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Attacking passwords

The obvious ways that attackers can find or steal passwords, such as looking over your shoulder when you’re using an ATM or credit card machine or trying obvious passwords such …

Cyber security breaches

Britain is being targeted by many thousands of cyber attacks every hour. For small organisations the worst breaches cost between £65,000 and £115,000 on average and for large organisations the …

Identifying vulnerable systems

The first step in protecting systems from attack is to identify if there are any vulnerabilities. The proliferation of networked computing devices that are embedded in everyday things (often called …

Talking security: the basics

In any discussion of security, there are some basic terms that will be used a lot. This step will introduce you to the basic terminology of information security. CIA The …