Opinions & Analysis

PewDiePie IoT Hack – Time For Manufacturers To Take Action.

In November 2018, two teenage fans of YouTube star, PewDiePie, carried out the hack of over 100,000 printers, in a bid to promote their social media hero and to highlight the vulnerability of IoT devices. Today, the BBC shared an anonymous interview with the hackers, who reveal how and why they carried out the attack. This situation has grabbed media headlines around the world but is far from unique in the security industry. It does,...

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Data Protection Day – New Year, Same Passwords?

By Sandor Palfy, Chief Technology Officer of Identity and Access Management at LogMeIn The number of data breaches we saw in 2018 – let alone those we saw in the last couple of weeks – certainly brings a somber mood to this year’s Data Protection Day. Big names, including the likes of British Airways, Cathay Pacific and Facebook made headlines last year for all the wrong reasons, and the fact that it took less than...

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Why Executive-Protection Teams Need Finished Intelligence.

By Glenn Lemons, Senior Director of Customer Success, Flashpoint For executive protection teams tasked with safeguarding business leaders in an increasingly complex threat landscape, having rapid access to relevant information is essential. But as more threat actors shift operations online—and often to illicit, exclusive communities and platforms—many of the insights most useful to executive protection teams are becoming decentralised and difficult to access. These challenges highlight the need for executive protection teams to augment their...

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Getting Your IT Security Budget Right.

By Alastair Hartrup, Global CEO of Network Critical Every year for many technology organisations, seeing headlines on a daily basis with reports of data breaches and cyberattacks from all corners of the globe is highlighting the need to ensure they are protected. Board rooms and executive management are more aware of the need for effective cybersecurity today than they ever have been. This awareness is driving action as many organisations look at frameworks for guidance...

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2019 Network Predictions For Service Providers.

By Alastair Hartrup, Global CEO of Network Critical. With 2019 underway, I want to share my thoughts on key topics that will impact the IT industry, especially for service providers and telecoms. In 2019, network infrastructure and technology will be changing both in terms of good and bad. 5G is on the way, but not this year 5G was a hot topic last year. Many service providers across the world began running trials to test...

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ExtraHop Turns Security Analysts Into Threat Experts With Reveal(x) Winter 2019.

ExtraHop, provider of enterprise cyber analytics from the inside out, today announced new capabilities designed to help Security Operations Center (SOC) and Network Operations Center (NOC) teams identify and safeguard critical assets, rapidly detect late-stage and insider threats, and transform security analysts into threat experts with streamlined investigation workflows. Demand for business agility and uptime have accelerated the rapid modernization of IT, which is now highly dynamic and distributed - from the data center, to...

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Five Top Tips For Small Businesses Adopting Encryption.

Written by Bernard Parsons, CEO, Becrypt Becrypt has been in the disk encryption business for more than 15 years and have carried out extensive work with governments and large enterprises. Today, a lot of what we're doing is working with small businesses, typically organisations that are looking at adding encryption for the first time, driven by regulation such as GDPR, and those that require encryption as part of the privacy enforcing mechanisms. Based on the...

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Politicised Cyber-Attacks, Mobile Roaming And Software Security: Brexit Predictions From Tech Leaders.

Following events in Westminster yesterday, senior leaders from global businesses NETSCOUT, BICS and Sonatype share their thoughts on how Brexit will impact technology, from cyber-attacks and software security challenges, to the return of mobile roaming fees. Could Roaming Return? “Following the rejection of the Government’s Brexit bill, and in the event of a ‘no deal’ in March, mobile tariffs in the UK would no longer be regulated by the government, and could leave operators free...

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Is AI The Antidote To The Cybersecurity Minefield?

Artificial Intelligence (AI) isn’t going anywhere anytime soon. With 20% of the C-suite already using machine learning and 41% of consumers believing that AI will improve their lives, wide scale adoption is imminent across every industry - and cybersecurity is no exception. A lot has changed in the cyber landscape over the past few years and AI is being pushed to the forefront of conversations. It’s becoming more than a buzzword and delivering true business...

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F5 Networks – State Of Application Services Report.

F5 Networks (NASDAQ: FFIV) today unveiled the results of its 2019 State of Application Services (SOAS) report1. Now in its fifth year, the only global report of its kind reveals a fast-changing application landscape trending towards automation, cloud-centricity, as well as an increased receptivity to digitally-driven business innovation. It also highlights the most up-to-date operational and security challenges associated with these shifts. “Applications are now the most valuable asset in the modern enterprise, defining a...

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