Third-Party Provider News, Articles and Updates

The cloud is more available than ever but are you making sure it's secure?

Most cloud providers are only responsible for protecting the infrastructure that runs these services, while the customer is responsible for security inside the cloud, creating a shared responsibility of both the cloud provider and customer.

Securing the supply chain: Why people are the key to managing risk

Organisations must begin efforts to secure the supply chain by first understanding their own position in it, and that of the multitude of "supply chains within supply chains" that may exist around them, managing that risk.

Mitigating security risks in the extended enterprise

When companies entrust proprietary data to external business partners, they inherently expose themselves to risk. And these risks often materialise into actual breach incidents warns Alvaro Hoyos.

98% of IT pros feel third-party secure access is not a top priority

Despite the increasing number of security threats connected to supplier and contractor access, only two percent of IT experts consider third-party secure access a top priority.

UPDATE: Amex warns of breach, cardholders should protect data

After a merchant prompted Amex to warn cardholders that their information may have been compromised, they should take multiple steps to protect sensitive data.