Jimmy Nilsson
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Identity Protection: Can we afford to sit back and relax?

Mobility is everywhere. It has the potential to give businesses the competitive edge if used wisely, providing anytime, anywhere access to business critical applications empowering staff, partners and customers alike, writes Jimmy Nilsson. Today’s customers don’t want to wait,...
Posted On 29 Sep 2016
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“Employees’ security hygiene worsening as ransomware exposes insider negligence” warns Ponemon Institute report

At a time when ransomware and other attack techniques that exploit insider negligence are becoming rampant, only 39% of end users believe they take all of the appropriate steps needed to protect company data accessed and used in the course of their jobs. This represents a sharp...
Posted On 31 Aug 2016
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77% of organisations “unprepared for cyber security incidents” states NTT Com Security’s Global Threat Intelligence Report

Organisations remain unprepared and without a formal plan to respond to cyber security incidents. That’s according to the annual Global Threat Intelligence Report (GTIR) produced by NTT Com Security. Analysing global threat trends since 2013, the 2016 report reveals that...
Posted On 26 May 2016
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Cost of Cyber Crime: Set to Soar?

Tina Chittenden examines the myriad risks posed by today’s cyber criminals and what steps businesses should be taking to protect themselves from harm. The threats to businesses, and therefore pressure on security companies’ resources, seem to be at an all-time high. With...
Posted On 25 May 2016
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BlackBerry launches Professional Cyber Security Services Practice to expand business portfolio

BlackBerry, the secure mobile communications specialist, has announced the launch of its new Professional Cyber Security Services Practice that will further expand the business’ security portfolio by offering organisations new consulting services, tools and Best Practice...
Posted On 14 Mar 2016
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“Over 90% of companies feel ill-equipped to manage risk posed by using third party organisations” outlines Deloitte

Almost nine-in-ten (87%) organisations have faced a disruptive incident involving third parties in the last three years, according to a new survey conducted by Deloitte, the professional services firm. Such incidents can include loss of data by a third party, or failure to...
Posted On 10 Mar 2016
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“Physical security poses growing concern for organisations” observes latest BCI Horizon Scan

Physical security is now perceived as a growing concern for business continuity professionals. That’s according to the findings of the fifth annual Horizon Scan Report published by the Business Continuity Institute in association with the British Standards Institution...
Posted On 09 Feb 2016
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Advanced 365 highlights Top Five factors to consider when outsourcing security

Almost two-thirds of today’s organisations are considering outsourcing all or at least part of their security operations in light of growing and diversifying cyber security threats. That’s the clear message from a survey of 300 IT decision-makers sponsored by...
Posted On 09 Feb 2016
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EY appoints five partners to forensic investigations team as “record revenues” expected for 2016

EY has appointed five new partners to its UK and Ireland Fraud Investigation and Dispute Services (FIDS) team as record growth generated by the business is expected to see revenues hit the £100 million mark in 2016. EY’s UK FIDS practice has witnessed an annual growth rate of...
Posted On 02 Feb 2016
Peter Webster
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Security: The Talking Points of 2015

What were the main subjects that security professionals discussed in 2015, and will they continue to have a bearing on security and risk management as we begin the New Year? Peter Webster focuses on cyber security, terrorism, the political agenda and the topic of security...
Posted On 15 Jan 2016