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We need to talk about application security

Threats to the application layer is not a new thing, but it has been becoming more and more prevalent over the past number of years. The rise in attacks stems


Mobile App Security Risky Across Sectors

While mobile app security is an issue across all sectors, 50% of apps that come from media and entertainment businesses are putting users at risk. New research from BitSight found that a

Industry Insights

How security leaders can be empowered to drive results

The overwhelming demands on security leaders today can have a paralyzing effect. Gartner analysts provided guidance to security and risk leaders and practitioners on how to be empowered to adapt

Identity Theft

Does Your Business Really Know How To Handle A Data Breach?

Whilst data breaches can result in substantial fines that can hit company finances hard, they have many, often more immediate, impacts. Businesses that do not respond quickly and decisively at

Industry Insights

Mind The ‘Cyber Risk’ Gap

As the number of digital transactions dramatically increases, so does the risk and likelihood of cyber-attack.  This means that organisations handling large amounts of sensitive data are more likely to


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

Navigating the Five Frequent Hazards of IT Security

Whenever there’s a data breach, it’s easy to get caught up in the root cause analysis – a misconfigured device, an unpatched application, an employee falling for a phishing attack,

IT Compliance

GDPR compliance: Identifying an organization’s unique profile

After a two-year transition period, the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) becomes enforceable beginning 25 May 2018. Presumably, many large companies have been working on a compliance program for months

Industry Insights

Catching the Blind Spots of Vendor Risk Management

In my experience there are a number of common blind spots associated with vendor risk management (VRM), or ‘third party risk management’ as it is sometimes called. In this article

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Cyber security and the growing role of red teaming

Simulating a potential cyber attack allows your business to ensure that the proper safeguards are in place.According to Gartner, global spending on enterprise security will top $96 billion this year,