Nears One Year Anniversary, Porter Airlines Fined $150K

Porter Airlines Fined $150K

Canada’s Anti-Spam Legislation (CASL) is about to mark its one year anniversary since going into effect. The law has worked to limit the amount of spam coming into Canada and this week, we see another company being fined for violating the law. Comment from Ken Simpson, CEO of Vancouver based MailChannels on Canada’s Anti-Spam Legislation (CASL) Nears […]

Data Breaches Going Undetected

In response to the recent survey from LogRhythm*, I find it shocking that almost half of organisations that have suffered a data breach took more than four months to detect the issue, and I agree with Ross Brewer that businesses are still not doing enough to protect their networks from today’s threats. The immediate reaction, […]

Out with Big Data, in with Public Cloud at Infosecurity Europe 2015

Out with Big Data, in with Public Cloud

A few weeks ago, I returned to my hometown, London, for Infosec Europe. I’ve attended this show several times in the past, so I knew generally what to expect. There were a few key trends that jumped out at me. Some – like the fervent warnings about increasingly sophisticated IT security threats – I fully […]

UK Companies Commonly Held Hostage by Hackers

Hostage by Hackers

ESET study reveals that 84 percent of companies would be crushed if infected by ransomware and 31 percent would have no choice but to pay the hackers Over a third of UK companies have either personally been held to ransom by hackers or know someone that has had their networks infected by ransomware, a new […]

Most Innovative Product of the Year at Cyber Security Awards

Cyber Security Awards

Host Integrity Technology from Abatis offers new solution to defeat zero-day malware without signature file updates or whitelists UK-based Abatis was presented with the award for the Most Innovative Product of the Year at last night’s Cyber Security Awards event at the Chelsea Harbour Hotel. Its new patented Host Integrity Technology impressed the judges with […]

‘Demo Day’ at Europe’s First Cyber Security Accelerator

cyber security accelerator

Cyber London, Europe’s first dedicated cyber security accelerator programme, today held its first ‘Demo Day’ in Hammersmith, London. Founders of the six participating startups, along with two further companies­in­residence, demonstrated the results of their participation in the three­month programme to a packed audience of investors, businesses, industry experts and government representatives. In addition, it was […]