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International guidance standard for auditing ISMS updated by ISO and IEC

Keeping sensitive company information and personal data safe and secure is not only essential for any business, but a legal imperative. Many organisations do this with the help of an information security management system (ISMS). Now, the international guidance standard for...
Posted On 27 Jan 2020
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Security breach numbers rise during 2019 despite increased protection spend

ServiceNow has released the results of its second sponsored study on cyber security vulnerability and patch management which was conducted alongside The Ponemon Institute. The study, entitled ‘Costs and Consequences of Gaps in Vulnerability Response’, found that,...
Posted On 14 Jan 2020
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Breaches more frequent despite record levels of spending on cyber security

The financial damage incurred by organisations due to cyber attacks over the past five years has grown by 72%, averaging $13 million per organisation. Across the same period, new analysis by cyber security firm Garrison of data from Microsoft & Marsh, Gartner and Accenture...
Posted On 12 Dec 2019
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Advances in key management unlocked by eFusion integration with Traka

Powerful tools for managing keys and high value assets can now be used seamlessly within centralised management platforms following the integration of Maxxess eFusion with Traka from ASSA ABLOY Global Solutions. Given that Traka solutions are globally deployed in many market...
Posted On 11 Dec 2019
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Defender Confidence Rising in Maturing UK Cyber Threat Landscape

Looking at the headlines around cyber attacks and security breaches, anyone would be forgiven for thinking that organisations face an insurmountable cyber security task, asserts Rick McElroy. However, when we delve deeper into the UK cyber security landscape, a more nuanced...
Posted On 06 Dec 2019
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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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Managing Insider Threats: Why Context is Critical

The subject of ‘The Insider Threat’ is fast rising up on the corporate agenda. While you might think a company’s own employees would be less likely to pose security risks than external attackers, a recent analysis by Computing has found that this type of threat was a...
Posted On 04 Jul 2019
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Maxxess eFusion platform integrates with deister electronic key management systems

The Maxxess eFusion security management platform now integrates “off-the-shelf and seamlessly” with the widely used range of deister electronic key management systems. eFusion end users can now manage all of their keys from their centralised security management...
Posted On 29 May 2019
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Most UK businesses left “unprepared to respond” as cyber attacks soar in Q1 2019

As we approach the first anniversary of the European Union’s General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR), cyber attacks are rocketing in 2019 with more than half of British firms reporting cyber attacks this year. Among firms reporting attacks, average losses associated with...
Posted On 24 Apr 2019
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(ISC)² adds four new courses to Professional Development Institute’s portfolio

(ISC)² – the non-profit membership association of certified cyber security professionals – has announced the availability of a range of new courses for its Professional Development Institute (PDI) portfolio. PDI course offerings are free to (ISC)² members and associates. Up to 35...
Posted On 19 Apr 2019