Opinion

Network visibility can prevent you from being the next cyber-security headline

Network visibility can prevent you from being the next cyber-security headline

Better understand what's happening on your network and you'll be better prepared to tackle hostile intruders says Corey Nachreiner.

Five steps to creating a secure software defined environment

Five steps to creating a secure software defined environment

Security is needed everywhere within the software-defined data centre as physical security is no longer an adequate defence against current threats says Dr Gerhard Knecht.

Cloud app ecosystems and what they mean for enterprise data

Cloud app ecosystems and what they mean for enterprise data

Unsanctioned subsidiary Apps are coming into the enterprise via sanctioned 'anchor' apps - with 35.1 percent of all app sessions occuring across four main ecosystems of Box, Dropbox, Google Apps, and Salesforce explains Rajneesh Chopra.

Cyber snipers: are you the target?

Cyber snipers: are you the target?

IT staff have greater access privileges - and ironically, even more so when they are junior - making them worthwhile researching by spear-phishers warns Kev Pearce.

A global tour of data regulation

A global tour of data regulation

We're all potentially in the global data market now, so do your research, ensure you know your market, and take every preventative step you can says Jonathan Armstrong.

Force Majeure - insurance for cyber-warfare?

Force Majeure - insurance for cyber-warfare?

Relying on cyber-insurance when your defences are actually negligent will increasingly become unsustainable - and unavailable - says Philip Lieberman.

The second coming of DLP: Learning lessons from the past

The second coming of DLP: Learning lessons from the past

2015 could be the year of DLP, argues Guy Bunker.

Keep your friends close... but your insiders closer

Keep your friends close... but your insiders closer

A well-defined security programme focused around the company's most critical data, combining technology and education powered by metrics, will help businesses reduce insider risk levels says Neil Thacker.

The true cost of false positives

The true cost of false positives

Implement a structured response with automated systems to bring down the cost of chasing false positives says Brian Foster.

Wiping the flaws: Why it's time to get smarter about patch management

Wiping the flaws: Why it's time to get smarter about patch management

Monolithic operating systems will attract attackers, and speed to market will trump security, so expect patches and be intelligent about how vulnerabilities are fixed says Raimund Genes.