Careless employees are the greatest challenge

IT networks suffer from various threats, including malware, hacking and other external risks, however, 60 per cent of IT professionals view employee carelessness as the biggest risk to an organisation’s security, according to a report from SecureData. The findings are based...
Posted On 12 Jan 2014

Responder provides triple resilience for fire fighters

The Essex County Fire and Rescue Service (FRS) has selected PageOne Communications’ Responder two-way pager and dual-frequency alerters as part of a wider initiative to reduce the extent or exposure to risk, whilst also increasing business resilience. The solution is...
Posted On 11 Jan 2014

Geolocation privacy

Smart mobile devices have the capacity to tell us where we are by using GPS, but at the same time, they can tell others what our location is. In some cases, when we want to make this information available, being able to unveil our location is a good thing. But ideally we should...
Posted On 10 Jan 2014

HP computers to come with McAfee LiveSafe

McAfee will deliver its LiveSafe service worldwide as a preinstall on select new HP consumer and commercial PCs. McAfee LiveSafe is the first cross-device security service that protects consumers’ data, identity and all the PCs, Macs, smartphones and tablets a user owns....
Posted On 09 Jan 2014

Russian bombing highlights security needs

The recent train station bombing in Volgograd Russia has once again focused attention on the vulnerabilities of rail infrastructure. According to a recently published report by IHS, purchases of explosives, weapons, and contraband (EWC) detection equipment at rail stations...
Posted On 08 Jan 2014

Businesses should prepare better

New research from Corero Network Security reveals that many businesses are failing to take adequate measures to protect themselves against the threat of a Distributed Denial of Service (DDoS) attack. A survey of 100 companies revealed that in spite of the reports about the cost...
Posted On 07 Jan 2014

FireEye acquires Mandiant

FireEye has acquired privately held Mandiant, a provider of endpoint security products and security incident response management solutions. After working together for two years, California head-quartered FireEye decided to bring Mandiant’s skills in-house. Together they...
Posted On 06 Jan 2014

Keep a vigilant eye on your email

As the general public are being warned to be on their guard against Ransomware which disguises itself as a legitimate email alert about suspicious payments or invoices, Colin Tankard, Managing Director of Digital Pathways, highlights the need for everyone to be more vigilant when...
Posted On 05 Jan 2014

Trailer mounted vehicle inspection system

Rapiscan Systems has launched its Rapiscan Eagle T60, a trailer mounted, drive through, high energy X-ray cargo inspection system for rapid deployment at ports, border crossings and checkpoints. The system, which helps detect contraband and threats such as explosives, weapons or...
Posted On 04 Jan 2014

All I want for Christmas is security

A recent report by Computer Business Review suggests that 41 per cent of organisations are planning to increase their IT security budget by 16 per cent in 2014. Two-thirds of organisations revealed that they were concerned about security issues after seeing a flurry of news...
Posted On 03 Jan 2014