Corporate Cybersecurity Starts At Home

It is an established fact that one of the biggest corporate cybersecurity risks is a company’s employees. If employees are lax at work, what is their home cybersecurity like and what can be done to tighten up domestic risk prevention and take it into the workplace? Cybersecurity writer Rebecca Sommer has 10 tips writing on the blog of Boxcyptor, one of the world’s leading encryption specialists which is based in Germany which has some of the toughest data protection legislation in the world.

Rebecca writes:

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Newton Email Rises From The Ashes

For fans of the Newton email app, this week brought some good news.  The service was closed last year and but was bought out by mobile phone company Essential and came back alive and kicking this week (February 5). If you were a user of Newton and your annual subscription was still live at the time of closure, you can sign in and this will continue until it elapses. Because of the gap between the service closing and relaunching, this will be keeping the support team pretty busy, so bear with them and exercise some patience.

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Time For An Android Apps Cull

You’ve killed what!

Over the years I have looked at many apps for my Android devices and it has not been unusual for me to have multiple apps for the same purpose. Don’t ask me why, I cannot think of a logical reason for this. Maybe it is because I like to see how the various developers make progress, playing a game of feature leapfrog and play oneupmanship against rival apps.

However, over the last few weeks, I have made a decision that I am going to limit myself to just one app per role. In some instances this has been easy; in others pretty difficult. Here is the result.

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Newton Challenges Windows Desktop Email Systems

Regular readers will know I am a huge fan of Newton email for Android app which came out of the much-lauded CloudMagic email package.  I found it, and still find it, quite staggering the amount of power the developers have managed to squeeze into an Android app. It has, without a shadow of a doubt, as much oomph as any desktop email – and probably more some.

Newton was available on IOS and Mac as well as Android and it was a matter of time before rumours of a Windows desktop version began to circulate. Eventually, a beta version leaked my way and I was a little underwhelmed, to say the least. However, the fully fledged Windows 10 version is now available and I must confess it is a totally different beast to the early betas.

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Death By Microsoft-Farewell Wunderlist

Wunderlist logoI suppose we should have seen it coming. As soon as Microsoft announced it had bought Wunderlist, the small German list and task manager, the writing was on the wall.  This has, of course, happened before. Microsoft bought Sunrise, one of the most highly rated calendar apps, merged it into the appalling Outlook mobile app, and shut down the standalone version.  Now Wunderlist is going the same way and has been reincarnated as Microsoft To Do.

This has, of course, happened before. Microsoft bought Sunrise, one of the most highly rated calendar apps, merged it into the appalling Outlook mobile app, and shut down the standalone version.  Now Wunderlist is going the same way and has been reincarnated as Microsoft To Do.

Now Wunderlist is going the same way and has been reincarnated as Microsoft To Do.

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