Charities Are The Weak Link In Data Security

Creating a Culture of Cybersecurity at Work

In light of the government’s Cyber Security in Charities report showing a lack of preparedness among charities in matters of cybersecurity, Matt Walmsley, EMEA Director at Vectra commented below. Matt Walmsley, EMEA Director at Vectra: “The third sector is the weak link in the chain when it comes to data security. With limited resources, charities are considered fair […]

KPMG Report States That Majority Of FTSE 350 Boards Lack Cyber Incident Training

Majority of the borad members (68%) in the FTSE 350 said they have not been trained in responding to a cyber attack, according to the research by accountants KPMG on behalf of the government. Marco Cova, Senior Security Researcher at Lastline commented below. Marco Cova, Senior Security Researcher at Lastline:  “While this is a somewhat worrying revelation, it’s definitely not surprising. Board […]

Check Point’s Threat Index Reveals RoughTed And Fireball Drop-Off In July

RoughTed malvertising campaign has remained the most prevalent malware in July, despite drop in infections; Fireball continued to decline after the arrest of its suspected distributors   Check Point’s latest Global Threat Impact Index shows that the number of organizations impacted by the RoughTed malvertising campaign fell by more than a thirdduring July, from 28% to […]

UK Govt: UK Company Directors Unprepared For Cyber Attacks

The latest government ‘cyber governance health check’ and a survey of the UK’s top 350 companies revealed that more than two-thirds of boards have not received training to deal with a cyber incident. IT security experts commented below. Mike Simmonds, Managing Director at Axial Security Systems: “I am constantly surprised by the lack of preparation we experience […]

IFINSEC Financial Sector IT Security Conference And Exhibition

Date: 14-15 November 2017 Location: Istanbul – Turkey Event Website:  Email:   Reminder: Early bird rate on delegate registration is valid until 08 September 2017 for IFINSEC Financial Sector IT Security Conference and Exhibition ( that will be held on 14-15 November 2017 in Istanbul, Turkey. IFINSEC is a global, niche and dedicated […]

NHS Digital Report Find NHS Use Very Weak Passwords


NHS Digital Report which found that ‘very weak’ passwords and outdated systems are putting NHS hospitals at hacking risk. Ken Spinner, VP of Global Field Engineering at Varonis provides an insight on this report below. Ken Spinner, VP of Global Field Engineering at Varonis:  “It’s more important than ever for organisations to have a clear […]