This page contains links to a number of blog posts and articles that may be of use to you in finding the right kind of help. You can also look at our blog archive directly for Guidance related posts.
This section is broken down into guidance on a number of specific areas, as follows:
- Authentication Best Practice.
- Combating Malware and Cyber Attacks
- Internet of Things
- Precautions to take when Traveling
- Privacy related Issues
We also have a number of Glossaries that will help you to navigate the technical jargon around Cyber Security and Privacy issues:
- Glossary of Cyber Security Abbreviations: A list of abbreviations and acronyms frequently used in reference to Information Technology and Cyber Security.
- Glossary of Cyber Security Terms: A list of terms that are commonly used by Cyber Security professions, explained in simple language.
The following are articles on a number of subjects that don;t easily fit into the above categories:
Using Cloud Services Safely – Whether or not you realise it, we all use the cloud for something in our daily lives. In this blog I want to explain in simple terms what ‘The Cloud’ is and how you can apply some simple safeguards to secure your use of it.
The Dangers of using Unsupported Hardware an Software – We all need to make sure our devices are fully updated, both with security and feature updates as well as app updates.
Precautions to take with USB Devices. We all use USB based devices, but there are a number of threats that you need to be aware of when receiving USB devices from unknown sources.
Backing Up your Data – If you were to lose your device, could you recover the valuable data that lives on it? This post goes into the importance of taking backups and some strategies around establishing a good backup policy.
We are always updating these pages, so probably worth coming back on a regular basis to see what is new. You can also look at our Resources page for more help and our Glossaries if you don’t understand something.