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Joe Woods

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I have over 25 years experience in Information Technology and Information Security. In the last 7 years, my focus has been on Information Security and Risk Management, with day to day responsibility for managing all aspects of Information and Technology Risk Management (Information Risk, Technology Risk, Business Continuity and Cyber Crime). Previous roles included Solutions Architecture, Security Engineering, Network Engineering, IT System administration of Unix, Linux and Windows infrastructure services, IT Quality Assurance and Software Testing, IT Development. Specialties include: + Risk Management (Assessment, Threat Mitigation and reporting) + Cyber-crime – Anti-malware (Trojans, MITB, MITM, Viruses, Spyware), Anti-phishing (Fraudulent websites and scams) + Information Security, Ethical Hacking /Penetration Testing, ISO 27001 + Fraud management + Development and Testing + Infrastructure services, IT Infrastructure Library (ITIL), + Business Continuity and Disaster Recovery.

Backing up your Cloud Data?

I have been using gmail, picasa and many other cloud based services for a number of years. They have some excellent benefits such as being...

What are Computer Viruses, Spyware and Trojans?

Viruses not only spread to PC’s and networks via disks; they can also be introduced via e-mail, Internet downloads, USB devices and third-party software. Viruses,...

Disable Floppy Disk Drives in Windows

To disable the floppy in Windows, Just open regedit and browse to this Key: HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINESYSTEMCurrentControlSetServicesFlpydisk You can change the "Start" type to one of the...