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UK office workers wasting 1.8 billion hours a year due to mediocre technology

UK office workers waste 1.8 billion working hours every year because the technology they’re given isn’t good enough, research from Insight has revealed. The survey of 2,000 UK office workers also showed that more than a third (34%) of employees said that not being equipped with the right technology makes remote and flexible working difficult […]


Synopsys study highlights impact of DevOps on software security

Synopsys has released BSIMM10, the latest version of the Building Security In Maturity Model (BSIMM), designed to help organisations plan, execute, mature and measure their software security initiatives (SSIs). Synopsys has used the BSIMM nearly 450 times across 185 firms over the past decade and this 10th iteration reflects software security activities observed across 122 firms. […]


Mimecast report finds increase in Business Email Compromise (BEC) attacks

Mimecast, a leading email and data security company, has announced the availability of its latest Email Security Risk Assessment (ESRA). The quarterly assessment is an aggregated report of tests that measure the efficacy of widely used email security systems. This quarter’s ESRA report found a significant increase in Business Email Compromise (BEC) attacks, emails containing […]


Survey reveals UK public is more trusting of government’s ability to protect their data than the US, France or Germany

Venafi, the inventor and a leading provider of machine identity protection, has announced the results of a consumer survey on government-mandated encryption backdoors and data protection. The survey evaluated the opinions of over 4,120 consumers in the US, UK, France and Germany. According to the survey, consumers do not trust major cybersecurity talking points pushed […]


McAfee report shows cloud-native breaches differ from malware attacks of the past

McAfee, the device-to-cloud cybersecurity company, has released Cloud-Native: The Infrastructure-as-a-Service Adoption and Risk Report, covering new research on Infrastructure-as-a-Service (IaaS) incidents in the cloud. According to industry analysts, IaaS is now the fastest growing area of the cloud due to the speed, cost and reliability with which organisations can create and deploy applications. The results of […]


Verizon report urges businesses to ‘be prepared, proactive and practice’

Businesses are more aware than ever of how cybercrime could impact their reputation and their bottom line. Annual reports such as the Verizon Data Breach Investigations Report and the Verizon Insider Threat Report continue to flag those cyberthreats and trends that should be on every organisation’s radar. However, while knowledge is essential in understanding the […]


European enterprises say cloud is critical to innovation, yet millions are being spent on unused cloud services

European enterprises are spending £29.48 million on cloud services and 42% say the cloud has been critical to digital innovation initiatives in the last two years, according to the 2019 European Insight Intelligent Technology Index (ITI). However, the survey of 1,000 enterprises across Europe showed that 30% (£8.8 million) of this cloud spend is on […]


OpenText expert on revolutionising fraud investigation with AI

Law enforcement agencies are increasingly turning to innovative technologies in the fight against fraud. Simon Price, VP Sales, OpenText Legal Tech, tells us how the UK’s Serious Fraud Office is utilising OpenText solutions to investigate and prosecute cases efficiently in an age of data explosion. The latest figures from UK Finance revealed that the Dedicated Card and […]


Three in four CIOs say enterprise cloud complexity makes IT performance challenging

Software intelligence company, Dynatrace, has announced the findings of an independent global survey of 800 CIOs, which reveals that Digital Transformation, migration to the enterprise cloud and increasing customer demands are creating a surge in IT complexity and the associated costs of managing it. Technical leaders around the world are concerned about the effect this […]


Digital Transformation projects continue to be at risk, Couchbase research finds

Despite rising optimism in Digital Transformation, the vast majority of organisations are still suffering failure, delays or scaled back expectations from Digital Transformation projects, research from Couchbase has found. In the survey of 450 heads of Digital Transformation in enterprises across the UK, US, France and Germany, 73% of organisations have made ‘significant’ or better […]


EMEA identified as global hotspot for brute force access attacks

EMEA is a global hotspot for brute force access attacks, according to research from F5 Labs. The analysis forms part of the Application Protection Report 2019, which explores the fact that most applications are attacked at the access tier, circumventing legitimate processes of authentication and authorisation. Brute force attacks are typically defined as either 10 […]


Business success linked to digital employee experience, according to VMware study

VMware, a leading innovator in enterprise software, has released its annual report into the state of digital workspace technologies and its impact on businesses. The study reveals that high growth companies that invest more in the digital employee experience are more likely to achieve business growth, have a progressive culture, retain talent and be rated […]


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