Posts Tagged ‘IT security’

Nearly two-thirds of UK organisations complacent about protecting customer data

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A new Kaspersky study has lifted the lid on the scale of cyber-complacency amongst UK businesses. Alarmingly, nearly two-thirds (65%) of IT security decision-makers agree that their organisation is complacent about the protection of its customers’ data. The study revealed that many organisations are failing to take the necessary steps to prevent data breaches, despite…

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Shedding light on the murky world of Shadow IT

Shedding light on the murky world of Shadow IT

Shadow IT has become an increasing problem for IT departments across the world. While most CIOs have an inkling that employees in their enterprise have managed to sneak a few personal applications past the IT department, the problem could be far more prevalent than originally thought. Research conducted by Frost & Sullivan suggests that over 80 per cent of employees use non-approved Software-as-a-Service (SaaS) applications in their jobs.

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Three IT Security Predictions for 2016

An abundance of security breaches came to light throughout 2015; so many that hearing yet another hacking story on the news wasn’t surprising. Now that 2016 has arrived, Paul German, VP EMEA, Certes Networks gives three predictions for what will happen in IT security this year.

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IT Security should be an ongoing process

While many organisations recognise the need to invest in firewalls and intrusion prevention devices to protect their networks, due to cost and pressure on resources the procedures needed to ensure these devices are regularly updated to reflect the changing threat landscape are not always implemented. Ray Bryant, CEO of Idappcom explains why failing to keep network security systems updated can be a serious error for any organisation.

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Brainloop Dox: enterprise file, sync and share solution

Brainloop Dox: enterprise file, sync and share solution

Brainloop Dox: enterprise file, sync and share solution Secure filesharing for companies now offers better performance and is even faster and more flexible German IT security provider Brainloop has announced a new cloud security architecture to be launched in November. The company has placed a strong emphasis on factors like flexibility, performance and security. In…

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TÜV certifies IT security of access control system Siport

TÜV certifies IT security of access control system Siport

TÜV certifies IT security of access control system Siport Siemens has had the IT security of its Siport 3.0 access control and time recording system certified by the German certification authority TÜV Trust IT GmbH. All the system’s relevant software and hardware components passed TÜV’s tests for IT security as well as information and data…

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Attackers are bypassing perimeter detection methods

according to a survey

More organisations are operating under the assumption that their network has already been compromised, or will be, according to a survey conducted by the SANS Institute on the behalf of Guidance Software. Fifty-six percent of those surveyed assume that they have been breached or will be soon compared with 47 percent last year. However, organisations…

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