Topic: Security

Cybersecurity via blockchain: the pros and cons

Cybersecurity via blockchain: the pros and cons
By Guest | 17 November 2017

When cyberattacks can shut down entire networks, it’s important to develop an effective solution to protect data against unauthorised access and tampering. Fortunately, blockchain technology offers an innovative approach to data security that has successfully withstood the fiercest cyberattacks for more than eight years. Anna Bryk, market research specialist at Apriorit, tells us more

Anna Bryk from Apriorit says blockchain is a potentially effective tool in the defence of confidential information 

Five reasons why organisations don’t detect a cyber breach

Five reasons why organisations don’t detect a cyber breach
By Guest | 16 November 2017

Rowland Johnson from Nettitude explains why cyberattacks often come as a shock

Bitdefender, Lookout and Ziften partner with Microsoft on security

Bitdefender, Lookout and Ziften partner with Microsoft on security
By Lindsay James | 09 November 2017

The collaboration will enable the expansion of Windows Defender Advanced Threat Protection

Spending on security technology to exceed US$81 billion by year end

Spending on security technology to exceed US$81 billion by year end
By Lindsay James | 06 November 2017

According to a new IDC forecast, revenues will be nearly US$105 billion by 2020

National Audit Office says NHS could have prevented WannaCry cyberattack

National Audit Office says NHS could have prevented WannaCry cyberattack
By Lindsay James | 27 October 2017

NHS trusts failed to implement Microsoft software updates, despite warnings 

Accenture, Microsoft and Avanade expand alliance

Accenture, Microsoft and Avanade expand alliance
By Elizabeth Robinson | 02 October 2017

New offerings will help clients mitigate and contain cyberattacks

GCI offers Microsoft Enterprise Mobility + Security as managed service

GCI offers Microsoft Enterprise Mobility + Security as managed service
By Lindsay James | 28 September 2017

The service aims to simplify the management of data, devices and identity, ensuring data remains secure 

PowerON joins Microsoft EMS Elite Partner Team

PowerON joins Microsoft EMS Elite Partner Team
By Rebecca Gibson | 25 August 2017

UK-based IT automation specialist joins 70 other partners in the exclusive team

Governments using biometrics and analytics for data security

Governments using biometrics and analytics for data security
By Rebecca Gibson | 18 August 2017

Accenture says 71% of organisations are deploying advanced analytics and predictive modelling 

Global spending on data security to reach US$86.4 billion this year

Global spending on data security to reach US$86.4 billion this year
By Lindsay James | 16 August 2017

Gartner says the business impact of security incidents is one reason for the market growth

Accenture Security report identifies top cybersecurity threats for 2017

Accenture Security report identifies top cybersecurity threats for 2017
By Rebecca Gibson | 26 July 2017

Hackers using destructive ransomware, alternative crypto-currencies and reverse deception tactics

Security is made easy at Portuguese payment provider Unicre

Security is made easy at Portuguese payment provider Unicre
By Lindsay James | 14 July 2017

Unicre is benefitting from enhanced security thanks to Barracuda Networks’ Web Application Firewall

Unicre is benefitting from enhanced security thanks to Barracuda Networks’ Web Application Firewall

IP EXPO Europe to focus on cybersecurity

IP EXPO Europe to focus on cybersecurity
By Rebecca Gibson | 14 July 2017

4-5 October; ExCeL London, UK

Event will cover cloud, cybersecurity, networks and Infrastructure, AI, analytics and IoT

Enterprise mobility and security isn’t optional

Enterprise mobility and security isn’t optional
By Lindsay James | 13 July 2017

As BYOD takes hold, and more companies are collaborating with multiple shareholders, the need for effective enterprise mobility and security becomes essential. GCI’s Mike Constantine tells us more

GCI’s Mike Constantine says that many enterprises are putting themselves at huge risk

Why it is imperative to make collaboration secure

Why it is imperative to make collaboration secure
By Guest | 05 July 2017

Having the ability to share information is crucial to success in today’s business environment, something that is very effectively done via the cloud. While this brings huge benefits, businesses need to be aware of the security implications, warns Chris Hill from Barracuda

Chris Hill from Barracuda says having the ability to share information is crucial, but it needs to be secure

Four arrested as police work with Microsoft to crack down on fraudsters

Four arrested as police work with Microsoft to crack down on fraudsters
By Lindsay James | 29 June 2017

The arrests are the result of two years of investigative work by the City of London Police and Microsoft

