Security a Necessity for Digital Enterprise Transformation

Security a Necessity for Digital Enterprise Transformation

Ping Identity UK research reveals how IT decision makers face significant barriers to rolling out digital transformation projects, and getting rid of passwords for good Identity security company, Ping Identity UK,  commissioned third party research with survey consultancy, Censuswide, surveying IT decision makers across UK, France and Germany to ascertain their attitudes to the ‘barriers […]

Are Businesses Feeling the Force of the Forth Road Bridge closure?

Are Businesses Feeling the Force of the Forth Road Bridge closure?

British weather has always been unpredictable during winter, but no one foresaw the additional burden on Scottish commuters and businesses affected by the recent Forth Road Bridge closure. For the 100,000+ daily commuters who travel into Edinburgh for work, their 30-minute trip over the bridge into the Scottish capital now takes even longer than usual, […]

Pony Up! Eight Months of Evolution

Pony Up! Eight Months of Evolution

Cyber criminals frequently move their infrastructure. Domains stay online for a few days or hours, which makes it challenging for defenders to leverage security tools that rely on blacklists and other known-bad indicators. Damballa’s Threat Discovery Center has been monitoring Pony for eight months, and has captured all instances. We’re releasing statistics that show the evolution, strategy […]

The Do’s and Don’ts of Drone Usage in the UK

Drone Usage in the UK

“Drone usage has boomed in the past few years and the number of people applying for licenses and registering drones has increased. This is mostly down to the versatility of drones and the wide range of uses they have. Drones can be used to give fantastic aerial shots when shooting films and taking pictures but […]

How to Calculate ROI and Justify your Cybersecurity Budget

If you speak with management about money – speak their language and you will definitely get what you need. Almost eight years ago, Bruce Schneier wrote a great article about the problems of ROI calculation for cybersecurity spending within organizations. Since then, both annual spending on cybersecurity and the cost of global cybercrime have significantly increased. Despite […]

Shadow IT – Innovation versus Risk

Shadow IT – as the name implies – is the installation and use of applications by employees that operate in an organisation’s area of shadows, without the knowledge or approval of IT. These applications have not been vetted, authorised, controlled or supported by the IT team and therefore are often not in line with the […]

Consumers Undermine their Online Security by Sharing Passwords

Online Security by Sharing Passwords

Nearly half (44 per cent) of Internet users admit to having shared their passwords with somebody or leaving them visible for people to see, according to the findings of Kaspersky Lab’s recent consumer surveys*. This demonstrates a lack of cyber-savviness, making it easier for cybercriminals to unlock and gain access into the online lives of […]

Lack of Talent, Skills & Recruiting Top Challenges Facing Cyber Security Profession

Lack of Talent

Over two-thirds of senior technology professionals recognize global shortage of skilled cyber security workers Cybrary, the world’s first and only no-cost cyber security massive open online course (MOOC) provider, announced the results of its Cyber Security Job Trends Survey for 2016. Of the 435 senior-level technology professionals who completed the survey, 68 percent affirmed that […]

How Businesses can Build Confidence in Cloud Security

How Businesses can Build Confidence in Cloud Security

It may come as a surprise, but the cloud is still considered a new technology for many organizations. In fact, only 14 percent of IT budgets will be spent on the cloud in 2016. As with introducing anything different to an organization, there are concerns and hesitations that come along with it – especially when […]

Wi-Fi in Hotels

Wi-Fi in Hotels

Having a fast internet connection in your hotel room is as likely to lead to a five star TripAdvisor review as to the quality of the sausages served from breakfast. In fact, a survey from UK four-star hotel chain Amba Hotels found that 67 per cent of guests thought free Wi-Fi was the most important […]