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“Lack of automation” revealed as underlying security challenge in digital transformation initiatives

FireMon has released its 2019 State of the Firewall report, which is seen as the annual benchmark of current issues in firewall management. The latest report finds that enterprises are slow to abandon manual processes, despite being short staffed, as the lack of automation,...
Posted On 13 Nov 2019
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88% of UK businesses “harbour security concerns” around 5G network roll-out

Carbon Black, the cloud-native endpoint protection company, has issued the results of its third UK Threat Report based on a survey of 250 CIOs, CTOs and CISOs across the UK. The results show that the threat environment is “sustained and sophisticated” with phishing...
Posted On 01 Oct 2019
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Retail sector “lagging behind in technology innovation and security” finds KCOM study

The retail industry is lagging behind other sectors in several key areas of technology innovation including security provision. That’s according to new research commissioned by KCOM, the IT services provider. The poll of business leaders and decision-makers in Government,...
Posted On 19 Feb 2019
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Abloy UK proud to attain CLIQ Competence Centre by ABLOY certification

Abloy UK has announced that its digital transformation team has been awarded CLIQ Competence Centre by ABLOY certification, subsequently becoming the only approved Centre of Excellence for CLIQ in the UK and Ireland and one of only six certified CLIQ Competence Centres globally....
Posted On 18 Feb 2019
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Digital transformation era “putting organisations’ sensitive data at risk” asserts Thales

Critical information systems, cyber security and data security specialist Thales believes that the rush towards digital transformation is putting sensitive data at risk for organisations worldwide. According to the 2019 Thales Data Threat Report (Global Edition), as organisations...
Posted On 30 Jan 2019
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Thales details all-new “cyber and digital security powerhouse” in heart of Ebbw Vale

Security, defence, aerospace and transport sector solutions specialist Thales’ bold plan to establish a new world-class Centre of Excellence for digital and cyber security in Wales, first mooted early last year and welcomed at the time by the Welsh Government and academia...
Posted On 15 Jan 2019
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Fortinet survey pinpoints myriad business security implications of digital transformation

Fortinet, a global leader in broad, integrated and automated cyber security, has announced the findings of its new 2018 Security Implications of Digital Transformation Survey, which provides insights into the state of cyber security in organisations around the world. The findings...
Posted On 17 Sep 2018
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Two-in-three procurement leaders “have limited or no visibility” beyond Tier One of supply chains

As many as 65% of procurement leaders have limited or no visibility beyond their Tier One suppliers. That’s according to Deloitte’s annual Global Chief Procurement Officer (CPO) Survey. While visibility of the supply chain is crucial for businesses to ensure factors...
Posted On 27 Feb 2018
Christine Caunce
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Corporate Culture, A Sense of Risk and Innovation

Although organisations see the value of adopting an innovative approach, it’s not always the easiest thing to introduce. This isn’t necessarily because people are openly opposed to the idea. Instead, it’s the perceived sense of risk that ultimately scuppers a company’s...
Posted On 12 Jun 2017
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“93% of IT security leaders will maintain or increase Identity and Access Management spending” reports PAC

The results of a new study show that European CIOs, CISOs and IT security managers are looking at consumer identities, improving customer experience and operational efficiencies as part of their planning, but they believe digital transformation can only achieve any benefits if...
Posted On 25 May 2016