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IBM Security study highlights 12% escalation in data breach costs post-2014

IBM Security has announced the results of its annual study examining the financial impact of data breaches on today’s organisations. According to the report, the cost of a data breach has risen 12% over the past five years and now costs $3.92 million on average. These...
Posted On 24 Jul 2019
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Physical Information Security: Neglect It At Your Peril

Mark Harper discusses how the continual mainstream media focus on cyber attacks and digital data breaches means that organisations could be in danger of neglecting their physical information security, duly highlighting the potential risks to paper-based security and how to negate...
Posted On 23 Jul 2019
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New variant of award-winning router for security applications unveiled by CSL

CSL has announced the arrival of a new variant of its award-winning CSL Router. This new variant is supplied with two network diverse 4G WorldSIMs: one active and one on standby for total resilience. The CSL Router has been used in over 4,000 installations since its launch in...
Posted On 26 Jun 2019
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ImmuniWeb checks 100 most popular sites per EU country for GDPR compliance

ImmuniWeb, the dedicated provider of web, mobile and API security testing and risk ratings for end users, has recently implemented its new General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) compliance check to test how the largest European websites adhere to the GDPR’s requirements...
Posted On 10 Jun 2019
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Johnson Controls enters Grade 3 intrusion market with commercial security system

The new EN Grade 3-compliant Tyco DSC PowerSeries Pro intrusion security alarm system from Johnson Controls provides a feature-rich intrusion detection solution for commercial properties of any size, ranging from small shops to large office buildings, factories, healthcare...
Posted On 03 Jun 2019
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barox actively promotes video network hygiene and cyber security for end users

barox – the manufacturer of professional standard switches, media converters and IP extenders specifically designed for video applications – is promoting the need for awareness among end users not only when it comes to selecting video transmission products that use...
Posted On 01 Jun 2019
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NordVPN set to introduce NordLocker for securing cloud or computer-stored files

NordVPN is creating a new cyber security tool. Designated NordLocker, it’s designed to secure files stored on a user’s computer or in the cloud with end-to-end encryption. “We at NordVPN believe that the digital environment must be better than it is today,” urged Marty...
Posted On 01 Jun 2019
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Cyber security specialists respond to WhatsApp messaging service hacking episode

As reported in the national media last week, Facebook recently revealed that a major vulnerability had been discovered in its hugely popular messaging service WhatsApp. According to The Financial Times, the vulnerability had been open for weeks, allowing hackers to inject spyware...
Posted On 21 May 2019
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European businesses signal ‘growing security gap’ amid mass digital transformation

Thales has revealed a growing security gap among European businesses, with almost a third (29%) of surveyed enterprises experiencing a breach last year and only a little more than half (55%) believing their digital transformation deployments to be either very or extremely secure....
Posted On 21 May 2019
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EY France launches ‘Wire by EY’ for secure client communication and collaboration

Specialist workplace collaboration platform Wire has just announced that EY France – a key territory for the assurance, tax, transaction and advisory services organisation – is now using the Wire platform to enhance the security of its communications both internally...
Posted On 17 May 2019