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Ensuring secure data centre operations and avoiding cyberattacks

Alex Tarter, Chief Cyber Consultant and CTO, Thales, and Matt Walmsley, EMEA Director, Vectra, discuss the different variables that contribute to secure operations in the data centre sector, and how effective detection and response can be the difference between a contained security incident or an organisational damaging breach. The COVID-19 pandemic has reshaped the way […]


Managing competing demands of development velocity and application security

Software tools are constantly offering new ways of working which enable organisations to compete. Patrick Carey, Director of Product Marketing at Synopsys, says that as the shape of software development continues to evolve, so too must the mechanisms to secure it. The first software development team I worked on operated on the follow mantra: Make […]


How security impacts developments in the energy sector

Raj Samani, Chief Scientist and Fellow at McAfee, shares his wealth of knowledge and best practice advice on how organisations can ensure they are protecting their operations and managing risk in the energy supply chain, and how to best detect and avoid breaches. Given its major role in the nation’s infrastructure, what unique challenges does […]


Editor’s question: What are the advantages of using automation technology and how are such capabilities secure?

Intelligent automation will play a critical role in shaping a new, technologically-enabled, post-pandemic future of work, according to new research by Pegasystems, the software company empowering Digital Transformation at some of the world’s leading enterprises. The global study, conducted by research firm, Savanta, surveyed over 3,000 global senior managers and frontline IT staff for their […]


How to fight back against the rise of ransomware

While ransomware attacks are undeniably difficult to avoid, having an effective recovery strategy in place is a step in the right direction. Gijsbert Janssen Van Doorn, Technical Marketing Director at Zerto, tells us that creating a comprehensive cybersecurity and disaster recovery plan is now a ‘must have’ for any organisation focused on minimising the risks […]


Why knowledge is power for CIOs tackling post-COVID IT challenges

Recent events have thrown things up in the air for CIOs, forcing them to reevaluate their operations and take a more mindful business approach. Richard Blanford, Chief Executive, Fordway, discusses where CIOs should invest to ensure profitability and success, while keeping their organisations working effectively in highly challenging circumstances. Six months after implementing home working […]


Why most businesses have their security strategy all wrong when it comes ransomware

Richard Cassidy, Senior Director of Security Strategy, Exabeam, discusses the recent changes in the cyber landscape and the new strains of ransomware, why companies should not fall into the trap of paying ransom demands (and the repercussions if you do) and how to detect and defeat ransomware with threat intelligence. In an ever-evolving cybersecurity landscape, […]


CNet expert discusses Remote Attendance Learning capability

CNet Training’s President and CEO, Andrew Stevens, discusses CNet’s Remote Attendance capability and how the delivery of each CNet Remote Attendance program has been remodelled to further enrich the remote learning experience. How long has CNet Training been offering Remote Attendance? For the last three years, we have been delivering programs via live instructor-led Remote […]


How can a data centre’s design contribute to optimum performance?

There are a number of elements that contribute to a data centre’s design, including location, efficiency, layout, mechanical design, to name a few. All of these factors contribute to its operability and performance capability. Mark Fenton, Product Manager at Future Facilities, defines a data centre’s performance as being a mixture of many things and that […]


How to adapt to phishing trends and keep cybercriminals at bay

Cybercriminals are evolving their attack techniques, using ever-more cynical techniques to separate organisations from their money. Tom Cartlidge, Head of Threat Intelligence, Six Degrees, offers insight on the the latest phishing trends to enable organisations to adapt and take the appropriate measures to mitigate risk in the developing cyberthreat landscape. In hindsight, the early days […]


Five factors that form how security awareness training programmes are developing

As more and more businesses embrace remote working as a result of the Coronavirus pandemic, ensuring that employees do not become easy targets for cybercriminals is paramount. Elena Molchanova, Head of Security Awareness Marketing, Kaspersky, considers five factors that are forming the way security awareness training is developing and evolving to help employees and businesses stay protected.  Among […]


Securing connections in the cloud and across IoT devices

As today’s highly competitive and hyper-connected digital marketplace is driving new trends in networking and security, including the rapid adoption of cloud services and IoT devices, Jonathan Nguyen-Duy, Vice President, Global Field CISO Team, Fortinet explains the importance of securing IoT and cloud connections. The hyper-connected, global marketplace of the 21st century has shifted the landscape […]


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