Ransomware payments may have greater implications than you thought – and not just for the company that gave in to the attackers’ demands. Firstly, the answer to the question is likely to be ‘yes’. The debate on ransomware payments continues, which, of course, is positive; with discussion and differing viewpoints put forward, an informed conclusion should be … More Are you, the customer, the one paying the ransomware demand?
How can companies and employees who start to adapt to hybrid working practices protect themselves against cloud security threats? When government lockdowns forced workers to stay home en masse for much of 2020, one technology was there to pick up the pieces. Without the three main cloud computing models, software-, platform- and infrastructure-as-a-service (SaaS, PaaS and IaaS, … More Why cloud security is the key to unlocking value from hybrid working
Zero Trust promotes the concept that organizations should not trust any entity inside or outside their network perimeters in a predetermined fashion. Adoption of the Zero Trust security model is picking up steam at last. In February 2020 – before the pandemic swept the world – a survey of more than 400 IT security decision makers conducted … More What is the Zero Trust security model, and why is its adoption growing?
FinTech, or financial technology, is a term that it is difficult to avoid these days, as the sector continues to gather momentum across the globe. A recent ESET survey found that over two-thirds of businesses globally expect their investment in FinTech to increase post-Covid-19, while a study from Research and Markets found that the global FinTech market … More How are businesses around the world using FinTech?
How can organizations tackle the growing menace of attacks that shake trust in software? Cybersecurity is only as good as the weakest link, and in a supply chain this could be virtually anywhere. The big questions may be, “what and where is the weakest link?” and “is it something that you have control over and … More Supply‑chain attacks: When trust goes wrong, try hope?