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Debunking Cybersecurity Jargon Part Four – What is Optical Character Recognition?

Monday, July 6, 2020 - 11:01

As part of our on-going blog series explaining some of the many acronyms and pieces of jargon that bedevil the cybersecurity industry, we turn our attention to optical character recognition...

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Debunking cybersecurity jargon part two – what is a deep content inspection engine?

Thursday, May 14, 2020 - 14:46

Given the prevalence of jargon and technical terms within the cybersecurity sector, we have launched a series of blog posts that look to debunk some of those terms and explain what they are in more...

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Debunking cybersecurity jargon part one – what is adaptive redaction?

Friday, April 24, 2020 - 15:25

Like many industries and areas of technology, the cybersecurity sector is prone to using jargon, technical terms, and acronyms that can confuse even the most seasoned industry insider. We work with...

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The top 3 emerging technologies posing a cyber-threat to our Critical National Infrastructure

Wednesday, July 17, 2019 - 15:57

In the last few years, we’ve seen digital transformation take over the mindset of businesses and there has been a huge push to ensure that organizations in all sectors are adopting technology that is...

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Next Generation Cyber Threats: Images

Friday, May 31, 2019 - 14:29

Cybersecurity is probably the most rapidly changing area of IT, and cyber-criminals are becoming increasingly more sophisticated in their bid to breach an organization's security and steal their...

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The Top 5 Cyber Threats that Brexit Brings

The Top 5 Cyber Threats that Brexit Brings

Tuesday, May 14, 2019 - 09:12

Regardless of your thoughts on Brexit, it can’t be denied that the drawn-out process has created mass confusion as firms rush to prepare for an unpredictable future.  Because of this, we decided...

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Authenticating with Authority: Can Multi-Factor Authentication Provide Total Protection?

Monday, March 4, 2019 - 14:02

The need for a stronger defense against security threats is greater than ever, as the threat of data-driven crimes such as identity theft and corporate espionage grow each year. The recent data...

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Enhancing cyber threat protection in Microsoft Office 365

Enhancing cyber threat protection in Microsoft Office 365

Monday, February 11, 2019 - 14:58

In our last blog, we explored the risk of receiving sensitive data unauthorized via email, the sharing sensitive information internally across departments, and the need for advanced data protection...

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