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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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Malwarebytes reports 60% jump in healthcare endpoint threat detections

Advanced endpoint protection and remediation solution specialist Malwarebytes has announced the results of its latest Cyber Crime Tactics and Techniques (CTNT) report entitled ‘CTNT Q3 2019: The State of Healthcare Cyber Security’. The company observed a 60% increase...
Posted On 13 Nov 2019
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“Lack of automation” revealed as underlying security challenge in digital transformation initiatives

FireMon has released its 2019 State of the Firewall report, which is seen as the annual benchmark of current issues in firewall management. The latest report finds that enterprises are slow to abandon manual processes, despite being short staffed, as the lack of automation,...
Posted On 13 Nov 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
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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
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Centrify report identifies younger employees as main culprits for security breaches in workplaces

More than a third of senior executives believe that younger employees are the “main culprits” for data security breaches in the workplace. That’s according to the results of a new independent study into attitudes of the next generation workforce in relation to cyber...
Posted On 26 Jun 2018
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IT governance deficiencies “impeding organisations from compliance” with EU’s GDPR by 2018

To mark the formal ratification of the EU’s General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) by the European Council in early 2016, Blancco Technology Group has issued its new data privacy study entitled EU GDPR: A Corporate Dilemma. Based on a survey of over 500 global IT...
Posted On 19 Jan 2016
BeyondTrust is assisting pan-European energy trading house RWE Supply & Trading to reduce its security risks and meet both budgetary and regulatory constraints
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Unauthorised download risks mitigated at RWE Supply & Trading thanks to BeyondTrust

BeyondTrust – the global cyber security company dedicated to proactively eliminating data breaches due to insider privilege abuse and external hacking attacks – has revealed the detail of a successful project that’s helping RWE Supply & Trading reduce its...
Posted On 11 Mar 2015