Tag Archives: New Year

Happy New Year: your password sucks

The tale, as retold by an IT support mate of mine over one too many beers recently, of the user who swore her password was ******** as that’s what the login screen said is about as likely to be true as any other IT support shaggy dog story, it did get me to thinking about the true cost of password insecurity.

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Make sure data protection is part of your New Year’s resolution

According to BlockMaster’s latest research of over 1,000 UK office workers, almost two thirds of workers (58%) believe breaking a personal laptop costs more than losing data on a corporate USB device, indicating a worrying attitude to the value of company data.

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