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Is the C-suite exempt from cyber-crime anxiety?

If recent cyber-attacks are anything to go by, cyber-criminals are capable of causing colossal damage to organisations of all sizes. With vital public services such as the NHS succumbing to

Industry Insights

Pressures impacting security pros are up, threats are turning up the heat

Findings show that a majority of IT and cybersecurity professionals experienced increased pressures in 2017 when compared to the previous year, driven largely by a steep rise in sophisticated malware,

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Why Encryption Is Now a ‘Need to Have,’ Not Just a ‘Nice to Have’

By Linus Chang, CEO and Founder at Scram Software, Cloud-based services are so commonplace today that it’s tempting to simply trust them with your data. After all, everyone else is

Software

Security spring cleaning: Tidying up messy firewall rules to reduce complexity

Most security teams are waging a daily battle against complex IT infrastructures, advanced malware and a severe skills shortage– a trifecta that has forced them to tackle select “priorities,” while letting

Software

Password pattern analysis: Risky, lazy passwords the norm

Dashlane announced the findings of an analysis of over 61 million passwords. The analysis was conducted with research provided by Dr. Gang Wang, an Assistant Professor in the Department of Computer

IT Compliance

It’s time to embrace GDPR

The noise around the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) has been unavoidable, and for good reason. GDPR is coming into effect in a few short days (May 25 to be exact). The large

Hardware/Network

New Dept Of Energy Cybersecurity Strategy (Threat Sharing, Supply-Chain Risk Mgt., R&D, etc.)

The US Department of Energy released its Multi-Year Plan for Energy Sector Cybersecurity to help make US energy systems more resilient and secure. Also, the plan serves as a roadmap for the new Office of

IT Compliance

Compliance is Not Synonymous With Security

While the upcoming GDPR compliance deadline will mark an unprecedented milestone in security, it should also serve as a crucial reminder that compliance does not equal security. Along with the

Software

The Challenge Of Insider Threats

Companies are not identifying Insider Threat blind spots according to the latest findings by Dtex Systems. The new report reveals that 90% of assessments discovered that negligent employees were transferring

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10 Reasons not to Innovate your Cybersecurity

You’ve never been hacked before, and you’re confident you know where you critical or sensitive data is at all times. Why change something that’s working today? No business can ever