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By Trevor J Morgan, product manager at comforte AG The cloud is an incredibly useful tool for businesses and enterprises that process huge amounts of information. Over recent years, cloud adoption has increased substantially. Indeed, the public cloud service market is expected to reach $623.3 billion by 2023 worldwide as more businesses look to expand operations but lack the tools or resources to deploy inhouse cloud operations. This is especially true for enterprises that process...

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Huawei logo

It will become illegal for UK telecos to buy new Huawei equipment from the end of this year once a new bill takes effect. Culture secretary Oliver Dowden told the house of commons yesterday that the legislation would also require the complete removal of all Huawei kit from 5G networks by 2027. The decision followed advice from the NCSC which recommend that Huawei’s post-FDPRA (US sanctions) equipment is not used in the UK at all, as continuing to supply...

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One Identity Safeguard now offers free Personal Password Vault

One Identity has recently introduced a new feature within One Identity Safeguard for Privileged Passwords 6.6, which manages and secures the use of corporate personal passwords to access corporate third-party accounts. Corporate users can store their passwords for online accounts to services within a new Personal Password Vault. By leveraging the feature - which is free for all users at Safeguard licensed companies - organisations can ensure proper control over, as well as policy adherence...

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I think therefore IAM

“I think therefore I am.” - René Descartes This isn’t just a pompous philosophical proposition of autonomy, instead it is a timely piece of advice for ensuring corporate cybersecurity. Descartes really was ahead of his time! Identity and access management (IAM) plays an important part in securing your IT infrastructure by mitigating risk from both external cyberattack, and internal threat. Any company that thinks seriously about protecting sensitive information about their employees or customers should...

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PCI DSS Compliance Word cloud

By Arnaud Crouzet, VP Security & Consulting at FIME As data breaches continue to rise globally, protecting the integrity of customer data (especially in the payments world) is vital. One essential security standard helping keep such data secure is PCI DSS – an information security standard for organizations that handle cardholder data. But aligning with the standard can be complex, time consuming and costly. And, as result, many payments stakeholders are becoming complacent about compliance. In fact, less...

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Baracuda Firewall

Barracuda Networks, Inc., today announced that Barracuda CloudGen Firewall received a Recommended Rating from NSS Labs in their 2018 Next Generation Firewall Group Test. In this year’s test, 10 products were examined for security effectiveness, performance, and total cost of ownership (TCO). “This test, which has a strong focus on IPS and SSL security and performance, demonstrates what we are hearing from our customers regarding how effective our CloudGen Firewall is,” said Klaus Gheri, VP...

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DomainTools

New Iris Investigate API Enables Security Teams to More Easily Profile Threat Actors within Popular OSINT Correlation Tool. DomainTools, a leader in domain name and DNS-based cyber threat intelligence, today announced a new integration with Maltego delivered via the latest Iris Investigate API. This comprehensive integration creates a seamless view of data to provide an easy transition from SIEM alert to human analysis. Additionally, it preserves the results of analysts findings for future correlation and...

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Security Serious virtual webinars

The data protection and security landscape is all set for change next year with the new EU General Data Protection Regulation (“GDPR”).  There will be regulatory burdens, but you can also use GDPR  to bring some focus on what you do and improve your security stance. If you’re serious about security, GDPR can help. Remember… The new rules are part revolution/part evolution - the new system builds on the current one if you already comply...

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