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Vulnerability to cyber attacks “poses biggest risk to businesses adopting 5G in UK”

UK businesses are most concerned about the susceptibility of 5G to cyber attacks according to EY’s latest Technology, Media and Telecommunications (TMT) research. 40% of respondents are worried about 5G and cyber attacks while a similar percentage (37%) are cautious over the...
Posted On 20 Feb 2019
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BAE Systems Survey: “50% of IT decision-makers say budget is Top Three barrier to network security”

In a time where network security is critical for company survival, IT professionals have to deal with many challenges when it comes to protecting their organisation’s networks. 50% say budget is a bottleneck in the way of achieving their objective. That’s according to...
Posted On 06 Feb 2019
Left to Right: Melanie McMordie (BT Enterprise PSSN business director), Paul Wickens (CEO for Enterprise Shared Services with the Northern Ireland Civil Service), Paul Murnaghan (BT Enterprise regional director for Norhtern Ireland) and Irene Kincaid (PSSN contract manager for the Northern Ireland Civil Service)
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BT secures £50 million Public Sector Shared Network contract in Northern Ireland

BT has been awarded a multi-million pound nine-year contract by the Department of Finance to provide industry leading telecommunications services to all public sector bodies across Northern Ireland. The company will deliver network and unified communication services including new...
Posted On 17 Dec 2018
Johan Paulsson
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Working Smarter in 2019: Top Five Technology Trends for the Physical Security Sector

2018 was a challenging year for businesses across the globe, asserts Johan Paulsson. The implementation of the EU’s General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) and the NIS Directive on the security of network and information systems left everyone in no doubt that cyber security...
Posted On 17 Dec 2018
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Frost & Sullivan honours Perception for “most innovative” new cyber security software

Frost & Sullivan has bestowed its New Product Innovation Award for 2017 upon Perception Cyber Security, describing the company’s new software as a “game-changing cyber security solution”. Perception was originally developed by Chemring Technology Solutions for the...
Posted On 13 Mar 2018
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Financial services sector’s cyber security regimes “in need of urgent reform” suggests VMware study

VMware, the virtualisation and cloud infrastructure specialist, has revealed how IT security professionals within financial services firms are losing the battle to keep vital data safe against what is now a rising tide of cyber threats. In a new study*, 67% of respondents admit...
Posted On 31 Jan 2018
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Avoidance of financial penalties now top reason for increased spending on cyber security

Thales, a leader in critical information systems, cyber security and data security, has just announced the results of its 2018 Thales Data Threat Report (Global Edition)* issued in conjunction with analyst firm 451 Research. The report finds digitally transformative technologies...
Posted On 26 Jan 2018
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WatchGuard’s Internet Security Report pinpoints cyber criminals focused on credential theft

Criminal tactics used to access user credentials are growing in prevalence and sophistication. That’s according to the findings of WatchGuard’s latest quarterly Internet Security Report, which explores computer and network security threats affecting SMBs and distributed...
Posted On 28 Sep 2017
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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
Brian Sims BA (Hons) Hon FSyI: Editor of Risk UK
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Bigger Picture

While the majority of global organisations say that it’s now ‘vital’ their operations are insured against information security breaches, less than half (41%) are fully covered for both security breaches and data loss, while just over a third have dedicated cyber security...
Posted On 19 May 2016
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