Davey Winder

Data encryption in the enterprise surges as GDPR crosses first year

Data encryption in the enterprise surges as GDPR crosses first year

Survey: close to 66% of organisations now hardware encrypt their data compared with half last year, but 27 % equated a lack of encryption as being a main cause of a data breach at their organisation

ID: Has Microsoft just jumped the blockchain shark?

ID: Has Microsoft just jumped the blockchain shark?

Microsoft's new decentralised identity (DID) network called ION (Identity Overlay Network) runs over the top of the Bitcoin blockchain and achieves throughput of tens-of-thousands of operations per second

Cisco firewalls, routers and switches compromised by Thrangrycat - just don't call it a backdoor...

Cisco firewalls, routers and switches compromised by Thrangrycat - just don't call it a backdoor...

Thrangrycat can be "exploited remotely without any need for physical access" and as they reside in hardware design it's "unlikely that any software security patch will fully resolve the security vulnerability.

Does the UK actually need a cyber security ambassador?

Does the UK actually need a cyber security ambassador?

If the UK leads the world in cybersecurity, why does it need someone to crow about it? Brexit, perchance?

Research reveals cyber-threats against business are the new black

Research reveals cyber-threats against business are the new black

Businesses become more of a focus for criminals, latest report finds

Shedding light on rising cloud security budgets - is it money well spent?

Shedding light on rising cloud security budgets - is it money well spent?

Where should you be spending the increased expenditure on public cloud platform native security (PCPNS) - forecast to reach £9.75 billion by 2023 - as cloud-targeting cyber-attacks surge?

Dark market Genesis Store sells forbidden fruit - user's digital fingerprint

Dark market Genesis Store sells forbidden fruit - user's digital fingerprint

The 'Genesis' market is different from the norm: cyber-criminals are selling digital fingerprints with the full data of more than 60,000 users already being traded.

Bulletproof 'Amazon' for malware uncovered by researchers

Bulletproof 'Amazon' for malware uncovered by researchers

New research reveals a large-scale fulfilment centre for malware-distributing phishing campaigns described by researchers as being "a malware version of Amazon's fulfilment model."

Unprepared for unknown outcome. Brexit's impact on data and what needs to be done

Unprepared for unknown outcome. Brexit's impact on data and what needs to be done

Businesses need to take action to limit the risk of potential disruption if a no deal were to happen. Some may change their existing relationships with a trusted supply chain introducing greater risk to the business.

Hospitality sector is a hacker magnet impacting all organisations' business travellers

Hospitality sector is a hacker magnet impacting all organisations' business travellers

The hospitality sector cyber-risk is highly relevant to the enterprise as business travel is an inescapable reality for many. It is consistently at the top of the data breach charts - a magnet to those who covet data.