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Author Archives: Dean Alvarez

Dean is Features Editor at IT Security Guru. Aside from cyber security and all things tech, Dean's interests include wine tasting, roller blading and playing the oboe in his Christian rock band, Noughts & Crosses.

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One Identity Global Survey Shows Organisations Continue to Struggle to Get Basic Identity and Access Management Best Practices Right, Potentially Exposing Them to Security Risks

One Identity, a proven leader in helping organisations get identity and access management (IAM) right, today released new global research that uncovers a widespread inability to implement basic best practices across identity and access management (IAM) and privileged access management (PAM) security disciplines — likely exposing organisations to data breaches and other significant security risks. Conducted by Dimensional Research, One Identity’s ... Read More »

Alert Logic Extends Security to Cover Any Container Across Multiple Platforms

Alert Logic, the leading provider of Security-as-a-Service solutions, last week announced major updates to the industry’s only Network Intrusion Detection System (NIDS) for containers. The release adds container log management and extends capabilities beyond Amazon Web Services (AWS) to Microsoft Azure, on-premises and hosted environments. Organizations gain a simplified, comprehensive picture of their risk through improved visibility into any workload ... Read More »

Cyber Security Summit & Expo set to provide unrivalled content for its 9th edition

On November 15th at the Business Design Centre in London, the Cyber Security Summit & Expo the UK’s leading one day event dedicated to cyber security in both the public and private sectors returns for its 9th year. Aside from the dedicated Cyber Security Summit, the event also features the Data Protection Summit focussing on the impact of GDPR as ... Read More »

Compliance is Largest Driver of Data Management Initiatives for Half of Businesses

According to The Future of Enterprise Data: Democratized and Optimized report by ASG Technologies, the trusted provider of proven solutions for information access, management and governance for the world’s top enterprises, compliance is the largest driver of data management initiatives for 50% of CIOs. The survey of 200 CIOs also reveals that more than a third of respondents (35%) plan ... Read More »

RepKnight launches BreachMarkers for ‘watermarking’ of corporate data

Cybersecurity firm RepKnight today extends the capabilities of its flagship dark web monitoring product BreachAlert with BreachMarkers™, a new feature enabling organisations to detect breach or misuse of their data by cybercriminals, staff and third parties. BreachAlert is a data breach detection application that continuously monitors the dark web for corporate data being leaked online. The platform works in the ... Read More »

Airbus and Atos awarded major cyber security contract to protect key EU institutions

Airbus Defence and Space, through its Airbus CyberSecurity unit and partnering with Atos as coprime entity, have been selected by the Council of the European Union to provide cyber security expertise, products, services and solutions to help protect the IT systems of 17 European institutions, services and agencies. This framework contract makes the consortium, in which Airbus Defence and Space ... Read More »

Corero Announces Global Partnership with Juniper Networks

Corero Network Security (LSE: CNS), a leading provider of real-time, high-performance, automated DDoS defense solutions, today announced it has executed a global partnership agreement with Juniper Networks to sell Corero’s SmartWall DDoS protection software products and services in conjunction with Juniper Networks® MX Series 5G Universal Routing Platform. Ashley Stephenson, Corero CEO said, “I am delighted to announce the agreement of a ... Read More »

LSU Researchers Working to Prevent Cyber Attacks on Nation’s Infrastructure

Louisiana is home to many critical assets and companies that are crucial to our nation’s infrastructure. And LSU’s experts are working to conduct research and experiments to prevent and defend against cyber attacks. According to the U.S. Department of Homeland Security, there are 16 critical infrastructure sectorsconsidered “so vital to the United States that their incapacitation or destruction would have a debilitating ... Read More »

Astronaut Chris Hadfield delivers opening keynote as IP EXPO Europe has lift-off

A captivating keynote launched IP EXPO Europe for its 13th year yesterday, as renowned astronaut Colonel Chris Hadfield shared his unique experience of space travel and considerations for the next leap for mankind.  Hadfield, the former Commander of the International Space Station, spoke in front of a packed crowd about the human element of space travel: the teamwork and collaboration ... Read More »

Security Serious Unsung Heroes Awards 2018 Winners Revealed

The third annual Security Serious Unsung Heroes Awards  winners were revealed last night in a fun and inspiring celebration at St Bart’s Brewery in London. The awards celebrate the people, not products, of the cyber security industry. From the best ethical hackers and cybersecurity’s rising stars to the best sales leader and the coveted Godfather/Godmother of security, the categories recognised individuals and teams working hard to ... Read More »