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BSI Global Centre of Excellence predicts cyber security trends in 2020

BSI’s Global Centre of Excellence for Cyber Security and Information Resilience has forecast five key trends across the cyber security landscape for 2020. They focus on multi-factor authentication attacks, third party/supplier risk management, ongoing privacy assurance, advanced...
Posted On 20 Jan 2020
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LastPass research finds password habits still “major obstacle” to business security

LastPass by LogMeIn has issued the results of its third annual Global Password Security Report: a study that offers insights into employee password behaviours as well as emerging trends around identity and access management at businesses worldwide. Among the key findings from...
Posted On 10 Oct 2019
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Top Management and Cyber Security: Searching for a Better Strategy

As a Chief Information Security Officer (CISO), you’re likely to have put forward many plans designed to improve the overall security posture for the users of your organisation. Much of the time, you’ll receive executive sign-off and then roll out whatever initiative it...
Posted On 08 Oct 2019
Steven Webb
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Security Convergence: Moving Towards Organisational Collaboration

In last month’s blog about digitalisation and cyber risk, the subject of convergence was touched on to explain a trend towards increasing organisational collaboration and merged management responsibilities to improve security. This is one example of convergence, a term...
Posted On 26 Aug 2019
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LogMeIn study finds 92% of businesses experiencing significant identity challenges

LastPass by LogMeIn has announced the results of a new study conducted by Vanson Bourne to offer businesses insights into the state of identity and access management (IAM) and actionable steps to improve their IAM programme. The study, entitled ‘The Guide to Modern...
Posted On 15 Jul 2019
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WatchGuard’s Q2 2018 Internet Security Report reveals password inadequacy still a top threat

New research conducted by the WatchGuard Threat Lab shows the emergence of the Mimikatz credential-stealing malware as a top threat and the growing popularity of brute force login attacks against web applications. The research also reveals that 50% of Government and military...
Posted On 27 Sep 2018
Isabelle Moeller
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Digital ID: Biometrics are the Key to Marrying Security and Convenience

Only biometrics can unify the age-old opposing forces of user experience and digital security, believes Isabelle Moeller, and when it happens the effect will be remarkable.  Thanks, in no small part, to the whims of Hollywood, biometrics have now become something of a go-to...
Posted On 27 Jun 2018
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Nuvias Group issues detailed listing of ‘Top Ten IT Security Predictions for 2018’

Ian Kilpatrick, executive vice-president of cyber security for Nuvias Group (the pan-EMEA high value distribution business which is helping to redefine the international, specialist distribution of IT), has listed the company’s ‘Top Ten IT Security Predictions for...
Posted On 02 Jan 2018
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HID Global “first to enable end-to-end ID and access management for physical and IT security”

HID Global, the secure identity solutions specialist, has announced “the industry’s first end-to-end identity and access management solution” that enables Government agencies and other organisations requiring higher security to use a single credential for accessing...
Posted On 13 Jan 2017
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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