With many high profile hacks occurring this year resulting in the loss of personal data, security has been arguably one of the biggest issues for businesses in 2016. Here are some predictions from Stuart Reed, senior director of global product marketing, NTT Security about what 2017 holds for security, including IoT and cyber security.
GDPR, the New EU General Data Protection Regulation is coming into force in May 2018 and as cyber-attacks continue to hit organisations and the headlines it’s important that businesses minimize the risks of a breach.
On 5 October 2016, Talk Talk was issued with a £400,000 fine – the highest fine yet from the Information Commissioner’s Office (ICO) – for breach of its security obligations under the Data Protection Act 1998 (DPA).
What do supermarkets, video games and search engines have in common? They all belong to sectors that have seen major hacks over the last few years. The cyberattacks on Tesco Banking, Sony and Yahoo, are just some of the most public examples in demonstrating that the ‘hacker industry’ is continuing to gather strength, attacking vulnerabilities […]
Dave Waterson, of SentryBay, Cyber Security winner at the Great British Technology Awards has come up with a cunning way to fight the war against viruses and malware.
In the modern world, the traditional office building is becoming a thing of the past and most enterprises are starting to embrace mobility. Indeed, concepts like telecommuting are now commonplace, because they remove recruitment restrictions such as location, while also offering various other benefits.
Unlike the home, business premises often remain unoccupied for long periods of time leaving them exposed to the threat of intruders who could steal or damage thousands of pounds worth of property, severely jeopardising the whole business. Consequently having a robust solution in place that keeps your stock, property and staff, safe and secure is […]
Every day, and usually without organisations realising it, their networks are being breached. With confidential information exposed to the wrong eyes, secrets can become commodities capable of ruining well held reputations. We live in a world where network incidents are so common that no one can deny their existence. As attacks proliferate, problems mount. With […]
Targeted cyberattacks in the financial industry show no signs of waning. The financial sector is a ‘perfect target’ for cybercrime and it’s been estimated that financial services encounter security incidents 300% more frequently than other industries.
It is an undeniable fact that in today’s digital world, we are all pretty much reliant on information technology and the Internet to run our businesses. It is also a fact that it is not ‘if’ – but ‘when’ will our IT Infrastructure and Business Applications be under attack?
With Infosecurity 2016, arguably the biggest security show in Europe, just around the corner I’ve been thinking about all the new technologies, innovations, standards and trends that will be displayed and discussed over this coming week. This also got me thinking about some research that we recently commissioned and how, even in today’s super-technical and […]
This week Hollywood A-listers including Tom Hardy and Leonardo Di Caprio were amongst those celebrating the launch of the new Solarin phone. Solarin is a smartphone which offers customers “military-grade security and privacy”. But this security comes at a price – £11,500 to be exact. This phone is clearly targeted towards celebrities and the mega wealthy, who […]