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Financial services sector risks data security breaches with insecure instant messaging

As more people in the financial services sector work from home or remotely, the use of free instant messaging apps (such as WhatsApp) is rising to enable remote employees to communicate with their colleagues around the world. However, data from a recent survey commissioned by...
Posted On 13 Mar 2019
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Global Threat Landscape Report reveals “major cyber security inertia infecting organisations worldwide”

According to CyberArk’s Global Advanced Threat Landscape Report 2018, nearly half (46%) of those IT security professionals questioned stated that they rarely change their security strategy substantially even after the business has experienced a cyber attack. This level of...
Posted On 06 Mar 2018
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Veritas Technologies Study: “Only 9% of GDPR-ready UK organisations are compliant”

A study conducted by multi-cloud data management specialist Veritas Technologies has found that organisations across the globe mistakenly believe they’re in compliance with the upcoming General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR). According to findings from The Veritas 2017...
Posted On 25 Jul 2017
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Survey shows almost two-thirds of companies in UK suffered from data breach in past 24 months

Given that information is the very foundation of every modern company, so it follows that any loss of business data can be a real disaster. In the latest data security research commissioned by GFI Software and Infinigate UK, almost two-thirds of surveyed companies (58% of them,...
Posted On 19 Jul 2016
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BT and KPMG Report: Industrialisation of cyber crime “disrupting digital enterprises”

Only one fifth of IT decision-makers in large multinational corporations are confident that their organisation is fully prepared against the threat posed by today’s cyber criminals. According to new research conducted by BT and KPMG, the majority of companies feel...
Posted On 05 Jul 2016
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“Insurance against cyber attacks now vital” claim business leaders in NTT Com Security survey

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 Apr 2016
Downtime is not an option for today's businesses so they must ensure that disaster recovery plans in place
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Disaster Recovery: Tackling ‘The Elephant in the Room’

Over the years, we’ve all become used to seeing disasters, whether natural or man-made, represented in terms of their cost, writes Ian Wells. For instance, Hurricane Sandy’s cost has been estimated at $68 billion USD, while the World Bank put the cost of the 2011 Tohuku...
Posted On 06 Jan 2015