Security Spotlight

Securing personal data against insiders

Samantha Humphries, security strategist at Exabeam takes a look at the various types of insiders that businesses need to look out for, before detailing how to build the best defence against the threat they pose. When it comes to data protection, threats posed by legitimate users are often far more …

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McAfee’s launches secure cloud native application ecosystem

McAfee’s latest MVISION Cloud Native Application Protection Platform (CNAPP) release combines data protection, threat prevention, governance, and compliance for cloud-native application lifecycles, including container and OS-based workloads. The impact of COVID-19 has execrated enterprise digital transformation with a major shift towards  public cloud usage, either solely or in conjunction with …

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Arrow Electronics signs Vectra to deliver AI-powered network threat detection and response in the U.K. and Ireland

Arrow Electronics has signed a distribution agreement and collaboration in the U.K. and Ireland with Vectra, a network threat detection and response (NDR). Powered by AI, the Cognito platform from Vectra automatically detects and prioritises cyberattacker behaviours in real time while helping threat hunters to perform conclusive incident investigations. The …

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McAfee releases SAAS-based suites for unified web and cloud endpoint cybersecurity

McAfee’s latest all-in-one software-as-a-service (SaaS) solution offerings include three McAfee Device-to-Cloud suites, which all include McAfee MVISION Insights. “Customers are facing a rise in cyber activity that can expose them to damaging threats. At the same time, they’re struggling with control, management and visibility across their organisation as they enable their …

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Bitdefender products now available through Arrow Electronics

Bitdefender products will now be available through Arrow Electronics, following a recent distribution agreement to deliver its security products and threat intelligence products to the channel in UK, Ireland, Nordics and Benelux. Arrow Electronics’ Bitdefender offering will include its recently announced Managed Detection and Response solution for managed IT service …

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NTT Ltd. accelerates secure by design solutions

NTT Ltd.  is expanding its existing security services portfolio and reference architectures with Cisco, to provide enhanced secure networking to organisations around the world. During the global pandemic and now into the expected recovery phase, organisations need to move quickly to ensure their infrastructure, which was designed to support one …

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Refined practices and continued focus will reinforce cybersecurity landscape in 2020, New CompTIA report finds

Organisations are building confidence that their cybersecurity practices are headed in the right direction, aided by advanced technologies, more detailed processes, comprehensive education and specialised skills, new research from CompTIA finds. Eight in 10 organisations surveyed for CompTIA’s State of Cybersecurity 2020 report said their cybersecurity practices are improving. At the same …

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BullGuard Launches 2021 Premium Protection, Internet Security and Antivirus with Dynamic Machine Learning and Multi-Layered Protection

BullGuard’s, new 2021 suite of antimalware solutions featuring Dynamic Machine Learning capabilities and Multi-Layered Protection is now available.  This latest offering provides consumers with more protection for sensitive online transactions by blocking malicious behaviour before it can do damage, even when malware attempts to intentionally take a consumer’s device offline. …

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Nine in ten large firms relying on bad supplier data, according to new HICX survey

According to a new HICX survey, almost 9 out 10 large businesses are relying on bad supplier data,  putting them at major risk of fraud. The data was complied from findings from some of the largest US and European businesses at the height of the Covid-19 crisis, with 89% admitting …

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Netgear launches Nighthawk Pro gaming XR1000 WiFi router

NETGEAR, Inc. has released its new Nighthawk Pro Gaming XR1000 WiFi 6 AX5400 router. This technology blends WiFi 6 hardware with DumaOS 3.0 for improved gameplay. DumaOS 3.0 software ensures stabilisation of ping and reduction of lag spikes with reliable connectivity over both wired and wireless networks. This WiFi 6 …

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