This blog complements my book, The Essential Guide to Home Computer Security, to help you keep your home computers and smartphones secure.

Friday, 15 June 2012

For 'Enterprise Security' read 'Home Computer Security'

Employers often find it difficult to raise the cyber security awareness of their staff. One of the reasons for this is: what’s in it for them? What incentive is there for employees to act securely? But I think employers may be missing a trick. Corporate security awareness training could include home computer security advice, so that staff see some personal benefit from the training. They may then take away a better understanding of security. There could be a win-win for business, and home users, in this way.

Sunday, 3 June 2012

Ex MI5 chief gets laptop stolen at Heathrow airport

The report suggests that the laptop might have been left behind on a luggage trolley by the car park. But it can happen to anyone. Even an ex-MI5 chief can get their laptop stolen at Heathrow airport.