide To IoT’

You’ve probably heard the term ‘smart’ being placed in front of everyday objects such as watches, locks and even cars. Over the past couple of years, the term is being used more than ever as more devices become ‘smart’. These devices now impact nearly every aspect of our lives but, as a consumer, where do …


A Reflection on Mobile World Congress

As the dust settles on another busy year at Mobile World Congress, it’s important to reflect not just on the conference itself, but also the key takeaways for the security and consumer tech industry. MWC is seen by many as the key event for the mobile industry, but one thing I realised this year is …


How to protect your smart home from security threats

Have you downloaded the new iOS10 on your iPhone? If you have, you might have noticed a new app called ‘My Home’ which allows you to “build your connected home by adding lights, locks, thermostats and other HomeKit-enabled accessories.” This is the latest step in the world of the Internet of Things and interconnected smart …


The increasing threat of hackers at major sporting events

Every year, sporting events around the world become a desirable target for cyber criminals preying on unsuspecting tourists, many of which are browsing for information online and using various WiFi hotspots that make them vulnerable to data theft. There are a number of factors that make these types of events appealing to cyber criminals, the …