How to upgrade a computer securely

I’ve transferred files and settings to new PCs several times over the past 25 years. Apple and Microsoft have made it easy with migration tools that turn the old laborious chore into a simple and painless process. Cloud storage services like Dropbox mean there’s almost nothing to do. So when I picked up my shiny

Why do we blame employees for cyber attacks?

A widely cited study concludes that 90 percent of data breaches are caused by employee error. I think that’s a terribly unfair and counterproductive way to characterize today’s cybersecurity crisis. Blaming end users makes matters worse. Employees feel stupid, ashamed and culpable, while bosses and security professionals are handed a convenient scapegoat. There are literally

GDPR Fundamentals

The General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) is a European regulation that establishes rules for the collection, movement and use of personal data. Compliance is mandatory, penalties are stiff, and ignorance is no excuse. However, enforcement is not as draconian as it may sound. If you’re a small or medium business making reasonable efforts to improve

GDPR: Comply now or lose your professional license

The General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) puts the onus on businesses to respect consumer data rights. Individuals have the right to access data, to be forgotten, to be informed, and more. Big companies have invested heavily to re-engineer their operations and technology to get in line. It’s no wonder, since titans including Google, British Airways