Posts Tagged ‘Data Classifications’

If you try to compare a car repair shop with a PC repair man you will find many similarities, both cut corners, charge you for unneccessary extras and are likely to be dishonest. This is according to an exclusive Sky News expose. If you have to take your personal computer to a PC repair shop make […]

Wednesday, July 22nd, 2009 at 08:13 | 0 comments
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Kingston Technology has just announced the release of a 256GB USB memory stick, a world first. 256 GB of data, allows you to store: 10 Blu-ray discs (~25 GB each) 54 DVD discs (~4.7 GB each) 365 CD discs (~700 MB each) My bug bear is when do companies like Kingston make encryption mandatory? Carrying […]

Tuesday, July 21st, 2009 at 08:56 | 0 comments
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When looking for a secure hard drive last week I came across a new type of portable storage, Freecom have an encrypted RFID swide-card that unlocks access to your data. The idea sounds great, I could have two cards one assigned to myself and another to a trusted 3rd party, one snag is that the […]

Sunday, July 19th, 2009 at 21:48 | 0 comments
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Last weekend my father in-law asked me if it was safe for him to throw away an old computer, as an ex-practicing solicitor his level of paranoia is heightened when it comes to information security. I found out that he had been storing his old computer(s) for over 12 years as he didn’t want to risk his own data […]

Wednesday, May 27th, 2009 at 12:09 | 0 comments
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One of the responsibilities I had last year was the delivery of a data classifications program within our business, this is the marking of all company information based upon risk of exposure, in our case we rated by Red, Amber & Green (RAG). For me (as a technologist) I focussed on tools that could be utilised to […]

Tuesday, May 12th, 2009 at 08:05 | 2 comments
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I have just noticed over at the MS Exchange Team Blog an excellent addition to Exchange 2010. A new feature called “MailTips” advises users on common best practice, often missed when sending out a last minute mail before you head off for the weekend! The scenario I really liked was alerting the sender that one of the […]

Wednesday, April 29th, 2009 at 09:38 | 0 comments
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