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Secureworks cyber study finds organisations making same mistakes year-on-year

Secureworks has announced the findings of a research report which analysed more than 1,000 incident response engagements throughout 2018. The incidents observed by Secureworks revealed that organisations are making the same fundamental security mistakes year-on-year –...
Posted On 22 Jul 2019
Alan Calder
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Combating the Cyber Threat to the UK’s Legal Sector

Cyber crime remains one of the foremost risks posed to the legal sector. Targeted attacks against businesses are on the rise, with 60% of law firms reported to have suffered an information security incident during 2018. In 2017 alone, no less than £11 million of clients’...
Posted On 15 Jul 2019
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Secure IoT 2019 tackles risks and vulnerabilities posed by using connected devices

The potential risks and vulnerabilities posed by using Internet of Things (IoT) systems and connected devices, along with IoT security Best Practice and guidelines, will be up for discussion at Secure IoT 2019. The third annual Secure IoT Cyber Security Conference will be held on...
Posted On 05 Jul 2019
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Staying Secure in the Digital Realm: Understanding The Cyber Threat Landscape

In early July, IBM Security and The Ponemon Institute released the ‘Cost of a Data Breach’ Study in which it was reported that the global average cost of a data breach and the average cost for lost or stolen information have both increased. The former is up by 6.4% to...
Posted On 07 Nov 2018
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2017 Thales Data Threat Report: “Security spending decisions leave sensitive data vulnerable”

Thales, a leader in critical information systems, cyber security and data security, has just announced the results of its 2017 Thales Data Threat Report, issued in conjunction with analyst firm 451 Research. The study shows that 68% of respondents have experienced a breach, with...
Posted On 07 Feb 2017
Charl van der Walt
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‘The Great British Firewall’: Welcome with Caution

Today’s business are losing the cyber security battle and they need help, but should it come from the Government? Charl van der Walt argues that new plans unveiled by GCHQ for a ‘Great British Firewall’ should be welcomed with caution. The announcement of...
Posted On 29 Sep 2016
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Netwrix unveils security trends set to drive IT strategies and investments in New Year

While the number of reported data breaches this year is lower than in 2014, the volume of compromised accounts increased dramatically, exposing more personal data than ever before. Netwrix has duly assessed the top IT security trends and technologies to look out for in 2016....
Posted On 03 Jan 2016
Paul Heffernan: Principle Consultant (Cyber) at Unipart Security Solutions
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Protecting Critical Information: Four Key Steps for Ensuring Data Security

A recent independent report entitled the 2014 Information security Breaches Survey* finds that 60% of SMEs and 81% of those larger organisations surveyed have failed to secure their key-critical information and subsequently suffered the fall-out from a security breach. Paul...
Posted On 07 May 2015
The SANS SEC562: CyberCity Hands-On Kinetic Cyber Range Exercise will make its European debut in London during April
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SANS Institute course to help protect UK’s CNI against cyber attack set for April launch

April sees the birth of the UK’s first ever hands-on information security course designed specifically for IT professionals charged with securing our Critical National Infrastructure (CNI) and related industries. The new educational vehicle, developed by the SANS Institute,...
Posted On 13 Feb 2015