Cyber security Q&A with David Emm

A little while ago, I received an email. It was one of those messages that instantly caught my attention. It was from cyber security specialist Kaspersky. The email quoted research stating 87% of parents would fit stairgates in their home to protect their children, but only 13% use online security systems. That, however, wasn’t all.


David Emm, Principal Security Researcher at Kasperky answers my questions about online security.
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The Citroën C3 Aircross: the best off-roader ever?

In my experience, Citroën makes superb family cars. The C4 Picasso stands out in particular. Having taken a C4 Picasso on a family trip to Scotland a couple of years ago, I was interested to see how the C3 Aircross would compare. I was loaned an Aircross for a few days so I could form my own opinion.

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The Citroën C3 Aircross. A Well-designed SUV with a surprising amount of space in the back seat and some great features for the price. Does it, however, make for a good family car?
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City of London, Inception style!

Over the past week, I have spent a massive amount of time using Photoshop. I’ve been doing all sorts of crazy things using the software, often late into the night. This edited image of the City of London, inspired by the film Inception, was great fun to produce.

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Inspired by the film Inception, I’ve re-edited this old photograph of the City of London!
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An unexpected benefit of Shared Parental Leave

Shared Parental Leave is a funny old thing (SPL). When it was introduced, I had high hopes new dads and mums would instantly see the benefits and leap at the opportunity to spend time with their offspring following the arrival of a baby. It quickly became clear the introduction of SPL in the UK was going to be evolutionary, not revolutionary.

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Take up of Shared Parental Leave could be better, but has it led to more discussion and a positive shift in attitudes towards fatherhood?
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Dad Skills: Things I have had to learn as a dad

When I became a father I knew I would be on a steep learning curve. I would be learning about breastfeeding, baby nutrition and what it was like to live without sleep. As time went on, I picked up various other dad skills.

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My child approaches me with a bundle of wires and a computer: “Daddy, can you get it to work please?” IT consultancy is not a skill I expected to hone as a father.
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