How insurance provider Aevitae is protecting its business

How insurance provider Aevitae is protecting its business
By Lindsay James | 26 June 2017

The Dutch insurance provider Aevitae has deployed Barracuda firewalls from Data Unit to gain seamless end-to-end data security for Microsoft Azure

The Dutch insurance provider Aevitae has deployed Barracuda firewalls from Data Unit 

The top technologies for security in 2017

The top technologies for security in 2017
By Lindsay James | 15 June 2017

Gartner has outlined the top security technologies and their implications for enterprises in 2017

How Microsoft and Temenos are delivering a better screening solution

How Microsoft and Temenos are delivering a better screening solution
By Rebecca Lambert | 09 June 2017

We speak with Microsoft and Temenos about how they are taking advantage of the cloud to deliver more effective and cost-efficient screening

Now available through the Microsoft Cloud, Temenos Screen offers businesses a host of extra benefits

Microsoft purchases cybersecurity firm Hexadite for US$100 million

Microsoft purchases cybersecurity firm Hexadite for US$100 million
By Lindsay James | 09 June 2017

The acquisition comes following Microsoft’s bid to invest more than US$1 billion in cybersecurity R&D

The rise of cybercrime: how to avoid tech support scams

The rise of cybercrime: how to avoid tech support scams
By Lindsay James | 19 May 2017

Courtney Gregoire explains how Microsoft's Digital Crimes Unit is combatting tech support fraud

Brad Smith says cyberattack hitting 150 countries is a 'wake-up call'

Brad Smith says cyberattack hitting 150 countries is a 'wake-up call'
By Lindsay James | 15 May 2017

The WannaCrypt ransomware has impacted organisations including the NHS, FedEx and Renault 

Interop ITX to focus on current and future state of IT in the workplace

Interop ITX to focus on current and future state of IT in the workplace
By Rebecca Gibson | 26 April 2017

Cloud, big data and DevOps will also be covered at the event in Las Vegas this May

Security of Things World 2017

Security of Things World 2017
By Rebecca Gibson | 24 April 2017

12-13 June, Titanic Chaussee Hotel Berlin, Germany

Key topics will include security in the cloud, data privacy and much more

Lloyds Banking Group is first in its industry to trial Windows Hello

Lloyds Banking Group is first in its industry to trial Windows Hello
By Lindsay James | 21 April 2017

Customers of Lloyds Bank, Halifax and Bank of Scotland will benefit from new biometric functionality

Microsoft’s president calls for greater security and privacy in the digital world

Microsoft’s president calls for greater security and privacy in the digital world
By Lindsay James | 30 March 2017

Brad Smith says companies like Microsoft are on the front lines to help fight against nation state attacks

Worldwide IT security spending to hit US$90 billion in 2017

Worldwide IT security spending to hit US$90 billion in 2017
By Rebecca Gibson | 22 March 2017

Gartner predicts firms will improve their cyber threat detection and response capabilities

The growing need to secure desktop applications

The growing need to secure desktop applications
By Guest | 22 March 2017

Bogdan Mitrache from Caphyon outlines how containerised applications like App-V and AppX, with built-in support in the latest Windows 10 edition, can provide piece of mind for IT departments

Bogdan Mitrache from Caphyon outlines how containerised applications can provide piece of mind

Netwrix webinar

Netwrix webinar
By Rebecca Lambert | 20 March 2017

Join to hear about the top 10 critical incidents in your Windows-based IT infrastructure

How organisations in Asia Pacific can safeguard against cyberattacks

How organisations in Asia Pacific can safeguard against cyberattacks
By Guest | 20 March 2017

Keshav Dhakad from Microsoft Asia’s Digital Crimes Unit outlines what makes a robust cybersecurity strategy

Keshav Dhakad from Microsoft Asia’s Digital Crimes Unit offers tips for a robust cybersecurity strategy 

Why Interop ITX is going full stack for 2017

Why Interop ITX is going full stack for 2017
By Guest | 07 March 2017

Emily Johnson, digital content editor at InformationWeek, gives an overview of the key IT topics that will be explored at Interop ITX this May

An overview of the key IT topics that will be explored at Interop ITX this May

Companies are missing the human touch in their cybersecurity efforts

Companies are missing the human touch in their cybersecurity efforts
By Lindsay James | 02 March 2017

Willis Towers Watson research shows that people are responsible for two-thirds (66%) of cyber breaches