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What this year is predicted to bring the cyber security world

2019-01-14T17:27:04+00:00 January 14th, 2019|Uncategorized|

The cyber security world saw an increased number of breaches of major corporate systems in 2018, with many well-known organisations such as Amazon, Facebook, Adidas and Delta Airlines suffering significant breaches. In 2019, breaches will inevitably still be a part of the threat landscape, with cyber attackers becoming increasingly sophisticated and adding new methods to [...]

A round-up of our time at Cyber Expo Ireland 2018

2018-12-14T12:11:01+00:00 December 14th, 2018|Uncategorized|

We attended Cyber Expo Ireland 2018 last month, a one-day Expo which brings together leading cyber professionals and provides them with a platform to share newfound knowledge on mitigating rising security risks. Organisers Renaissance, Ireland’s leading data security distributor, put in a lot of hard work to organise the event, and it clearly showed. Having [...]

Burning Tree launch Asure in Ireland

2018-11-23T15:12:42+00:00 November 23rd, 2018|Data Protection|

The 28th November sees the return of the popular Cyber Expo Ireland, welcoming more than 1000 delegates from the world of cyber security. With cyber attacks becoming more prevalent, companies are looking for easy and reliable ways to protect their business; this collection of industry experts, thought leaders, end users and vendors, brings about some [...]

How to protect your company assets in a changing threat landscape

2018-11-09T16:43:24+00:00 November 9th, 2018|Data Protection, Digital Transformation, Identity Access Management|

Malicious actors are using increasingly sophisticated approaches to target businesses, leading some organisations to adopt more agile defence systems. A growing threat landscape is driving an uptick in fraud, theft and other damaging exploits, as nefarious actors become more adept at using freely available tools to hack and compromise corporate systems. But while artificial intelligence [...]

How to effectively deal with spear phishing attacks

2018-10-23T08:23:56+00:00 October 23rd, 2018|Data Protection|

Phishing attacks are not specific to those businesses who do not think they need internet security. Computer giants such as Google and Microsoft have fallen victim to the effects of spear phishing too. Spear phishing, as the name suggests, is an attack which targets a specific individual with a multitude of ‘in-context’ ‘baits’ such as [...]

The ins and outs of cloud migration

2019-01-08T16:21:41+00:00 September 28th, 2018|Cloud|

Businesses considering cloud migration will be doing so to gain advantages beyond being limited to on-premises servers. Increased speed, bigger scalability and savings on consumables are three major benefits to undertaking a cloud migration. For staff, locally distributed teams, flexible working hours, centralised data collection and personnel evaluation are advantages too. What is cloud migration? [...]

The post GDPR cybersecurity landscape

2018-09-25T16:49:43+00:00 August 13th, 2018|Data Protection|

Is there less spam in your inbox? For many businesses, the GDPR implementation on May 25th 2018, signalled the start of a new era. Eagerly racing to grasp the scale of changes needed, most understood the GDPR as a rather nebulous concept we could term ‘data courtesy’. Jumping into this brave, new world, where data [...]

Facebook’s fall from grace with ICO fine

2018-07-30T13:57:09+00:00 July 30th, 2018|Data Protection|

The UK’s data protection watchdog finally bared its teeth when it found Facebook had breached data protection laws and imposed a £500,000 fine. Investigating since February 2017, after an article expose in the Observer, the Information Commissioner’s Office has heard an entire rollercoaster of revelations concerning the misuse of user data by ‘data  broker for [...]

How blockchain technology can help defend your business

2018-08-31T14:56:33+00:00 June 26th, 2018|Data Protection|

Blockchain has been around since 2009, but its development has created the backbone for a new type of internet. The new use for this original BitCoin concept is taking the digital world by storm; so how can blockchain technology help defend your business? Blockchain creates continuity in the digital world, it’s a digital ledger in [...]

The Season Of Goodwill: An Opportunity For Cyber Crime

2018-11-20T12:28:18+00:00 December 20th, 2017|Data Protection|

This Christmas thousands will be spent online and in the Cloud by consumers buying gifts or taking advantage of sales before and after the big day. It’s the time of year for big ticket purchases on new technology, white goods, and luxury items, as well as large volumes of smaller value sales on many individual [...]

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