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Probably the main reason Computer Security Day (which is today) exists, is because we -- as a species -- tend more toward cure than prevention. Most of us only ever change our passwords once the last one has been discovered and put to ill use.   Naturally you've taken heed already this year, and run through the Computer Security Day checklist to revisit your online life and update your digital door locks. But was it always thus?   We've probably all fallen foul of hackers, viruses, m ...
Although this is likely to overrun November 30th, we feel it's no bad thing to raise a bit of extra awareness around World Computer Security Day (CSD), and we've created a badge for all those who are into the idea of locking down their online lives nice and securely. To get the badge, follow these simple rules: Update your element14 password. Update your avatar with our CSD 2016 icon on the right (maybe overlay on your existing avatar for a few days? That's what I'm doing). Post a blog abou ...
It's November 30th, which means it's A) Just under one month until New Year's Eve, and B) It's World Computer Security Day (CSD)!   You can find out a little more about the origins of the day itself over here, and tell us about your best practices when it comes to securing your digital life.   Beyond Computer Security This is a long-lived awareness campaign already, but it's changing as fast as the computers it's based around.   CSD is a concept that increases in magnitude somew ...
There are multiple reasons to celebrate World Computer Security Day (CSD). We'll get to the primary reasons in a minute, but the other thing that's nice about it is there aren't any greeting cards associated with it. Not yet, anyway.   So, what's today's rather nebulous-sounding pseudo celebration all about? Read on.   World Computer Security Day As woolly as it might initially sound, this is actually a great idea. The purpose behind it is simple; to raise awareness of cyber security, ...
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