Twitter, Sony, Google - and now Nintendo have all apparently been targets of hacking attacks in recent times.
There are experts out there warning us to be careful about putting our data into the 'cloud' but the BBC article above should tell us something far more fundamental.
That is that using the same password for numerous different accounts is…Continue
Added by Nick John on June 6, 2011 at 12:44pm — No Comments
Last two weekends I spent spring cleaning my garage (in between doing some visits and being generally sociable). I verge on the side of the 'that's gonna be useful in years to come' philosophy and as anyone similar will know, it means you need to clean it all out every few years because generally it never is useful.
Anyway, task done for this 5 year cycle and as a result I now have a clean and tidy garage where anything can be found quickly and easily. I even have room for…Continue
Added by Nick John on April 18, 2011 at 10:49am — No Comments
An article in the national press here in the UK yesterday reminded me all too clearly that we live in an online world where identity is all too easily obtained.
I, like most, am bombarded by a huge number of emails, tweets, status updates, blogs…Continue
This is of particular relevance (and maybe more so) to the UK market right now especially with changes being made to the legal status of temporary workers and the plan to give them the same rights as permanent employees after 12 weeks of employment - called the Agency Workers Rights or AWR legislation. This is under consultation right now but is due to be enshrined in law as of Oct 1st 2011.
My reason for posing the above question is that compliance has always been one of…Continue
Added by Nick John on March 30, 2011 at 4:22am — No Comments
I had dinner with a group of ex colleagues last night - one of those get togethers that happens once every 2 - 3 years and where you spend all evening catching up on what happened to so and so etc. Was great fun but, I was reminded of something that made me laugh regarding unusual interview questions and I thought I'd share it.
One of the guys who still works with this very well known american technology company said that he had got divorced just a year or so ago. He felt…Continue