HDD-Rex: King of the Hard Drives

21 October 2016

CBL techs playing head games –

'HDD-Rex: King of the Hard Drives' - dinosaur sculpture made from hard drive parts

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Piling Up - Pictures give a glimpse of e-waste recycling challenges

21 October 2016

The e-waste mountains - in pictures

As the landfills pile up around the world, how safe is it for our discarded tech to end up in e-waste ‘mountains’?

This gallery of pictures from The Guardian gives a brief visual glimpse of the challenges of e-waste recycling and global efforts to reduce waste focusing on recycling operations in Guiyu, China.

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October is National Cybersecurity Awareness Month

19 October 2016

“In 2016, there have been 454 data breaches with nearly 12.7 million records exposed.”

If this statistic doesn’t scare you, it should.

October is dominated by Halloween: pumpkin carving, cider drinking, costume searching, candy eating, and Trick-or-Treating. Most people don’t realize that October is shared by another important event: National Cybersecurity Awareness Month.

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You Shall Not Pass: The 10 Commandments of Password Protection

21 September 2016

Lists confirm it: we are lazy when creating passwords. The sheer number of accounts, applications, and devices we own almost guarantees poor password quality. Employ these tips and best practices to fortify and protect your numerous accounts and devices.

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