New Research Shows Cloud And Iot Adoption Requires Organisations To Future-Proof PKI Implementations

Thales and Ponemon Institute research confirms organisations’ biggest PKI challenge is inability of existing infrastructure to support new applications Thales, leader in critical information systems, cyber security and data protection, announces the results of its 2016 PKI Global Trends Study. The report, based on independent research by the Ponemon Institute and sponsored by Thales, reveals […]

UK Bans Apple Watches In Cabinet Meetings

Following the news that Apple watches have been banned from UK government cabinet meeting amid concerns that they could be used as listening tools by Russian spies, Jonathan Sander, VP of Product Strategy at Lieberman Software commented below. Jonathan Sander, VP of Product Strategy at Lieberman Software: “Security is a battle of inches, and even […]

Many UK Police Websites Insecure

New research from the UK’s Centre for Public Safety has been released, which looks at the secure connections to and from UK Police websites. Headline stats, from 71 websites, include: 24% of the sites lacked any automatic secure connection Of these, 70% invited users to submit personal data via the unsecured connection 10% had a significant […]

No. Of Europeans Using Mobile Payments Triples

Following the news about the new research from Visa has revealed that the number of consumers regularly using a mobile device – whether a Smartphone, tablet or wearable – to make payments has tripled in the past year. Mark James, Security Specialist at ESET commented below. Mark James, Security Specialist at ESET: “Mobile usage in […]

Yahoo Creepy Billboard Advertising Spies On You

Yahoo has filed a patent for a type of smart billboard that would collect people’s information and use it to deliver targeted ad content in real-time.  Using a combination of sensors, including microphones and cameras located either on the billboard or on drones nearby, it would watch and listen to people near the billboard to get a sense of […]

Why All Companies Need A Business Continuity Manager

Companies have never faced such a complex blend of challenges as they do now, from evermore involved regulatory hurdles, global weather incidents, cybersecurity scares and even Brexit. Given this huge range of threats to monitor, it’s no surprise that the role of the business continuity manager has come of age to cope with the onslaught, […]

SWIFT Banking System Hacked Again

Following the news about a second group of hackers – Odinaff – has broken into the SWIFT system, the fulcrum of the global financial payments system. Odinaff were found to be using the same approach as those who stole $81m from the Bangladesh central bank earlier this year. Brian Spector, CEO of MIRACL commented below. Brian Spector, […]

Second Group Hacks SWIFT Banking System

It’s been discovered that a second group of hackers – Odinaff – has broken into the SWIFT system, the lynchpin of the global financial system. Odinaff were found to be using the same approach as the those who stole $81m from the Bangladesh bank earlier this year. Kevin Bocek, Chief Cybersecurity Strategist at Venafi commented below.  Kevin Bocek, […]

Why Security Automation Is The Solution For Overworked Cyber-Security Staff

Security Operations Centres (SOCs) continue to be under significant pressure to respond, manage and assure security. Ponemon Institute finds it takes enterprises an average of 206 days to spot a breach and 69 days to contain it. The speed with which an organisation can identify and contain data breach incidents strongly corresponds with financial consequences, […]