* Posts by Eatondave

3 posts • joined 8 Sep 2016

Don't fear 1337 exploits. Sloppy mobile, phishing defenses a much bigger corp IT security threat


BUT, the basics aren't sexy. Where's the kudos in actually applying common sense security measures?? Plus we need to think of the families of all those poor salespeople who will starve if we stop buying those nice shiny things.

EU law bods closer to baking new 'cookie law' after battle


Pay not to be tracked?

As the (general) reasons for tracking visitors is the ability to monitise the information by selling it to third parties or to use it to target your own products one end game could be that consumers pay not to be tracked.

A micro payment of a fraction a cent per visit may well be the way forward.

UK will be 'cut off' from 'full intelligence picture' after Brexit – Europol strategy man


Given that a significant percentage of the intelligence about cyber crime comes from the UK and US, cutting, nose, spite and face spring to mind

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