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Ex GCHQ Director formally joins the advisory board of Immersive Labs

Immersive Labs has today confirmed ex-GCHQ Director, Robert Hannigan, as chairman of its advisory board. This is a key appointment for Immersive Labs, given Robert’s excellent understanding of the cyber threat landscape both in the UK and globally. It is also a strong endorsement of Immersive Labs innovative gaming approach to cyber security training and talent retention with someone of ... Read More »

Bitdefender survey shows Right Size EDR, not SOC needed to address Security Flaws

Bitdefender, a leading global cybersecurity technology company protecting 500 million users worldwide, today announced the results of its latest survey, showing that more than half of CISOs worldwide (65 percent UK) are worried about a global skills shortage. Sixty-nine percent of respondents around the globe also reported that their team is under resourced, with more than half of respondents in ... Read More »

Patch Tuesday Commentary, Chris Goettl, Director of Product Management, Security at Ivanti

Microsoft has released updates today including 65 vulnerability fixes.  While there are no Zero Day exploits in the April patch release, there were a couple of Zero Days identified between March and April Patch Tuesdays, which we will mention in a moment.  There is one public disclosure this month in SharePoint Server. The challenging aspect of this month is that ... Read More »

Are you ready to handle the Crisis Comms when you get breached?

Neil Stinchcombe, Co-founder,
Eskenzi

You are just about to go to sleep when you get a text from your SOC team: code RED. They have discovered your company has suffered a serious breach and you need to decide what to do.  At this point, you are either in the position of having prepared for such an event and your team will follow checklists and ... Read More »

The digital transformation roadblock: existing IAM solutions are creating major barriers to digital technology adoption

Digital transformation is a much-hyped business buzzword, driven by the adoption of cloud IT services around the world. This hype has seen enterprises scramble to become more digitally agile in a fight to stay competitive. In fact, a new study by OneLogin[2], the industry leader in Unified Access Management, reveals that 92% of UK enterprises have developed a digital transformation ... Read More »

Healthcare will become digitised by 2030 to keep services alive, experts predict

Within ten years your medical check-up could involve more interaction with sensors, cameras and robotic scanning devices than human doctors and nurses, as healthcare organisations re-build services around the Internet of Things (IoT), according to a new report by Aruba, a Hewlett Packard Enterprise company.   The ‘Building the Hospital of 2030’ report, features the results of interviews carried out ... Read More »

Facebook’s data scandal – the impact

When news broke that Facebook was found to be mishandling user’s data, the company’s stock plummeted as both the social networking site and its owner, Mark Zuckerberg lost billions. A whistle-blower informed that millions of Facebook users had their data exploited by the political consultancy Cambridge Analytica which is accused of improperly using the data on behalf of political clients. ... Read More »

Malwarebytes Unveils Endpoint Protection and Response to Simplify Endpoint Monitoring, Detection and Remediation

Malwarebytes™, the leading advanced malware prevention and remediation solution, today announced the release of Malwarebytes Endpoint Protection and Response.   When it comes to Endpoint Detection and Response (EDR), most businesses fall into one of three categories: they either don’t have EDR and have limited visibility into endpoint activity across their infrastructure; they have an EDR solution that provides visibility, but staff ... Read More »

Research Findings Show Industry Leaders Struggle to Balance Digital Innovation and Security

Akamai Technologies, Inc. (NASDAQ: AKAM), the world’s largest and most trusted cloud delivery platform, today released data noting how companies are struggling with the tug-of-war between advancing digital innovation and ensuring secure digital experiences that maintain user trust and mitigate risk. As part of a commissioned study of more than 350 global information technology leaders conducted by Forrester Consulting on ... Read More »

Study Reveals 40 Percent of Large Businesses Will Implement Intelligent Assistants or Chatbots by 2019

 Spiceworks today announced the results of a new survey examining the adoption and usage of intelligent assistants and AI chatbots in the workplace. The results show that within the next 12 months, 40 percent of large businesses – those with more than 500 employees – expect to implement one or more intelligent assistant or AI chatbot on company-owned devices, compared to 25 percent of ... Read More »