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Cybersecurity Best Practices to Win the Game of Chasing Tails

Duncan Hughes,
Systems Engineering Director, EMEA, A10 Networks

When it comes to our cyber activity, it seems that we are playing a never-ending game of chasing tails with cyber criminals. The more our technologies advance and adapt, so criminals are finding new and sneakier ways to break into systems and take personal and sensitive data hostage. Unsuspecting industries such as healthcare and hospitality are unwittingly becoming the biggest ... Read More »

As GDPR deadline looms, time for compliance is running out

GDPR is a game-changing piece of data protection legislation that goes into effect on May 25, 2018. While the legislation includes various components related to how organizations collect, store, manage and protect customer data, the ‘right to be forgotten’ gives individuals the right to have personal data erased. If most organizations cannot locate where their customer data is stored, it will ... Read More »

European businesses not seeking help from the security industry to comply with GDPR regulations

European research conducted by PAC on behalf of Reliance acsn has outlined the challenges and concerns that security professionals across Europe are facing and how they approach the serious issue of outsourcing functions. One of the key findings of the report was that compliance and GDPR were not seen as important reasons for employing third party security firms, despite the ... Read More »

Role-based Access Control: Access, security, info tracking

Dean Wiech,
Managing Director at tools4ever US

Access to data is of the highest concern for leaders of the world’s most complex businesses. The amount of data stored on any network is typically immense. Relating this data to your user’s account information in Active Directory can be tricky and time consuming, yet there are security concerns that must be addressed. In this regard, proper data security includes ... Read More »

United Airlines Accidentally Has Security Codes Posted Online

Some extremely troubling news has come out of the United Airlines camp as of late. It turns out that one of the company’s employees posted security codes online, codes which can be used to access the cockpit of most fleet planes. This is a huge breach of security for the airline and could spell disaster if the codes fall into ... Read More »

Three Quarters of CEOs Admit to Using Unapproved Programs and Applications, Putting Critical Data At Risk

Today, IT decision makers (ITDMs) say that half (50 percent) of all corporate data in the enterprise is held on laptops and desktops, instead of in the data centre or centralised servers. In the U.S., this rises to as much as 60 percent. Simultaneously, the significance of this data to the productivity and security of the business is well understood ... Read More »

Organisations must be prepared to quantify the ‘hidden’ costs of a breach to strengthen the case for continued security investment and help minimise IT downtime, warns Databarracks

As the financial implications of IT downtime continue to swell, organisations must be prepared to assign real costs to the intangible or ‘hidden’ damages, which are regularly experienced during a cyber security breach. This is according to Peter Groucutt, managing director of Databarracks: “Increasingly, we are seeing organisations struggling to recover from a cyber incident when compared to more traditional ... Read More »

Cloud Encryption: Bring Your Own Key Is No Longer Enough

Matt Landrock, Executive Vice President,

‘Trust’ can be both a terrific enabler and a severe inhibitor in cloud services adoption. Keen to benefit from the cloud’s promise of flexible and scalable on-demand computing, businesses everywhere continue to migrate increasing volumes of critical data off-site and into the hands of third party cloud service providers. Each time this happens, however, they must answer the same question: ... Read More »

Neustar Research Shows A DDoS Attack Can Cost An Organization On Average More Than $2.5 Million in Revenue

Neustar, Inc. (NYSE: NSR), a trusted, neutral provider of real-time information services, today released the findings from its fourth annual Worldwide DDoS Attacks and Cyber Insights Research Report. The report documents the frequency and cost of attacks and what measures are being taken to counter these threats. The Neustar May 2017 Worldwide DDoS Attacks and Cyber Insights Research Report, a 52-page ... Read More »

Thales joins Industrial Internet Consortium

Thales, a leader in critical information systems, cybersecurity and data security, announces its e-Security business has joined the Industrial Internet Consortium® (IIC), the world’s leading organization transforming business and society by accelerating the Industrial Internet of Things (IIoT). As a member of the IIC Thales will collaborate with industry leaders on global initiatives for IIoT security, particularly in the realm ... Read More »