Archive for January 2018

The BS (Bad Statements) of GDPR. The 5 worst lies.

Having been working with an array of businesses in conjunction with the new GDPR legislation, I have observed a lot of bad practice and have heard stories from a wide array of sources that have left me with my head in my hands. Here are a few of them. ‘Listen to me I’m “GDPR certified”’…

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Cloud Cost Management – Save your money for a rainy day

Cloud Cost Management

When we think of cloud computing, we imagine modernisation, advancement, the 21st century and… a large sum of money! However, what if I told you that being on the cloud doesn’t mean you need to break the bank! Reports show that cloud users are wasting an estimated 35-40% of their cloud spend. (Source) With cloud…

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Metldown & Spectre is this 2018's biggest security flaw?

As you may be aware of recent news articles and press coverage two significant flaws called Meltdown and Spectre, which affect Intel and ARM-based computer processors. What is Meltdown? Meltdown (CVE-2017-5754) allows a malicious a program to access RAM on a system; this means confidential information stored in a computer memory chip could be obtained…

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