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Infosecurity Europe 2019 at London’s Olympia: Show Preview

Infosecurity Europe is Europe’s largest information security event. This year it will open its doors from Tuesday 4–Thursday 6 June at Olympia in London, bringing together the business, technology and cyber communities to discuss and discover the best ways in which to...
Posted On 21 May 2019
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Special Events at Infosecurity Europe designed to support information security professionals

Infosecurity Europe – for which Risk Xtra is serving as an Official Media Partner – will host a series of Special Events as part of the 2019 event’s conference agenda, which stands as the world’s largest complimentary conference programme with 240-plus free to attend...
Posted On 14 May 2019
Jake Olcott
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Cyber Risk: Key Considerations for Boards of Directors During M&A Procedures

Data breaches are a constant in today’s headlines, but in recent years the risk has been front and centre of some of the most significant M&A deals, writes Jake Olcott. In 2017, Verizon discounted its acquisition price by $350 million when Yahoo belatedly disclosed that it...
Posted On 08 May 2019
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Cyber criminals “innovating faster than businesses” finds Infosecurity Europe poll

The majority (83%) of respondents to the latest Twitter poll conducted by the organisers of Infosecurity Europe 2019 – the information security event for which Risk Xtra is an Official Media Partner – believe that organisations are not innovating as quickly as the cyber criminals...
Posted On 30 Apr 2019
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IFSEC International welcomes return of Converged Security Centre powered by Vidsys

One of the outstanding highlights from IFSEC International 2018, the Converged Security Centre returns to this year’s show on an even bigger and better platform to showcase the very latest in integrated security management technology. Conceived and delivered by Vidsys, the...
Posted On 27 Mar 2019
Mike Bluestone CSyP
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Corporate Security: Unfurling the Resilience Umbrella

Economic crises and consumer trends are just a couple of the pitfalls that can dramatically affect the way in which a given organisation does business and survives. As Mike Bluestone duly observes, resilience is the key for any business wanting to thrive in an ever-changing...
Posted On 13 Mar 2019
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BAE Systems research reveals human error remains major vulnerability in network security

Organisations have long focused their cyber security positioning around prevention. However, given the sophistication of attacks and the fact that their frequency is increasing, more and more organisations are now beginning to prioritise incident response teams: groups of...
Posted On 07 Mar 2019
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Complexity heralds return of ‘back to basics’ approach for information security professionals

It appears that many organisations will begin the New Year by reviewing their security infrastructure and taking a ‘back to basics’ approach to information security. This is according to the latest in a series of social media polls conducted by Infosecurity Europe 2019. Asked...
Posted On 22 Jan 2019
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Meet The Security Company: Verifile

This is the fourteenth instalment in a series of articles for the readers of Risk Xtra where we shine the spotlight on NSI-approved businesses for the benefit of risk and security managers who purchase security guarding as well as systems-focused solutions. Answering our...
Posted On 30 Nov 2018
Alan Calder
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People and Processes: The Key Drivers for Effective Cyber Security

Cyber security investment continues to spiral, with Gartner predicting that global security spend will reach £71.72 billion by the end of the year as a direct result of regulatory change, mindset and a growing awareness of threats, writes Alan Calder. With over 40% of UK...
Posted On 09 Nov 2018