Apple and Differential Privacy – is it different and is it private

Apple has announced that iOS10 will use ‘differential privacy’ to maintain the privacy of the data is collecting. Apple SVP Craig Federighi said that the ‘…great work in iOS 10 would be meaningless if it came at the expense of your privacy’. I will admit that I had not come across Differential Privacy before so… Read More

Apple devices can be infected by malware

Each week I am told by people using Apple products that they have no need to worry about malware, viruses or the security of their information. That is one of the reasons why they bought an Apple product. Unfortunately, life isn’t that simple, and some steps are required to protect themselves. OK, prove it! When asked… Read More

New security features in iOS9

Along with longer battery life, updates to apps and the long awaited ability to work in 2 apps at the same time iOS9 has 2 features to improve security. The first is a longer passcode, up from 4 to 6 digits, and two-factor authentication when you sign in from a new browser or on a new device.… Read More