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 [...]

A round up of our Next Generation IT Security event

2018-06-01T13:44:12+00:00 May 24th, 2018|Uncategorized|

Earlier this month we hosted a Breakfast Briefing exploring how new technologies are making our lives easier, but also creating opportunities for malicious intent and user error. Blockchain, biometrics and cryptography are just some of the exciting advances we’ve made in recent years – technology that was thought of as sci-fi not so long ago. [...]

RSA Conference 2018: What To Expect

2018-05-02T18:47:48+00:00 March 19th, 2018|Uncategorized|

Here at Burning Tree we are looking forward to attending this year’s RSA Conference 2018. Taking place between 16 - 20 April in San Francisco, California; the RSA Conference is a highly anticipated event that we have found extremely valuable in the past. It’s common knowledge that information and cyber security never sleeps, we face [...]

How Artificial Intelligence Will Define Cyber Security Over The Coming Years

2018-05-02T18:25:12+00:00 February 12th, 2018|Uncategorized|

There has been much excitement about Artificial Intelligence (AI) and it’s application in cyber security. Here at Burning Tree we are monitoring the technology closely to see where it can help our clients protect their business and data, and in what areas AI can improve information security. Many organisations already have some AI cyber security [...]

Major Chip Flaws: Protecting your IT from “Meltdown” and “Spectre”

2018-05-02T18:45:26+00:00 January 26th, 2018|Uncategorized|

We started the New Year with yet another cyber security alert with the revelation of major flaws in computer chips. Known as ‘Meltdown’ and ‘Spectre’ these two bugs could allow your IT systems to be hacked. To clarify where the vulnerabilities lie: Meltdown affects laptops, desktop computers and Internet servers with Intel chips and ‘snoops’ [...]

How ISO 27001 Can Help Your Organisation Meet GDPR Requirements

2018-03-22T15:40:52+00:00 December 6th, 2017|Data Protection, Uncategorized|

One of the challenges of GDPR (the General Data Protection Regulation that comes into force in May 2018) is that organisations are left to interpret how GDPR impacts on their business and how best to comply. Many of the articles in GDPR are sufficiently vague and currently there is no standard or framework that can [...]