Tag Archives: data

IP address key in countering brute-force attacks

Verizon’s 2020 Data Breach Investigations Report shows that 80% of the breaches caused by hacking involve brute-force or the use of lost or stolen credentials. The content management systems (CMS) are the usual targets of brute-force attacks, as 39.3% of all the websites presumably run on WordPress, the most popular of these. Cyber criminals …

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Solidatus supports FCA digital Sandbox pilot

Metadata management specialist, Solidatus, is supporting the Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) and the City of London Corporation with the Digital Sandbox Pilot, coinciding with its recent opening to banks and regulators. Solidatus is providing its modelling software for pilot participants to view the structure of synthetic data within the sandbox …

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Pandemic-sparked IT purchases force 47 percent of global enterprises to focus on E-Waste

New research by Blancco Technology Group explores enterprise perspectives on e-waste and highlights both the e-waste and sustainability challenges and opportunities that the COVID-19 pandemic has created. Blancco’s study, The Rising Tide of E-waste, produced in partnership with Coleman Parkes, reveals that nearly half (47 percent) of large global enterprises created …

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Report finds just 31% of organisations use cloud DLP despite data leakage being the top cloud security concern

Bitglass  has released its 2020 Cloud Security Report, which uncovers whether organisations are properly equipped to defend themselves in the cloud. Bitglass partnered with a leading cybersecurity community and surveyed IT and security professionals to understand their top security concerns and identify the actions that enterprises are taking to protect …

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IBM and AMD partner on confidential cloud computing and AI

IBM and AMD have announced a multi-year joint development agreement focusing on security and artificial intelligence (AI). The joint development agreement will build upon open-source software, open standards, and open system architectures to drive Confidential Computing in hybrid cloud environments and support a broad range of accelerators across high-performance computing (HPC), …

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Keeping memories alive

Philip Bridge, President at Ontrack offers some important tips on how to prevent the loss of important data on PCs and laptops Data loss is any process that results in your stored data being deleted, corrupted or made unreadable. It can be caused either intentionally or unintentionally and can occur …

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Partner Content Seagate: Look East

Seagate’s marketing director, Alessandra de Paula focuses on China’s data savvy SMBs and the lessons they can offer in post-pandemic growth The Coronavirus has had a devastating impact on the world economy but are there any positives we can take from this global crisis? The pandemic has affected companies of …

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Healthcare from anywhere

 Pete Watson, CEO, Atlas Cloud discuses how cloud is enabling secure hybrid working for the health sector The world of healthcare services has been a steady beacon of hope and admiration throughout the global pandemic. While many industries have unfortunately slowed down dramatically, professionals working in healthcare and medical centres, …

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Commvault launches Metallic SaaS-based data protection solutions in EMEA 

Commvault’s Metallic Backup-as-a-Service (BaaS) solutions are now available across the EMEA region. Metallic’s enterprise-grade offerings including Metallic Office 365 Backup & Recovery, Metallic Endpoint Backup & Recovery and Metallic Core Backup & Recovery, are now available in the United Kingdom, Belgium, Denmark, Finland, Ireland, Israel, Italy, Luxembourg, the Netherlands and …

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Hackers impersonate Marks and Spencer CEO Steve Rowe in £35 free gift voucher scam

 Cyber criminals have launched a new online scam designed to trick Marks and Spencer (M&S) customers into handing over confidential data by by impersonating the retailer’s CEO Steve Rowe. The fraudulent adverts, uncovered by the Parliament Street think tank’s cyber research team, have been launched via social networking site Facebook from an …

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