Tag Archives: Cybersecurity

Cybersecurity Is Not A One-Stop-Shop 

Since the start of the pandemic, the way business is conducted has changed permanently, with many workforces continuing to work remotely as restrictions have eased. As companies relax and rules have eased, life is expected to return to a form of ‘new normal.’ But, the issues around cybersecurity are here …

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everis, UCL and PETRAS partner on new digital currencies research project

everis, a consultancy that is part of the NTT DATA Group, will work alongside the British Standards Institution (BSI), Bank of England, University College London (UCL), and the University of Edinburgh on Project FIRE (Future Infrastructure for Retail Remittances). Proposed by UCL and funded by The PETRAS National Centre of Excellence …

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Cyber liability insurance creates cybersecurity mirage for SMBs 

Small and midsize businesses (SMBs) are estimated to have spent $57 billion on cybersecurity in 2020 alone, a figure that is expected to hit $90 billion in 2025. But, a staggering one in three companies in this range are using subpar cybersecurity tools or none at all. Furthermore, the same research by the …

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Bitglass study reveals security concerns across Bring Your Own Device (BYOD) culture

Bitglass, has revealed several findings from its 2021 BYOD Security Report that show the rapid adoption of unmanaged personal devices connecting to work-related resources (aka BYOD) and why organisations are ill-equipped to deal with growing security threats such as malware and data theft. The study, a joint venture with Cybersecurity Insiders, surveyed hundreds of cybersecurity professionals across industries to …

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CDON chooses LogRhythm’s SIEM Platform

LogRhythm has been selected by CDON  to deploy its NextGen Security Information and Event Management (SIEM) Platform. The Sweden-based eCommerce marketplace chose the NextGen SIEM Platform to enable it to identify risk, proactively stop cyberattacks, and increase its overall cyber resiliency. The result is a stable and reliable online marketplace …

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Digital Trust Index

PCR catches up with Ben King, CSO EMEA at Okta to find out more about its Digital Trust Index. Okta, an identity and access management company recently published the Digital Trust Index. The survey captured the sentiments of more than 13,000 office workers, including over 2,000 in the UK, to …

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Vodafone and Accenture make enterprise-grade cybersecurity services available to UK SMEs

Vodafone UK and Accenture have launched  a new portfolio of enterprise-grade cybersecurity services. The new Vodafone Managed Security Services offering with Accenture offers: Cyber Exposure Diagnostic (CED) – Helping businesses understand how well they’d fare against a cyber threat and identify where breaches are most likely to happen Penetration Testing/Vulnerability Assessment – …

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Kaspersky experts’ guide to staying safe from doxing

Kaspersky research shows that looking after private data has finally become a mainstream concern, with 50% of consumers claiming they would no longer use an online service provider following a data breach, and 57% expressing worry about their security and privacy being affected by ‘smart’ and internet connected devices. This concern is …

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Bloomberg report finds cybersecurity spending is heading for $200 billion a year due to cloud switch

Spending on cybersecurity is set to exceed $200 billion a year by 2024 as the market switches to cloud-based security with the network and endpoint security sectors likely to see the fastest growth, a new report from Bloomberg Intelligence (BI) says. Increased remote working is partly responsible for the expansion …

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Performanta acquisition bolsters Microsoft IAM and security capabilities

Performanta has acquired Identity Experts, a Microsoft Gold Security Partner and Identity & Access Management (IAM) specialist consultancy based in the UK. The move follows a significant investment round from Beech Tree Private Equity and will allow Performanta to extend important security capabilities further across the Microsoft portfolio. “This past …

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