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Darktrace transforms educational foundation’s cybersecurity posture

Computer-speed attacks like ransomware are launched at educational institutions on a regular basis and the sector is having to find ways to tackle them and fight back at the same speed. Richard Jenkins, Global Head of Security & Risk, International Baccalaureate, tells us how Darktrace Antigena has dramatically improved the institution’s cybersecurity posture and helped […]


Digital census raises concerns around storage of personal data and cyberattacks

With data security top of mind, new research by Exabeam, the security analytics and automation company, has revealed that a significant proportion of people in the UK are concerned about how the government will use and store the data it collects from the 2021 census. Research commissioned by Exabeam, the security analytics and automation company, […]


New research shows shift to remote work has intensified data protection challenges

Barracuda, a global provider of cloud-enabled security solutions, has released key findings from a recent report ‘The state of Office 365 backup’. Commissioned by Barracuda, the research surveyed global IT decision makers to capture their opinions and perspectives about Office 365, data security, backup and recovery, SaaS solutions, and a variety of related topics.  Overall, […]


CXO Research: 58% of data backups are failing, leaving data unprotected

Veeam Data Protection Report 2021 finds that COVID-19 has significantly impacted Digital Transformation (DX) spending, with 40% of global organizations viewing economic uncertainty as the greatest barrier to DX in the next 12 months and one-third having slowed or halted initiatives in the past year. Data protection challenges are undermining organizations’ abilities to execute Digital […]


Huawei reaffirms cybersecurity commitment

On the sidelines of this week’s Milipol Qatar summit, Charles Yang, President, Huawei Middle East reaffirmed the company’s commitment to supporting Digital Transformation across the Middle East by building stronger ICT ecosystems supported by cooperative cybersecurity mitigation programmes. According to Huawei, the ecosystem will ultimately contribute to the realisation of national development visions over the […]


Arcserve unveils unified data protection 8.0

Arcserve Southern Africa has revealed that Arcserve, LLC, a global data and ransomware protection provider, has unveiled Arcserve Unified Data Protection (UDP) 8.0, which is designed to protect organisations’ entire infrastructure, including hyperconverged, from data loss, cybercriminals and persistent threats like ransomware. According to ‘The State of Ransomware in the US: Reports and Statistics 2020’, […]


Without the right security, will the COVID-19 vaccine rollout become a fraudster’s paradise?

Identity and access management is critical in regulating user access and preventing unauthorised parties from accessing private information. Rob Elliss, VP for Data Security solutions for Europe, the Middle East and Africa (EMEA) at Thales, explains why a robust access and identity management strategy to security is essential in the rollout of the COVID-19 vaccines […]


Using automation to overcome the thorny problem of data truth for improved cybersecurity strategies

Automated and data-driven insights can be key to a CISO’s business approach and to forming an effective cybersecurity strategy. Charaka Goonatilake, CTO, Panaseer, explains why data insights set CISOs free to set tailored strategies more closely aligned to the business outcomes dictated by senior management teams. If Tim Berners-Lee had given up when his boss […]


SentinelOne acquires Scalyr to revolutionise XDR and security analytics

SentinelOne, the autonomous cybersecurity platform company, has announced the acquisition of Scalyr, a cloud-native, cloud-scale data analytics platform. With this acquisition, SentinelOne will be able to ingest, correlate, search and action data from any source, delivering the industry’s most advanced integrated XDR platform for real time threat mitigation across the enterprise and cloud. Under the […]


Cisco AppDynamics delivers solution for strengthening security posture

AppDynamics, a part of Cisco and global provider of APM solution and full-stack, business-centric observability platform, has announced Cisco Secure Application, the industry’s first solution to drastically simplify vulnerability management, defend against attacks and protect applications — from the inside-out. Co-innovated with the Cisco Security business, the world’s largest enterprise security company, this new solution […]


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