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KuppingerCole Releases New Report on GDPR to Help Global Enterprises Expedite Compliance, Avoid Billions in Lost Revenue

Delphix, the company that has changed the dynamics of managing and consuming data, today announced that leading analyst firm KuppingerCole issued a new report outlining how businesses can prepare for data compliance challenges under the EU’s General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR). With just under four months until it takes effect, the report details immediate actions any global organisation can take to ensure ... Read More »

A Beginner’s Guide to Cyber Security

Lucy Davis,
Top 10 Websitehosting

Unfortunately, it has become critically important that we are vigilant when it comes to online security. Cyber crime has become so common that it is not just the global businesses that get targeted but smaller businesses and even personal online devices are now targeted. And there are so many different variations of cyber crime now that it is increasingly difficult ... Read More »

CISO Chat – Thom Langford, Chief Information Security Officer for Publicis Groupe

Ever wondered what the role of a Chief Information Security Officer (CISO) encompasses? To put it simply, they are the guardians and protectors of everything information security related to a business. However, the tasks are far from simple as their teams work around the clock to respond to incidences that directly affect the safety of the company and its data. ... Read More »

How voice biometrics can help organisations detect and deter fraud

Brian Martin, Regional Director – U.K. & Ireland,
Spitch

Any business that speaks to its customers is vulnerable to fraud. Whether it’s a conversation about telephone banking or a retail query, almost every conversation is full of security gaps and weaknesses – and hackers are always ready to jump on an opportunity to defraud a consumer and defame a business. Historically, these weaknesses have not been difficult to find. ... Read More »

ESET named as the only Challenger in 2018 Gartner Magic Quadrant for Endpoint Protection Platforms

ESET – a global player in information security – has been named as a Challenger in the 2018 Gartner Magic Quadrant for Endpoint Protection Platforms*. The company was the only Challenger named in the Magic Quadrant. ESET was evaluated based on its ability to execute and completeness of vision. ESET believes this placement reflects its consistently improved competence to offer ... Read More »

Synopsys is expanding their ‘Coverity’ tool with new languages and coding standards

Good news for companies and researchers who use static analysis tools; Synopsys, a leading provider of software and programming security has announced an expansion of their industry-leading static analysis tool. For the latest version of their Coverity 2018.01 tool, which analyzes source code to detect critical quality and security defects early in the software development life cycle. Coverity 2018.01 extends ... Read More »

Improve collaboration to overcome cyber-attack security issues, say transportation security leaders.

One of the keys to averting cyber-attacks on critical US transportation infrastructure, such as 2016’s ransomware attack on San Francisco’s transit network, lies in industry-wide collaboration, according to security experts working for some of North America’s most well-known transit organisations. Transport Security World canvassed the opinion of executives, all of whom agreed that working together could put the brakes on ... Read More »

Salaries for cyber security professionals set to rise in 2018

The Robert Walters 2018 Salary Survey has found that salaries for cyber security specialists will see the highest salary increases among IT professionals, at 7%. Developers and infrastructure specialists will enjoy salary rises of 3%.   Cyber security specialists have been highly sought after in 2017 in light of high profile data leaks and related cyber attacks, while developers have ... Read More »

Latest ONS Report shows fraud and computer misuse as prevalent issue

Yesterday, the Office for National Statistics (ONS) released its latest report. The analysis of fraud and computer misuse shows that this type of crime is more prevalent than many traditional crimes, with data for the year ending September 2017 showing individuals to be 10 times more likely to be a victim of fraud and computer misuse than a victim of theft from ... Read More »

Mind the GDPR gap: Board members at odds with management on level of GDPR compliance

New research by data security company Clearswift has shown that board members are more confident than management about their organisation’s ability to comply with the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR), in time for the May 25th deadline. The research, which surveyed 600 senior business decision makers and 1,200 employees across the UK, US, Germany and Australia, revealed that 41% of ... Read More »