Author Archives: Richard Zybert

Where to keep your sensitive data for remote working

Where to keep sensitive data

The table below summarizes security and speed implication of different ways of accessing sensitive data while working out of office. Note that the comparison only lists most popular ways of storing data and the Security/Speed correspond to typical situation – in the real world access speed and security provided by local encryption vary.

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Snooper’s charter – here we go again!

This hydra has plenty of heads. And for each that is cut off, two more grow… http://www.theguardian.com/media-network/2015/may/27/snoopers-charter-business-public-communications-data reports on the next attempt of making this bill stick. There is very little a business can do about the external mail – encryption works for recipients who support it and is a good idea. But businesses should start thinking more carefully about their internal emails – obviously more sensitive. It may be a good time to ensure that the internal emails – including from mobile workers and mobile devices – don’t wonder around Internet where they have to be logged, preserved and disclosed to who knows whom – deliberately or by mistake.

What happens when data gets lost from the cloud?

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We talked and talked about the need to protect your data – in the cloud or not.

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Have you been pwned?

Don’t you wonder all the time how all these spammers got your email address?

Who has your email address and who is selling it and what they are going to do with it?

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The reality of bad statistics

There is a claim in the SC article that an average Londoner carries 461GB of data with them.

I cannot believe this and almost stopped reading at this point. But there is a bit of sensible advice there too.