SafetyFile Inforgraphic – Fireproofing Your Data

August 3rd, 2012

Via: SafetyFile

Fascinating infographic on how you can look after your important documents and data in the event of a wildfire.

Things like documents, DVDs, photos etc that you want to keep safe, should be kept inside a high quality, fireproof safe. The infographic gives information on what you should look out for when choosing a safe.

Benefits of greenery in the home

June 23rd, 2012

Found this fascinating infographic on the benefits of having enough greenery in the home.

It covers things like how it can reduce stress – apparently hospital patients with a window with a view of a garden recover more quickly.

It is also linked to lower blood pressure in offices, better air quality and more.

Via: Artificial Plants and Trees

Russia submits a White Book of recommmendations to the UN

May 15th, 2010

The Moscow Center for political studies has submitted to the UN, a White Book containing recommendations on how to solve the issue of nuclear nonproliferation. The presentation is part of the ongoing Review Conference on nonproliferation of nuclear weapons, reports ITAR-TASS from New York. Victor Enikeyev looks at the nonproliferation treaty and the Russian recommendations.The  recommendations which are widely circulated in the Russian Center, are a kind of  invitation  to countries and public bodies for a  dialogue, a  point mentioned by Vladimir Orlov, president of the Center. Read the rest of this entry »

Book review: ‘Necessary Secrets: National Security, the Media, and the Rule of Law’ by Gabriel Schoenfeld

May 15th, 2010

At a time when Americans understandably feel vulnerable to international terrorism, Gabriel Schoenfeld is sounding an alarm about what he believes to be an equally menacing internal threat: journalists. Read the rest of this entry »

New Facebook Security Tool: Is it Enough?

May 15th, 2010

Facebook has added a new security feature to keep people from logging into your account without permissions. But do they go far enough to alleviate concerns?

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The Complete Guide to Security Testing by Justin Peltier

January 20th, 2010

Explains how an effective security testing strategy can be implemented to protect an IT infrastructure from internal or external attack. This book offers details of testing techniques, such as assessments, penetration tests, anticipating security breeches, and formats for preparing reports at the conclusion of testing. Read the rest of this entry »

Microsoft responds to international criticism of Internet Explorer and advises that upgrade to IE8 is the best tactic

January 19th, 2010

Microsoft has hit back at criticism by French and German cyber security offices over vulnerabilities in its Internet Explorer browser. Read the rest of this entry »

Roadmap to Information Security For IT and Infosec Managers

November 20th, 2009

This is the latest book from Cengage Learning on Roadmap to Information Security: For IT and Infosec Managers.

Gizmodo, world’s biggest gadget website, hit by malware in ad

October 29th, 2009

Charles Arthur at the Guardian reports that “Hackers have been running viruses hidden in adverts on the world’s biggest gadget website, Gizmodo, which receives more than 3m visitors per day, the site’s editor warned on Tuesday. Read the rest of this entry »

The Web: An Unprecedented Challenge for Security Services

June 7th, 2009

Ex-spy chief Sir David Pepper has told BBC Two programme Who’s Watching You? the web presents an unprecedented challenge for the intelligence services. Read the rest of this entry »