Professional Social Networking – Is it risking your organisations assets?

In today’s employment environment everyone is fighting to be the best and stand out from the crowd when it comes to getting that next career break no matter how big or small. Maybe it’s a voluntary move with no pressure from where you are currently and you’re able to browse the market to find the […]

WordPress admin privilege auto-handover – Does such a thing exist?

We were wondering if there is such a function or plug-in available for WordPress which automatically provides a designated existing registered user of a WordPress site with full administration privileges after a predetermined period of time of no login activity from an existing designated admin account. For example if the core ‘Admin’ account doesn’t login to a site for say 30 […]

MasterCard, VISA Warn of Processor Breach – 10,000,000 credit cards potentially compromised

VISA and MasterCard are alerting banks across the country about a recent major breach at a U.S.-based credit card processor. Sources in the financial sector are calling the breach “massive,” and say it may involve more than 10 million compromised card numbers. Update, 4:32 p.m. ET: Atlanta-based processor Global Payments just confirmed that they discovered a breach in early March 2012. […]

2012 Data Breach Investigation’s Report Released

It’s hard to believe, but it’s time again for another installment of Verizon’s annual Data Breach Investigations Report. This year’s report represents our largest dataset ever, with 855 confirmed security breaches accounting for a combined 174 million compromised records. As always, we analyze the data and attempt to explain what happened, who did it and […]

Work Experience

As someone who has worked with many trainees, work placements and apprenticeships over the years it still surprises’ me the lack of enthusiasm some within the IT community have when it comes to taking someone trying to enter the industry under their wing. Whether it be for a day a week or upto two years […]

The Magic of Doing One Thing at a Time – Burnt out?

Can anyone else relate to this? Why is it that between 25% and 50% of people report feeling overwhelmed or burned out at work? It’s not just the number of hours we’re working, but also the fact that we spend too many continuous hours juggling too many things at the same time. What we’ve lost, above […]

Want the job? Hand over your Facebook password

Picture it: you are at a job interview, and the interviewer requests that you log into your Facebook account so they can shoulder surf as you lay bare your profile in its entirety. Worse, what if they ask you to hand over your Facebook username and password? You might laugh and say I would never […]

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