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Retailers experience two cyber attacks every week

Retailers are responding to cyber attacks on average twice a week — this is according to the latest research from Zynstra, an enterprise-grade IT software provider. 16% of retailers said they experienced an attack or attempted attack every day, 11% said they responded 2-3 times per week, and 64% said once a month. The incidence of cyber attacks was found ... Read More »

Netskope Report Reveals Bulk of Cloud Services Still Not GDPR-Ready

Netskope, the leader in cloud security, today announced the release of the September 2017 Netskope Cloud Report™ on enterprise cloud service usage and trends. With the compliance deadline for the European Union General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) fast approaching in May 2018, this quarter’s report took a close look at GDPR readiness among enterprise cloud services, finding little change in ... Read More »

Cyber intelligence sharing overlooked by UK organisations

Anomali, today released the findings of its second annual Ponemon Institute study, revealing that organisations are still not actioning or sharing threat intelligence adequately, leaving them lagging behind cyber attackers. A third (33%) of UK organisations are not sharing information externally at all and 31% have no plans to join an industry sharing group. This is in stark contrast to ... Read More »

Brits Fear Driverless Cars Will Crash

Millions of Brits are opposed to the introduction of driverless cars because they fear they will crash – and could be too easily hacked. Research revealed 44 per cent of motorists are against the space age vehicles hitting the nation’s highways. Almost three-quarters feared a malfunction and a similar amount said they didn’t trust a computer to keep other drivers ... Read More »

Neuro Diversity in the Cyber Security Industry

Webinar: Neuro Diversity in the Cyber Security Industry Date: 6th October 2017 Time: 11:00am Duration: 75 minutes Speakers include: Brian Higgins, Business Development Manager at (ISC)²; Emma Jones, Employment Training and Partnerships Manager at The National Autistic Society; Solomon Gilbert, CEO and Head of Security Division at Ferox Security LTD. Throughout Security Serious Week this year, during the first week ... Read More »

UK companies are still struggling to comply with latest data protection regulations

Nine in ten IT professionals in the UK are concerned with the security of the public cloud, and almost 20% do not deploy security for sensitive data stored outside the company’s infrastructure, according to a recent Bitdefender survey. Half of those surveyed admit cloud migration has significantly expanded the size of the border they have to defend, while only one ... Read More »

Imperva Incapsula Protects NTT TechnoCross Corporation and its Customers from Website Attacks

Imperva, Inc., committed to protecting business-critical data and applications in the cloud and on-premises, today announced that NTT TechnoCross Corporation, an IT services company, is using the Imperva Incapsula service to protect its website from cyberattacks. NTT TechnoCross deployed the Incapsula service across its customer-facing websites to ensure protection from business crippling DDoS attacks and malicious web application attacks using the service’s DDoS ... Read More »

SAS enables British Army to retain top talent and transform decision-making

The British Army has been able to make smarter use of data to transform how effective it is at managing its manpower and, crucially, prevent departures of key personnel. Working with SAS, the leader in analytics, the Army can now support the subjective decision-making of its leaders with a wider range of quality data, leading to more effective decisions and ... Read More »

Creative Employment in Cyber Security

Webinar: Creative Employment in Cyber Security Date: 5th October 2017 Time: 11:00am Duration: 75 minutes Speakers include: Shan Lee, Information Security Officer at TransferWise; James Hadley, Founder/CEO of Immersive Labs; Vicki Gavin from The Economist Group; Emily Swiatek of NAS   Throughout Security Serious Week this year, during the first week of October, it will be putting on webinars every ... Read More »

RANSOMWARE – ORGANISATIONS MUST DISRUPT CYBER ATTACKS BEFORE THEY BECOME A BUSINESS DISRUPTER

Dimension Data, the global ICT services and solutions provider, and Cisco, have joined forces and published a white paper to help organisations stay ahead of ransomware threats. Called Ransomware: The Pervasive Business Disruptor the paper looks at ransomware trends and impacts, and how to respond before a threat becomes a business disruptor. According to a Cisco 2017 Mid-Year Cyber Security ... Read More »