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Xperien CEO advises firms to beware of company data on private devices

Few businesses realise that the data residing on personal devices could result in a data breach. They also don’t understand that it’s possible to recover the data from damaged hard drives, broken phones, credit card machines and even memory cards. Xperien CEO Wale Arewa warns that business owners have lost track of all the devices […]

Reclaiming the cloud: How CISOs can ensure security in cloud initiatives

Cloud services now play a central role in the digital operation of modern enterprises. But security teams are often being left out in the cold, increasing the level of risk an organisation is facing. Gidi Cohen, CEO and Founder, Skybox Security, tells us how CISOs can be part of the conversation on securely adopting cloud […]

Popcorn Training MD’s 12 cybersecurity tips for consumers

It’s Cyber Security Awareness Month and this year’s overarching message – Own IT. Secure IT. Protect IT. – will focus on key areas including citizen privacy, consumer devices, and e-commerce security. To help users out this Cyber Security Awareness Month, Anna Collard, Managing Director of Popcorn Training, a KnowBe4 company, compiled a list of things […]

Pulse Secure expert on getting past the tool glut of the modern enterprise

Research has revealed that the average organisation uses multiple tools to handle VPNS, MFA, NAC, NGFW, MDM and more. But do we really need of all them? Scott Gordon, (CISSP) CMO, Pulse Secure, explores how the ‘tool sprawl’ is fast becoming a problem for companies and how in this case, more security tools does not […]

‘Effective enterprise security relies on culture, not just IT’

Hack the human. This is a growing trend understood very clearly by the well-funded and organised cybercrime landscape.  The cyber-syndicate and criminal know that it is far easier to access systems through people than it is to go through the technology. According to security software company Trend Micro, a staggering 91% of successful breaches started […]

Link11 COO on defending against the DDoS deluge from IoT devices

Marc Wilczek, COO of Link11, explores the rise in DDoS exploits that use massive botnets of IoT devices to target businesses and offers advice on how to mitigate the threats.  This year marks a significant anniversary in cybersecurity: it’s 20 years since the first DDoS attack, which took place in July 1999 when a computer of […]

How far can a poor cybersecurity approach determine a company’s reputation?

BitSight, the Standard in Security Ratings, has announced the availability of a new study that evaluates how executives understand and effectively measure their cybersecurity performance and adequately communicate it to the board, senior executives, customers and critical stakeholders. The September 2019 commissioned study conducted by Forrester Consulting on behalf of BitSight titled, Better Security And Business […]

Taking action on cybersecurity: The incident response programme

Organisations across the globe are grappling with an unprecedented number of cyberthreats. It means that, for CISOs, risk management is a key strategic objective. Anna Mazzone, MD and GM of UK and Ireland, MetricStream, discusses why cybersecurity incident response programmes are so crucial in today’s business world. Across all industries, companies of all sizes recognise […]

Fortinet expert on securely accelerating cloud strategies

Alain Penel, Regional Vice President – Middle East, Fortinet, discusses how organisations can leverage the performance and flexibility of the cloud without compromising visibility or security.  Attacking web applications is the most common tactic used in data breaches, accounting for 52% of compromises. This trend has been true for several years in a row. And due to […]

Noble expert on how Deep Learning can prepare security analysts for combat

Iván Blesa, Head of Technology, Noble explores how businesses can use Deep Learning to prepare their security analysts for combat in an evolving threat landscape. Cybersecurity is a booming industry and it’s estimated that between 2017 and 2021 more than US$1 trillion will be spent globally on cybersecurity products and services. However, given that cybercrime […]

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