Listen – ‘It’s Cyber Up North’ 

This week we recorded our eleventh episode of ‘It’s Cyber Up North’. The title says it all as this is a podcast about cyber security right here in the region and beyond. It comes in two flavours, one which covers live issues in the rapidly changing cyber security market, such as LastPass and Capita, while … Continue reading Listen – ‘It’s Cyber Up North’ 

UK Cyber Cluster Collaboration (UKC3)

I’m sorry if a lot of my recent blogs have been about cyber security yet it is occupying a lot of my time these days. Ever since COVID struck, the majority of my other kind of work dried up and my cyber stuff has expanded to fill the void. Nature abhors a vacuum and so … Continue reading UK Cyber Cluster Collaboration (UKC3)

#CyberFest 21 -Why you should go to Cyber Security – It’s a Rural Issue as well

When we read about cyber security in the press or on social media, it is the big companies that get the headlines. Everyday it seems that some major corporation is under attack, from airlines to healthcare, from hotels to big oil. Even nation states aren’t immune. In truth though it is the smaller companies that … Continue reading #CyberFest 21 -Why you should go to Cyber Security – It’s a Rural Issue as well

Digital hoarding

In a previous blog I said how I had started to build a home archive. I have been working through all of the papers that we keep and scanning the important ones, or those that don’t have email copies, and storing them on a pair of hard drives. One I keep in the house and … Continue reading Digital hoarding

Risky Phil

A feint heart never won fair maiden.  I don’t doubt it.  It is better to have loved and lost than to have never loved at all.  The world is full of such homilies. It is better to have tried and failed than to have never tried at all.  That is easier said than done.  Trying … Continue reading Risky Phil