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Pig Food and 10 Steps to Cyber Security

10 Steps to Cyber Security

Below is copy of the GCHQ and Government guidelines for businesses in the UK to protect themselves in Cyber Space. Its useful information and covers a wide range of threats. It is about Cyber so don’t expect chapter and verse on backup or file archiving and, if you are dealing with people and processing personal details, how long you should keep data for or how you should destroy it.

The link below does point to some useful and thoughtful information so please take the time to review it.


If you sold pig food do you think you would be the target of a cyber attack? Well we know of one business that was cleaned out of a substantial sum of money last week. It could be YOU next.

Further details can be found here https://www.gov.uk/government/publications/cyber-risk-management-a-board-level-responsibility

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Don’t worry we have nothing to hide, or do we?

Nothing to hide

When the government gathers or analyzes personal information, many people say they’re not worried. “I’ve got nothing to hide,” they declare. “Only if you’re doing something wrong should you worry, and then you don’t deserve to keep it private.”

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Psychopaths within the highest levels of governments and corporations

Re-blogged from > https://www.schneier.com/blog/archives/2015/01/new_nsa_documen.html#comments

So, where do we stand so far? 1) War on Drugs, started in the 1920s, Drug use and crime worse now, no end in sight. 2) War on Terror, decades ago, but assume 2001. 14 years and counting. Worse now, no end in sight. 3) War on Cyber. What chance of success?

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