Author: Simon Cooper

Simon Cooper

It’s tough being responsible sometimes. And managing responsibilities for what is precious in your life usually takes a little extra thought.  Let’s say you’ve just welcomed a beautiful set of triplets into the world.  Lucky you . . . and lots to managed! But, you wouldn’t give all these babies the same name simply to […]

Ask a teen what’s the best thing about life is and 9/10 times the answer would be ‘friends.’ To teens, friends are EVERYTHING! They may as well quote Virginia Woolf and say: “Some people go to priests; others to poetry; I to my friends.” Friendship in the Internet age has stretched beyond the borders of […]

A Parent’s Handy Primer on Cyber Vocabulary – Part IV Aaaaaand, we are back! *drum rolls* This week’s topic is not only the continuation of our primer; but also, the last of it! Let us quickly brush up on the topic of discussion – our dated cyber vocabulary. Many of us might not be aware […]

Learning more about your attackers helps to improve your security profile and reduce the possibility of a breach. Sophisticated criminals using advanced techniques are behind most of the recent security breaches, targeting small network openings and user weaknesses left vulnerable by even the latest shiny new technology. The painful reality is that security operations are […]

Earlier this week, a new vulnerability was discovered, potentially afflicting up to 950 million Android devices. This accounts for nearly all of active Android users. And what’s more shocking, it all started with a text message. Allow me to introduce you to “Stagefright,” the latest vulnerability to make cybersecurity headlines. Stagefright, a security hole freshly […]