Entries by Tony Anscombe

Simple steps to protect yourself against identity theft

As we enter the New Year, be sure to keep up, or adopt, these good data security habits to avoid identity theft Are you doing enough to reduce the risk of having your identity stolen? As you start the New Year, this is a good time to reflect on what kinds of measures you should […]

How to secure your digital Christmas presents

What are some of the key things you should do with your shiny new device as soon as you unbox it? It’s that time of year again, and chances are that new tech will be one of the gifts tucked under your Christmas tree. Whether it’s a smartphone, laptop or, say, an Internet-of-Things (IoT) gadget, […]

Face scanning – privacy concern or identity protection?

What issues would face scanning attached to a mobile device resolve and, if used correctly, would it make the incursion into my privacy acceptable? On December 1st, China’s regulation requiring people to have their face scanned when subscribing for a new mobile phone took effect. If you were not aware of this regulation your initial […]