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Thycotic research reveals security pros struggle to quantify what success looks like

The vast majority of IT security professionals work to a set of Key Performance Indicators (KPIs) yet struggle to align these metrics with overall business goals, according to a new study by Thycotic, a provider of privileged access management (PAM) solutions for more than 10,000 organisations worldwide. More than four out of five (84%) respondents have KPIs and […]


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 […]


nCipher Security announces new cloud-based HSM service

nCipher Security, an Entrust Datacard company, has announced nShield as a Service, a cloud-based hardware security module (HSM) service that allows organisations to protect sensitive data and applications and helps meet compliance mandates – simply and efficiently, using on-demand cryptography. “Organisations embracing cloud-first strategies require cloud-first encryption,” said Peter Galvin, Vice President of Strategy, nCipher […]


Phishing expert warns employees should not be able to derail operations

A cybersecurity specialist and penetration tester has cautioned businesses against relying on human instinct to defend against phishing attacks. Speaking at a security event in Manchester, Technical Director of cybersecurity firm Secarma, Holly Williams, said:, “Your users shouldn’t be your business’ first or last line of defence. There should be several lines of defence between […]


New RiskIQ report reveals £2.3m is lost to cybercrime every minute

RiskIQ, a global leader in attack surface management, has released its annual ‘Evil Internet Minute‘ report. The company tapped proprietary global intelligence and third-party research to analyse the volume of malicious activity on the Internet, revealing that cybercriminals cost the global economy £2.3 million every minute last year, a total of £1.2 trillion. The data […]


Hewlett Packard explains how to make storage and all of IT smarter

To gain insights from your data you need to empower it, care for it, protect it and make it accessible. Intelligent storage – the first step to self-managing IT – helps unlock data’s potential. This infographic from Hewlett Packard Enterprise (HPE) explains how. It helps readers understand how intelligent storage from HPE – the first […]


Employees in companies embracing Digital Transformation have increased job satisfaction

New research from ServiceNow a leading enterprise cloud based provider of digital workflows, has revealed that in EMEA companies, embracing workplace automation, report greater job satisfaction (62%), customer satisfaction (71%) boosted productivity (72%) and increased time for creativity (62%). Two thirds say workplace automation improves their organisation’s financial performance and nearly half believe they benefit […]


Research reveals payment-card fraud funds terrorism and other crimes

Researchers at Terbium Labs, a leading Dark Web data intelligence company, has released the findings of new research that examines the deeply intertwined nature of payment fraud and transnational crime. Results from the report titled, “The Next Generation of Criminal Financing: How Payment Fraud Funds Transnational Crime,” illustrate the far-reaching effect of payment fraud – […]


Cybersecurity risk is at critical level, according to SANS survey

People remain the greatest threat to industrial control systems (ICS) and associated networks, according to a new SANS survey focused on better understanding cybersecurity risks to operational technology (OT) systems. More than half of respondents also see the cyber risks to their safe and reliable operations as high or higher than in past years. A […]


64% of businesses have suffered insider breach, BeyondTrust reveals

BeyondTrust, a global leader in privileged access management, has released the 2019 Privileged Access Threat Report. In its fourth edition, the global survey explores the visibility, control and management that IT organisations across the globe – including the United Arab Emirates (UAE) and Saudi Arabia – have over employees, contractors and third-party vendors with privileged […]


Gigamon launches Application Intelligence framework

Gigamon, a leading network visibility provider for the digital enterprise, has introduced Gigamon Application Intelligence, which provides comprehensive visibility into the highly complex applications at the heart of Digital Transformations. As organisations rapidly evolve through their Digital Transformation journey, agile and highly distributed applications challenge IT teams to achieve and maintain the required security, performance […]


UiPath raises US$568 million Series D funding round

UiPath, a leading Robotic Process Automation (RPA) company, is blazing a path to an ‘automation first’ era, closing its Series D investment round raising US$568 million at a post-money valuation of US$7 billion. UiPath is one of the fastest growing and highest-valued AI enterprise software companies in the world and, since closing its Series A […]


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