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Data adequacy, divergence and the drive towards alignment with EU GDPR

The management of free flow data has become something of a hot topic of late as we begin to see the impact of Brexit both in the UK and the EU. A data adequacy agreement has recently been reached to ensure the continued free flow of data between the UK and the EU. Jack Bedell-Pearce, […]


Security planning on a budget for CISOs

CISOs are under more pressure than ever to ensure their organisations thrive in order to survive, and investing in the right technology has a key part to play. David Higgins, EMEA Technical Director, CyberArk, offers his best practice advice and says that a massive budget increase isn’t required, but a change of approach. CISOs, security […]


How to identify and tackle your public cloud overspend

Having an efficient cloud storage strategy is key to managing and reducing costs. Steve Wiggs, Data Centre Practice Lead, MTI Technologies, discusses the ways organisations can best utilise cloud technology with a consistent and optimised strategy to reduce costs and avoid overspending. According to Statista, as of 2020, around 50% of all corporate data is […]


Overcoming common email security misconceptions

As workforces adapt to the new work from home model, it has never been more important for organisations to invest in their email security. Brian Pinnock, Cybersecurity Expert, Mimecast, discusses the stark findings behind the company’s research that reveal just how important it is to ensure email security is up to scratch. The past 18 […]


The ‘cumulative effect’ of ransomware and the lessons for UK national infrastructure

Ransomware has quickly become one of the biggest threats to organisations, and business leaders must get a hold on their infrastructure and ensure they operate with the most stringent security procedures in place. Adam Enterkin, SVP, EMEA, BlackBerry, tells us what the UK should be learning from the recent Colonial Pipeline hack and how we […]


Veritas expert on building a unified multi-cloud strategy with resilience at the core

Multi-cloud adoption has accelerated this year as organisations have digitalised in light of the pandemic. And while there are numerous benefits of Digital Transformation, this new environment has created challenges for enterprises – especially when it comes to managing data and complex infrastructures. Ian Wood, Senior Director Technical Sales and Services UK/I at Veritas Technologies […]


Securing the Internet of Things in the 5G era

Simon Bryden, Manager Consulting Systems Engineering at Fortinet, discusses why an integrated and holistic security architecture is necessary to offer the visibility required to see and identify IoT devices, as well as offering prevention and detection components needed to mitigate the effects of an attack. Internet of Things (IoT) devices are everywhere. From consumer devices […]


Ensuring a resilient, secure and sustainable hybrid IT environment

The hybrid IT environment is a heavily talked about subject as businesses adapt to this modern way of working. Kevin Brown, SVP, EcoStruxure Solutions, Secure Power Division, Schneider Electric, discusses how it helps its customers to successfully build a scalable resiliency strategy and get ahead of potential sustainability challenges. What are some of the challenges […]


Protecting from the cyber kill chain evolution

As cybercriminals ramp up their approach, organisations must implement an effective incident response plan to identify, analyse and mitigate attacks. Chris Vaughan, AVP – Technical Account Management, EMEA Tanium, discusses going back to basics and putting an efficient plan in place. Since the beginning of 2020, there has been an acceleration in cybercrime as criminals […]


Considering cloud migration: Strategy is king

Migrating to the cloud is now an unavoidable reality for businesses striving to put flexibility in the hands of their employees and conform to the modern way of working. Adrian Rowley, Senior Director EMEA, Gigamon, discusses the foundations that should be implemented to build a successful cloud migration strategy. As businesses evolve to a more […]


Customer experience: A critical differentiator for financial organisations

Ensuring effective and enjoyable customer experiences is now a business imperative for financial organisations and those that apply relevant strategies will be setting themselves up to be competitive in the future business landscape. Frederick Tsai, VP, Customer Success, Liferay, highlights how customer behavior in the financial services industry is changing as advances in technology, and […]


Levelling out the connectivity playing field in the UK

There are many societal benefits of connection, both economically and socially, and connectivity might just be the key to building a nationwide fightback after the pandemic set-back. Emmanuel Vella, VP, EMEA Broadband Networks at CommScope, discusses today’s state of play in terms of the digital divide, where we’re at in the UK with fibre and […]


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