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Hackers want your email!
10 March 2022
Why? One of my friends recently had their email compromised and all of their contacts got a ‘begging’ mail for funds. Hackers wanted the email contacts and caused distress which required immediate action to protect data, restore security and reputation. Why do hackers go for your email accounts? At the beginning you are probably not… Read more
Data Protection – 4 Hot Tips
22 January 2021
28 Jan 21 was Data Protection Day! – so what? Data protection is not just a big business issue! 4 first-step data-protection tips for a homeworker, an individual, or a family. In the past, one of our staff had a hard drive accident/failure on their home PC. Home and Contents policies may cover a PC… Read more
Lockdown 3 – time to invent something useful?
12 January 2021
Can we invent something really useful during lockdown – here’s some inspiration. ‘Plasters for disasters’ In 1920, Earle Dickson invented a dressing for his wife to use when she cut herself in the kitchen. The prototype allowed her to dress her own wounds. Dickson passed the idea on to his employer Johnson & Johnson, a… Read more
Just another statistic? Causal Factors
17 November 2020
How statistics can cost us money! We spoke in the last two blogs about how it is easy to wrongly see two events in the progress of time as being seemingly connected. COVID-19 The correct analysis of “A causes B” must show them having a “causal link”. The Media is full of stories about young… Read more
Are employees working from home job secure?
25 September 2020
In 2020 employees started working from home, by 2021 many office workers may wish they hadn’t! Could home working employees be on the start of a slippery slope to a P45? Or in other words, ‘Should I be less worried about COVID than my job security in the new normal?’ All we seem to hear… Read more