Mastercard’s Selfie Payment Verification Could Drive New customer Acquisition

Mastercard's selfie payment

Will Mastercard’s selfie verification idea revolutionize how consumers secure their online transaction processes? What began as an idea by one credit card company could mark as the next big solution to online payment security. New data from Acquity Group and Walker Sands shows the value consumers place on payment security, supporting the potential for Mastercard’s selfie verification idea in reaching mainstream adoption: […]

Comment on 2nd OPM Revealing 21 Million Social Security No.s

OPM revealing 21 million Social Security no.s

At least 21 million Social Security number have been exposed in the second hack of the federal government. The first hack happened last month and exposed a separate 4.3 million Social Security numbers. The hackers also had access to 1.1 million sets of fingerprints as well as other sensitive information such as addresses, drug and […]

Sales and Customer Service Teams are More Exposed to Online Attack than the CTO in UK Companies yet Less than Half Receive Security Training


Risk of successful attacks on untrained staff could soar as suspect URL’s see 87% growth Recent research has shown that companies are underestimating the risk of failing to provide security training to non-technical staff. In its latest report, Intel Security warns that IT security training for non-technical staff cannot be overlooked. The study, which surveyed […]

How Can Brands Rise to the Challenge of Information Governance?

Information Governance

The data managed by organisations is set to increase by 76 per cent over the next 12 to 18 months[i]. This, coupled with emerging types of data, means Information Governance strategies are becoming a significant challenge for businesses. The adoption of social and collaborative platforms means businesses must incorporate social media posts, texts, instant messages […]

The New Tool for the Informed, Agile Enterprise

Agile Enterprise

Bringing much needed transparency to global Enterprise Services purchasing The end of July sees the launch of a unique business intelligence product developed by blur Group that enables organisations to gain invaluable insight into global business services trends and market information. blur Data is an online dashboard providing businesses with a first-of-its-kind industry overview of […]

Launches new Tier in Channel Partner Program for National System Integrators and Consulting Partners to Speed Deployment of Cloud-Based Applications

new tier in channel partner program for national system

Systems integrators can now use Centrify’s identity management platform to securely provision and deploy Office 365 and other SaaS applications Centrify Corporation, the leader in securing identities from cyberthreats, has announced a new category in its channel partner program specifically designed for system integrators and consulting partners. As part of the new category, Centrify is actively recruiting national […]

Comment from Leading Expert on OpenSSL Flaw

OpenSSL Flaw

Following this week’s story on the OpenSSL security flaw – rated with high severity and which affects any application that verifies certificates. Paco could shed light on how organisations can best prepare and protect themselves for these types of software security incidents. For example, Paco can explain how simulating these types of attacks in advance […]