CyberManDan

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WhatsApp Groups

Have you received, or seen this message?  I'm sure you've all been part of a group chat before, whether this is through WhatsApp, iMessage, or Facebook etc. or even in a professional capacity using Teams or Slack. There is nothing wrong with group messages, as they...

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Facebook Data Breach

Facebook Data Breach

Well, in case you haven't heard, recently over 500million Facebook user's personal information was available for free on a hackers forum. There are plenty of lengthy articles online about the breach, but I'm purposely making this short(er) than others, just getting to...

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The truth about VPN’s

The truth about VPN’s

You can't watch any video on YouTube now, or visit any tech website without seeing an advert for VPN services that offer anonymity, privacy, and security. But can they be trusted? Are they worth while? What privacy are you really getting? First we'll take a look at...

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Multi-factor Authentication

Multi-factor Authentication

No doubt you've seen, heard and experienced 2 Factor Authentication (2FA), or Multi-factor authentication (MFA), and sometimes without realising what it is and what it's doing. Last month's article looked at secure passwords, and how to make passwords secure. Building...

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How secure is your password?

How secure is your password?

Passwords have become part of everyday life, whether it be the passcode for your phone, the password to log into your computer, and the many websites we may log into every day. Have you ever wondered how good your password actually is? Is it secure? Is it likely to be...

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Cloud Storage – Safe or not?

Cloud Storage – Safe or not?

When we talk about Cloud Computing, and Cloud Storage, what do we actually mean? We can easily name names, like DropBox, iCloud, OneDrive, GoogleDrive, Box.. but are these services safe and secure? What are the alternatives? What approach should you take when...

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CyberManDan

CyberManDan

Cyber Security Specialist

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Dan has worked in IT and Cyber Security for 20 years. He has a passion for technology, what it can do for individuals and businesses, and especially cares about making it safe to use for everyone.

He understands that many areas of technology can be difficult to understand, especially Cyber Security, and he created this blog to help spread knowledge, some best practises, help and advice to anyone and everyone, whether you are a Security Professional yourself, or average Joe at home.

He tries not to be too opinionated on this blog, but instead preset facts and objective views. Feel free to get in touch if you have any questions, or have suggestions for future articles.