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risk is more obvious than you realize

Cyber Security – your biggest risk is more obvious than you realize

Friday, October 24, 2014 - 08:50

By Andy Balchin, CFO @AndyBalchinCFO

Recently I was at the Law Society in London to attend a Cyber Security launch event jointly hosted by the Institute of Chartered Accountants (ICAEW) and...

Read More Tags: The Enemy Within Internal Threats Data Loss Prevention
Time to look inside

Time to look inside…

Monday, October 20, 2014 - 15:24

By Dr. Guy Bunker @guybunker

There have been a number of interesting articles recently, all of which point to the insider threat, or 'The Enemy Within' as we call it. The results of our first...

Read More Tags: The Enemy Within Adaptive Redaction Data Loss Prevention
Social media

Social media answers your concerns… and hacks your enemy

Friday, October 17, 2014 - 14:10

By Kevin Bailey, Head of Market Strategy.

When it comes to pulling together sympathizers for a cause, the world of social media knocks spots off legacy methods.
For new political parties it can...

Read More Tags: Web 2.0 Cyber-attacks
It's all about the value

It-sa: It’s all About The Value

Thursday, October 9, 2014 - 08:19

By Dr. Guy Bunker @guybunker

I spoke at it-sa yesterday. The title of my talk was about stealing back critical information from cyber-attackers. However, it was really about the fact that nobody...

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Another busy week in global cyber security

Friday, September 26, 2014 - 19:30

By Dr. Guy Bunker @guybunker

This week’s announcement by Europol's European Cybercrime Centre (EC3) that it had signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) with the European Banking Federation (EBF...

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