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Data Protection Day

Wednesday, January 25th, 2017 by

The privacy of your data is important, so it’s a good thing that the 28th of January is dedicated to raising awareness about online privacy. Data Protection Day commemorates the signing of Convention 108, the first international treaty dealing with privacy and data protection, way back in 1981.

Why is privacy so important? You may think you have nothing to hide, but your information is valuable, and can even be dangerous in the wrong hands. Some information is just embarrassing, like those cringe-worthy teen photos your mum put on Facebook. Other information is much more serious, such as your bank details or credit information. Because of this, it’s a good idea to know who has your information, how it’s used, and what steps you can take to keep it safe. (more…)

Keep one eye open for the scammers

Thursday, January 19th, 2017 by

It can be a dangerous world out there (lions and tigers and bears, oh my!) but today’s increasingly digital lifestyle can bring some unexpected risks. You shouldn’t have to worry too much about who may be emailing, calling, and visiting your door – you just need to be aware.

We’ve looked into the most recent online and internet service scams out there to help you keep one eye open and stay a step ahead of the cheats. Have a pen handy because they are sneakier than you think! (more…)

Customer Security – ADSL Router Security Basics

Wednesday, May 12th, 2010 by

Recently, we updated the functionality of our Network Firewall to increase the default protection provided to customers for their home and business networks.

Part of the reason behind making these changes, was to increase the security for customer ADSL routers. Even with this increased security, there are still some additional basic techniques that you can use to increase and maintain the security of your ADSL router and home or business network. Here’s some suggestions :

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