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Outsource magazine: thought-leadership and outsourcing strategy | September 21, 2017

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IT Sourcing Needs a Cybersecurity Mandate If They Don’t ‘WannaCry’

August 11, 2017 |

An evil cyber force reared its ugly head (yet again) to launch an unprecedented ransomware pandemic in mid-May 2017. The severity of the cyberattack – 10,000 organizations and 200,000 individuals were impacted in over 150 countries causing billions in financial … Read More

Disaster recovery: proactive beats reactive

April 5, 2016 |

Cyber-attacks have topped the list of biggest threats to business for the second year in a row, followed closely by data threats and an unexpected IT/telecoms outage – according to the fifth annual Horizon Scan Report published by the Business … Read More

Getting the basics right: the UK government’s new Cyber Essentials Scheme

May 19, 2014 |

Spurred on by its analysis of cyber attacks against UK enterprises, the government has identified a series of basic technical controls that many businesses are failing to use to manage cyber risk. Whilst that might not come as a surprise, … Read More

Assessing the risk: preparing for PCI DSS v3.0

October 17, 2013 |

In August 2013 the PCI Security Standards Council (PCI SSC) announced the highlights of the forthcoming PCI DSS (Data Security Standards) version three requirements to enable organisations to start preparations ahead of the introduction of the standard in November 2013. … Read More

How mobility can compromise security

April 18, 2013 |

When corporations first started connecting their internal networks to the internet, they quickly discovered the importance of security. Fast-moving viruses and worms like the “I Love You Virus”, “Melissa” and “Code Red” could easily move from desktop to desktop clogging … Read More

Good, Bad and Unknown Malware

September 10, 2012 |

Since the Millennium the volume of new malware seen each year has gone from tens of thousands of threats to nearly 18million during 2011. New and unique malware is now appearing at a rate of over 55,000 samples per … Read More