TL;DR: If someone sees you enter your passcode on your phone and then steals your phone, they can lock you out of your Apple account, losing access to all your iCloud data, including photos. Treat your phone passcode as carefully as the secret it is. The problem I heard about "A Basic iPhone Feature Helps Criminals Steal Your Entire Digital Life" by Joanna Stern & Nicole Nguyen on The Talk Show and learnt something new.… continue reading.
7 March 2023 in Computing
I have just returned from the 2023 edition of PHPUK and, as always, found it a valuable conference to catch up with the PHP community and find out what’s happening in the ecosystem. This year, I was accepted to speak on the differences between RPC, REST and GraphQL APIs and was surprised and gratified that the room was at full capacity. Thank you to everyone that attended; I hope that you learnt something useful. I… continue reading.
21 February 2023 in Conferences, PHP
A very big part of my work at Covie for the last year has been putting in place the processes required for to achieve SOC 2 Type II compliance. This standard by the AICPA is all about an organisation's security, availability, processing integrity, privacy and confidentiality controls and processes. It's a comprehensive set of requirements covering our product's and organisation's security. Essentially, it shows that the company's processes and systems are designed to keep the… continue reading.
13 February 2023 in Compliance