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Data protection laws still apply during the shift to remote working, warns Brigantia

Brigantia’s Product Marketing Manager Rob Hall discusses why GDPR is important amid the current COVID-19 crisis. The ICO has recently released some guidance about how organisations should continue to abide by the Data Protection Act 2018 (DPA 2018) commonly referred to simply as GDPR (as it is the UK’s enactment …

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How CIOs can ensure their IT infrastructure copes with the surge in home workers

Paul Beaumont, General Manager of Central Networks and Technologies, an IT services and support business, shares his advice for CIOs who are trying to cope with a sudden surge in remote workers. Coronavirus has changed the world and following the announcement of a nationwide and to some extent, an international lockdown, …

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Backup is the forgotten piece in the cybersecurity puzzle

To tie in with World Backup Day 2020, Alex Quilter, VP Product Management at SolarWinds MSP, looks at how enterprises need to be looking at backup as part of the overall cybersecurity picture. Backup is a vital part of any cybersecurity defence plan, yet it’s a part that is often …

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Investment in skills development is the new differentiator for business

Sean Farrington Pluralsight and Christian Benson Fujitsu UK

Sean Farrington, SVP EMEA at Pluralsight and Christian Benson, VP and Client Managing Director at Fujitsu UK, discuss why companies must take skill development seriously. The rate of technological advancement is exponential, speeding up as time goes by. According to Moore’s Law, this is evident from the fact that the …

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Brigantia’s Iain Shaw on how businesses can avoid being a soft target during the COVID-19 crisis

Following on from BullGuard CEO Paul Lipman’s article earlier this week in which he highlighted how important cybersecurity is during the COVID-19 crisis, here, Brigantia Partners Commercial Director Iain Shaw​ outlines what your organisation do to avoid being a soft target. I have just read Paul Lipman’s PCR article about …

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BullGuard’s Paul Lipman: “Security is imperative as Coronavirus-themed malware rises”

Paul Lipman, CEO at cybersecurity company BullGuard, looks at the current rise in Coronavirus-theme malware and why businesses of all sizes need to ensure their staff’s devices are safe when working remotely. In this time of uncertainty change is rapid. Small and medium-sized businesses up and down the country are …

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How SD-WAN is transforming retail

Michael Cabra, Senior Product Manager at Cybera, looks at why retailers of all sizes should be investing in technologies such as SD-WAN. When it comes to shopping in-store, today’s consumers expect a truly connected experience that lets them switch between physical and digital channels – without missing a beat. Little …

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Organisations still haven’t got the patch management memo

Tim Brown, VP of Security at SolarWinds MSP, looks at how a renewed focus on security basics is necessary to keep businesses safe from attack. New cybersecurity defence systems promise to keep us safe from increasingly sophisticated hacking techniques. AI and machine learning solutions are touted as the future, reacting …

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How can we can elevate Women in STEM?

Having undergone the struggles of growing up in war-torn Afghanistan, Okta developer Sara Daqiq, argues that more female representation is key towards the progression of the industry… Stats today show that only 15 per cent of Engineering graduates are female. STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Maths) has, in the past, been male dominant, which in …

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Can the anonymous boardroom help women into leadership?

Karla Brooklyn, Global VP of Enterprise at SiteMinder, looks at how different the business world might be if we took our names of the CVs during the recruitment process. Women are more visible in the workplace now than ever and taking advantage of the many career opportunities available. Traditional barriers …

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