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Is your CCTV system GDPR compliant?

Organisations are putting themselves at risk of breaching the GDPR because they’re failing to realise that the new regulations cover their CCTV systems and the visual data they collect. These are the words of Andrew Charlesworth, Reader in IT Law at the University of Bristol, and come just over six months until the GDPR becomes law1.   In a white ... Read More »

Game over: most women have decided against a career in cybersecurity before they’re 16

By the time they are 15¾, most young women in Europe, Israel, and the US have already decided against a career in cybersecurity.[1] This, according to a new study by Kaspersky Lab, is a major contributing factor to the industry’s continued struggle to attract female recruits, as it attempts to both narrow the gender gap in IT security and also ... Read More »

UK Infrastructure: Digital growth opportunities could stall without greater appetite for risk

A new report by design, engineering and project management consultancy, Atkins, has found that a risk adverse culture within the infrastructure sector and a lack of certainty about which new technologies to invest in could cost the UK millions of pounds in efficiency savings and restrict the ability of its businesses to capitalise on the global digital revolution. Atkins became ... Read More »

IntSights Report: Cybercriminals Embrace Messaging Apps to Expand Reach and Recruitment

IntSights Cyber Intelligence, the industry’s first and only enterprise threat management provider that transforms tailored threat intelligence into automated security operations, today released its latest threat intelligence trend report, Messaging Applications: The New Dark Web. The research suggests that the recent crackdown on popular dark web markets AlphaBay and Hansa is driving cybercriminals to migrate to messaging apps Discord, ICQ, ... Read More »

Capgemini and LinkedIn release new report on the digital talent gap: Employees are investing their own resources to remain competitive

Capgemini, in conjunction with LinkedIn, the world’s largest professional network, today released a new global report on the digital talent gap, which analyses the demand and supply of talent with specific digital skills and the availability of digital roles across multiple industries and countries. The report, “The Digital Talent Gap—Are Companies Doing Enough?” reveals the concerns felt by employees when ... Read More »

Vectra and Phantom partner to detect, prioritise and stop hidden cyber-attacks faster

Vectra, the leader in automating the hunt for in-progress cyber-attacks, and Phantom, the leader in security automation and orchestration, today announced a partnership to automate threat detection and response, and the availability of the Vectra App for Phantom.   “Faster incident response is critical, but faced with a severe shortage of cybersecurity skills, enterprises are turning to security operations and analytics platform ... Read More »

A third of the UK plans to grab a bargain this Cyber Monday

 DomainTools, the leader in domain name and DNS-based cyber threat intelligence, today announced the results of a survey which found that nearly all (98 percent) of the UK population shops online and nearly a third (29 percent) plans to shop on Cyber Monday. This is despite the fact that one in five admitted to having already been caught out by ... Read More »

AlienVault Partners with ConnectWise On New Product Integration

At the ConnectWise IT Nation Conference,  AlienVault®, a leading provider of Unified Security Management® and crowd-sourced threat intelligence, and ConnectWise®, a company that transforms how technology solution providers build, manage, and grow their businesses, announced a new product integration. This partnership makes AlienVault USM Anywhere™ available to ConnectWise technology solution providers (TSPs) within ConnectWise Manage™, enabling them to expand their ... Read More »

Cyber Security – best practice for healthcare

The healthcare sector must have its finger on the pulse when it comes to Cyber Security. The ransomware attack that left the NHS reeling this summer not only exposed significant structural weaknesses in the service’s IT systems, but also the depth to which cybercriminals will sink to meet their goals. With such precious work as that performed by Children’s Hospice ... Read More »

Three Security Predictions

Kai Grunwitz,,
Senior Vice President EMEA, NTT Security

Three security predictions from Kai Grunwitz, Senior Vice President EMEA, NTT Security:   DevSecOps in the age of the cloud DevOps is an increasingly popular development practice allowing organisations to increase the speed at which they produce apps and services. An unfortunate side effect of this process is that you might also be accelerating the production of insecure code and ... Read More »