Information Technology

Alarming statistics show human error remains primary cause of personal data breaches

60% of ICO-reported breaches this year are caused by human error, with healthcare the most-affected sector

London, UK, 20th August 2019: Figures released today by Egress, the leading provider of people-centric data security solutions, obtained via a Freedom of Information (FOI) request, highlight concerning statistics on human error remaining the main cause of personal data breaches (PDBs). 

The figures show that of the 4856 PDBs reported to the Information Commissioner’s Office (ICO) between 1st January and 20th June 2019, 60% were the result of human error. 

Cloud Migration: How and Why Business Is Moving to the Cloud

The number of businesses migrating to the cloud is constantly growing. According to the 2019 research study by the Cloud Security Alliance, 69% of enterprises are moving business-critical information to the cloud. 

Statistics also say that 81% of businesses are using multi-cloud solutions. The recent State of the Cloud report claims that companies use approximately 5 cloud environments, while some greater enterprises invest in even more complex cloud infrastructures.

ShieldIO announces Secure Autonomous Drivers to run real-time search and mathematics on encrypted data, without the need to decrypt

ShieldIO awarded Startup Company of the Year by Enterprise Security Magazine for its advanced encryption solutions enabling Cyber-Resilience at the core of organisations’ data

ShieldIO, the leading provider of real-time homomorphic encryption for today’s data-centric applications, has announced the availability of its Secure Autonomous Drivers. 

ShieldIO Secure Autonomous Drivers enable organisations of any size to overcome one of the biggest barriers to cloud adoption: securing data while maintaining its full use. Lack of Cyber Resiliency is now at the forefront of data owners’ minds. Using ShieldIO’s Data-Centric approach to encryption, these fears can be alleviated without compromising data usability.

HomeGrid Forum lays out roadmap for a secure wireless connected future with Light Communication

Ahead of DEF CON 27, HomeGrid Forum announces it is working on the certification for Visible Light Communication (VLC) and, more broadly, Light Communication (LC)

Las Vegas, USA, 7th August 2019: The Visible Light Communication (VLC) industry is growing at a rapid rate and is set to exceed ten billion devices by 2023, according to HomeGrid Forum President Dr Len Dauphinee. Today, Dr Dauphinee laid out a roadmap of the future of VLC and its role alongside G.hn in promoting a secure wireless environment. 

Carbon Black Proposes Updated Cybersecurity Kill Chain Model to Help Defenders Stay Ahead of Modern Attacks

New “Cognitive Attack Loop” helps defenders better understand modern cybercriminal cognitions via an attack cycle comprising three distinct phases

Reading, UK. 31st July 2019 — Carbon Black (NASDAQ: CBLK), a leader in cloud-native endpoint protection today released a ground-breaking white paper that proposes an updated cybersecurity kill chain model to help defenders stay ahead of evolving cyberattacks.

The paper, “Cognitions of a Cybercriminal: Introducing the Cognitive Attack Loop and the 3 Phases of Cybercriminal Behaviour,” delves into the various ways cybercriminals have evolved in recent years and offers specific guidelines for CISOs and security professionals to help manage risk. 

Six Risks if Your Industrial Site Isn't Responsive By the End of the Year

You may wonder why your industrial site needs to be responsive. After all, don't most business people access the Internet from their desktops? Not necessarily. When you look at the general population and their smartphone patterns, you realize mobile is the wave of the future and if you aren't already focused on making your site friendly to mobile users, you should create a plan to get there by the end of the year.

BridgeHead Software approved for G-Cloud 11 framework

ASHTEAD, UK – 25 July 2019 – BridgeHead Software, a leader in healthcare data management, today announced that it has, once again, been accepted as a supplier on the latest version of the UK government’s public sector cloud procurement framework, G-Cloud 11.

From July 2019, BridgeHead’s award winning Independent Clinical Archive (ICA), HealthStore®, will be available on the ‘Cloud Software’ lot, while its Professional Services for Healthcare Data Management can be found under ‘Cloud Support’ on the Digital Marketplace.

WatchGuard Blocks 100% of Evasions and Earns Recommended Rating from NSS Labs’ Next Generation Firewall Test for Third Straight Year

Company believes continued focus on the evasion resiliency of its IPS engine and other security controls serves as major differentiator as just two vendors achieve the zero-evasion benchmark

18 July 2019 – For the third consecutive year, WatchGuard® Technologies’ firewall product has achieved a ‘Recommended Rating’ with the release of the 2019 NSS Labs Next Generation Firewall Group Test. WatchGuard’s Firebox M670 earned high security effectiveness and low total cost of ownership and is identified as one of the only two products to observe zero evasions. The Firebox M670 successfully blocked all 406 of the evasion attempts and it also blocked 96.69% of 1,784 attacks that were tested by NSS Labs. 

The Future of App Development Is Multiexperience - OutSystems Named a Leader in the 2019 Gartner Magic Quadrant for Multiexperience Development Platforms

Application development platforms are a strategic choice for the enterprise, delivering end-to-end digital journeys from design thinking to supporting new touchpoints.

London – 15th July 2019 – OutSystems, provider of the number one low-code application development platform, was named a Leader in the new 2019 Gartner Magic Quadrant for Multiexperience Development Platforms (MXDP)*, positioned highest overall for ability to execute.