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Protecting Young People from Identity Theft

Identity thieves are much more devious that they were a decade ago, indeed you can say that about virtually all online cyber criminals. Just have a look at those scam phishing emails from a decade ago and compare them to the ones today and you’ll see how much more sophisticated they are nowadays. Even people […]

Old Fashioned Authentication – Passwords

We might watch films everyday where people get access to buildings with retinal and palm scans but the reality is that still our major authentication method involves a PIN or password of some sort. It does seem old fashioned but the reality is that it does work to some extent despite some security drawbacks. For […]

Monitoring Kids on Football Forums

It sounds a very specific title for a post, which is true, but I think it highlights an important issue with what we allow our children to access online.  Take for example my son and his friends, who are all football mad supporting a variety of teams across the country.    All fairly sensible children […]

Corporate Policies on Social Media

Many people don’t see a distinction between where they use the internet however for most companies it represents a large risk. A few years ago it was fairly unusual for a company to offer internet access to it’s employees however those times have changed now. Indeed many people rely on the internet as part of […]

Children and those Social Networks

For parents the web is something that we’ve slowly learned to adapt to as it grew however for our children it’s been a much different experience.  Any child under 18 probably doesn’t remember a world without the internet and in some ways this makes them more vulnerable to it’s dangers. There’s hardly to locate a […]

Irish Conduct Research on Computer Education

There is a sense that technology education has always been playing catch up in Ireland, and a new piece of research suggests that this isn’t changing.  Although there is a proposal for introducing a coding element to the computer syllabus, there’s still a very long way to go with no clear defined national strategy in […]

Introduction to Translational Research

The  primary purpose of research would be to enlarge person’s knowledge instead of to create or devise. There’s totally no apparent commercial worth of its own result. It covers studies can create results that are significant. Included in these are the isolation, purification and tremendous scale end product of antibiotic from maybe an anticancer compound […]

Teenagers Downloading Torrents – Some Advice

Have you ever wondered how your teenage son or daughter manages to watch all the latest films, downloads all the top hits from their favorite artists all on a small allowance,  Well the reality is that they are almost certainly not paying for any of these, it’s much more likely that they are using torrents. […]

BBC Enters VPN Battle

For years now, literally millions of people have been sidestepping the region locks of one of the world’s most popular websites – the BBC. The UK national broadcaster is one of the forerunner of streaming online videos with it’s BBC iPlayer application. However this is technically only accessible if you’re based in the UK, otherwise […]

Desktop Choices for 2017

Do people still buy desktops? You’d be justified in asking in whether there’s even a market for the trusty PC anymore, but millions are still sold every year all round the world. For some jobs, mobile devices simply aren’t capable yet. Even though many consumers are favoring smaller devices these days, desktops still serve a […]