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A fingerprint is not so secure in terms of biometric security

The likes of smartphone companies, Apple and Samsung have been using biometric security for some time now to protect our smartphone devices. Users will be familiar with the fingerprint technology which uses the registered scan of our fingerprint to unlock phones, access apps…

Data Backup, The Blockchain Network & Intellectual Property

2018 has been the year that has really began to see the Blockchain network grow.  Built on an open ledger, the Blockchain network can be maintained by several users and with several levels of verification.  This takes away the pressure of reliability and…

Building a lifestyle business

Welcome to the new revolution of the lifestyle business!  As the internet has revolutionised companies by offering the ability to streamline processes, cut out the ‘middle man’ and enable company owners and staff to work from home or away, so too have new…

What GDPR law really means for businesses and organisations globally

Understanding the landscape of GDPR law can still seem overwhelming to businesses as they make every effort to ensure that they are compliant. GDPR law was bought into force across the EU to protect individuals by regulating how data is captured used and…

Emerging start-ups enables UK to become the Cyber Security Hub for Europe

Global Consulting Firm Wavestone has recently produced the ‘2018 UK cyber security radar’.  https://www.wavestone.com/en/insight/2018-uk-cybersecurity-start-up-radar/. In the detailed infographic report, it outlines where cyber security start-ups are emerging, shaping the UK’s reputation as the cyber security hub and defines the nature of the cyber…

Worrying concerns over how businesses are managing IT equipment

In a recent survey of 1,002 UK workers in full or part-time employment by Proband.co.uk. It highlighted that a concerning 44% of businesses in the trades sector had failed to clean their IT equipment of important data prior to its disposal, during the…

Christmas Retail Promotions for 2018

YES! It’s that time of year again, when we start thinking about Christmas shopping and how we might also able to grab a bargain or two by taking advantage of the pre-Christmas retail promotions. Last year in 2017, saw online retail and ecommerce…

New Code of Practice to improve IT Security in IOT products

The UK has recently produced a voluntary code of practice to encourage manufacturers to adhere to safer methods of producing IOT (Internet of Things) connected goods in terms of cyber security. For some years now, these gadgets have had very little IT security…

Omni-channel verses Multi-channel

UK shoppers now make 87% of their retail purchases online, which is an increase of 9% on last year’s figures according to the Royal Mail’s annual UK report.  As online retail continues to demonstrate further expansion, how businesses are embracing this is still…