How SMB’s Must Prioritise Data Protection Before It’s Too Late

Low Latency Data Protection

Businesses, and particularly SMB’s, do not have it easy at the moment. Assailed by the distancing shadow of the recession on the one hand, and the gathering dark clouds of Brexit on the other, organisations must steer a careful course to keep afloat. While political uncertainty may have many business leaders attention, action must also […]

Can Businesses Prepare For Chaos In The Digital Age?

 Point sadly proven – WannaCry ransomware (and the rest) shows why enterprises need to plan for chaos While the WannaCry ransomware infections now seem to be declining from their peak last month, the chaos following the global attack is far from over. The malware that swept around the world infected more than 300,000 computers in […]

Ransomware On The Rise: How To Prevent An Attack

New Ransomware Targeting Sites

If the last few months have taught us anything, it’s that enterprises clearly need to take a long hard look at the cyber security they have in place.  One thing is clear – cyber threats now present a bigger risk to organisations than ever before.  Considering the huge growth in the number of new ransomware […]

Swedish Data Breach

Sweden is facing a considerable clean-up after a national data breach this week. Adequate safeguards were not adopted and as a result the subsequent scandal could throw the government into turmoil. Iain Chidgey, VP and General Manager International at Delphix commented below on the gravity of this data breach and the importance of compliance as we move […]

How Service Providers Win: Strength Through Security

Picture this: your services get taken out by a massive distributed denial of service (DDoS) attack. In the always on, on-demand world, customers won’t tolerate any downtime, even just a few seconds. It may as well be an engraved invitation for your customers to flee to your competitors. Along with the loss of customer satisfaction […]

Crooks Reused Passwords On The Dark Web, So Dutch Police Hijacked Their Accounts

It was reported this morning that crooks on the Dark Web became victims of hacking themselves, after Dutch Police hijacked their accounts upon discovering they had reused old passwords. This comes soon after the Alphabay/ Hansa take down operation last week. Andrew Clarke, EMEA Director at One Identity: “The dutch police crime-fighting techniques high-lighted in […]

Virgin America Hack

It has been revealed this morning that Virgin America suffered a data breach in March of this year, affecting an estimated 3,120 employees and contractors. Virgin America has confirmed in a letter sent to employees that its network was compromised by hackers, with data belonging to thousands of workers compromised and possibly stolen by the attackers. IT security experts […]

10 Easy Ways to Protect Your Identity Online

Stina Ehrensvärd, CEO of Yubico, explains how consumers can protect themselves from online identity theft Activists, tech entrepreneurs and thought leaders share a vision of a freer and safer world, including the Internet. To ensure we can enjoy freedom online, we need to protect ourselves against potential scams such as identify theft which could have […]

GDPR Compliance: Six Steps To Make It Happen

The deadline for GDPR compliance is now less than a year away. The regulation has become a major business concern for many companies, with good reason – one of the most publicised parts of the legislation is the threat of non-compliance fines up to 4 per cent of global revenues. That’s without mentioning the inestimable reputational […]

Hackers Are Winning The Cyber War

Most companies worldwide are failing to measure cyber security effectiveness and performance, according to the latest cyber security report from Thycotic. According to the findings, more than half of the 400 respondents in the survey, 58%, scored an “F” or “D” grade when evaluating their efforts to measure their cyber security investments and performance against best […]