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Cyber Security: Why Hacking Isn’t Always Bad News

Cyber security is an evolving discipline. It’s an ongoing endeavour to beat the hackers and cyber criminals at their own game and mitigate the risk they represent. As Scott Nicholson points out, though, for many organisations this is easier said than done. While the...
Posted On 19 Mar 2019
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Print and Printer Security: Why The Threat is Real

Cyber security is, of course, already high on the agenda for both risk professionals and C-Suite executives who have realised the financial cost, legal implications and reputational damage that can result from a serious data breach.  However, while most responsible organisations...
Posted On 18 Feb 2019
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KnowBe4’s newly-launched GRC platform “takes the bite out of risk management”

KnowBe4, the provider of a recognised security awareness training and simulated phishing platform, has just released a new, updated SaaS-based GRC platform featuring compliance management, policy management and risk management functionality. Most organisations leverage...
Posted On 07 Nov 2018
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Fortinet moves to acquire cloud-based threat analytics company ZoneFox Limited

Fortinet, a specialist in the field of broad, integrated and automated cyber security solutions, has completed the acquisition of ZoneFox Limited, a privately-held cloud-based insider threat detection and response company headquartered in Edinburgh. The acquisition further...
Posted On 24 Oct 2018
Paul German
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Fixing the Cyber Security Skills Shortage

Attitudes towards security continue to harden, with terrorism, geopolitical uncertainty and cyber threats now joining over-regulation in the top four threats posed to business growth prospects in PwC’s 2018 CEO Survey. This shift is reflected by the language now used publicly –...
Posted On 21 Feb 2018
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Lodge Service unveils Transpeye cloud-based data mining system for retailers

Lodge Service has launched Transpeye, a low-cost, cloud-based data mining system. The system enables retailers to identify avoidable losses in EPoS and other retail systems both quickly and easily, whether these result from fraud or non-compliance or as a result of staff failing...
Posted On 11 Jan 2018
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Verizon report highlights link between PCI DSS compliance and defence against cyber attacks

With cyber crime on the increase, payment card security is increasingly a focus for companies and consumers alike. The Payment Card Industry Data Security Standard (PCI DSS) is there to help businesses accepting card payments to protect their payment systems from breaches and...
Posted On 04 Sep 2017
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Global study shows “increasing security risks” to payment data and “lack of confidence” in securing mobile payment methods

With the acceptance of mobile and other new forms of payment methods expected to double in the next two years, a new global study highlights a “critical need” for organisations to improve their payment data security practices on an urgent footing. The survey* o...
Posted On 26 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
George Quigley: joining the Cyber Security Practice at KPMG
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George Quigley joins KPMG to bolster firm’s rapidly expanding Cyber Security Practice

George Quigley has joined KPMG as a partner to bolster the company’s rapidly-growing Cyber Security Practice. The appointment comes on the back of Ken Hall joining the Practice as a partner in February this year. Quigley takes up this role after moving from BDO where he was...
Posted On 27 Apr 2015
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