Earlier in the year, I highlighted the importance of using unique, complex passwords for securing our online identities. This is especially true for mobile devices. Many of us today use our phones for the bulk of our online activities. This is very convenient, of course. But it does mean that our online life lies behind a single password.
According to Hiscox, cyber-crime is costing the UK £11bn a year and 1 in 10 small businesses in the UK have experienced a data hack. The issue is that data, no matter how boring or useless you might think it is, is the gold dust of the digital world. That's why both powerful governments and your average small business are all at risk.