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BT signs contract to deliver SIEM-focused services for insurance provider icare

BT has signed a contract to deploy a cloud-based Security Incident and Event Management (SIEM) service for icare, a regional provider of insurance and care services to the businesses, people and communities of New South Wales in Australia. By selecting BT, icare will benefit from...
Posted On 10 Sep 2019
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BT enhances cyber capabilities in Europe with all-new Security Operations Centre

BT has announced the opening of a new Cyber Security Operations Centre in Paris, as well as upgraded facilities, new customer solutions and recruitment at its existing Security Operations Centres in Madrid and Frankfurt. These new investments in BT’s cyber security capabilities...
Posted On 23 Jun 2019
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Utilities sector specialists focus on Datalog developments at Cortech Forum

Cortech Developments’ key focus as a business is to assist today’s practising professionals to mitigate risk by dint of employing smarter interoperability. The company’s recent Utilities Forum – for which Risk Xtra served as the Official Media Partner – brought together end...
Posted On 15 Mar 2019
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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
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Smart GDPR Assurance for a Smarter World

Something needs to change when you’re confronted by the present situation whereby devices professing to be ‘Smart’ or part of a ‘Smarter System’ ask for personal data, but are then easily hacked into by criminals such that valuable personal information can be...
Posted On 23 Aug 2018
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“Organisations should adopt Zero Trust model for cyber security” finds Unisys Survey

Research results from the Unisys Corporation find that IT professionals reported three incidents on average where sensitive information had been lost last year, with some respondents reporting 11 losses for the year. Respondents also reported an average of nine incidents per...
Posted On 23 Jul 2018
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“Overwhelming majority” of EMEA companies “still struggling” to secure the cloud

Sumo Logic – the cloud-native machine data analytics platform that delivers continuous intelligence for modern applications – has unveiled the results of an independent study that finds 98% of European companies facing “organisational challenges” when it...
Posted On 06 Jun 2018
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Gartner forecasts worldwide security spending to reach $96 billion mark in 2018

Market analyst Gartner is forecasting worldwide enterprise security spending to total $96.3 billion in 2018, representing an 8% uptick from 2017. Organisations are now spending more on security regimes as a direct result of regulations, a shifting buyer mindset, the growing...
Posted On 02 Jan 2018
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Organisations “leaving themselves vulnerable to data breaches by former employees”

A large proportion of businesses fail to adequately protect their networks from the potential threat posed by ex-employees. IT decision-makers surveyed as part of a study by OneLogin claim that over half (58%) of former employees can still access the corporate network. The study...
Posted On 14 Jul 2017
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Security IT Summit sheds light on current criminality trends in digital landscape

The incessant growth of the Internet in recent years has completely transformed the world in which we live. Rapidly evolving into an interconnected global network of systems and information, the Internet has had an overwhelming impact on business conduct worldwide. With more and...
Posted On 11 Aug 2016