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Upgrading to WordPress 3.3.2

We’ve just upgraded all of our WordPress blogs to WordPress 3.3.2,. Assuming you’ve kept up to date, the upgrade is very minor . The changes between 3.3, 3.3.1 and 3.3.2 are predominantly security related, and shouldn’t cause any issues with themes or plugins. To be clear, there aren’t any major security issues to be concerned […]

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Caught by a Spy – Easier Than it Sounds

If you are a regular Twitter user, you might have noticed that half of the world seems to have become a spy catcher of late. It turns that catching a spy via Twitter is easier than you might think. It also has some consequences for  social capital, information security and general communication noise too. You are a very fortunate individual […]

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Information Security is for All

We all understand the concepts of physical security reasonably well: Locks, Doors, Alarms, Security Guards… With the new digital universe we need to be just as conversant with information security. The front page headline of Computer Weekly last week was a good reminder: “More intruders found behind firewall, says 2008 Information Security Breaches survey.” The […]

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Not So Private Data

The issue of identity information isn’t as simple as private or public, unshared or shared. In the Internet age, searchablility and discoverability are also factors, as well as the more granular way we can choose to share data. Computers give the illusion that we can control what we share and who we share it with. […]

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