Five tips for keeping your database secure

When we give privacy or security advice, we usually talk about strong passwords, backing up your data, using security applications, keeping systems up to date, and avoiding default settings. In general, these are the most basic and essential precautions any systems manager must consider. However, depending on the system you want to protect, there are … More Five tips for keeping your database secure

Cloud security policy: The questions you need to ask

What would your reaction be to someone who told you that “The Cloud” is so secure you don’t need to do anything else to protect your data? I would hope that your reaction would be somewhere between the RCA Dog head tilt and Dramatic Chipmunk. But from anecdotes I’ve been hearing, this gem of very questionable advice is … More Cloud security policy: The questions you need to ask

Cloud services: What to consider when migrating your infrastructure

I can barely remember the last time I installed a physical server at a company. These days, most companies have switched the majority of their services and information over to cloud services. There are many reasons for this, ranging from cost to practicalities — like trying to avoid buying hardware that will later become obsolete or … More Cloud services: What to consider when migrating your infrastructure

Say Hello to ESET Endpoint Encryption

ESET  introduces its rebranded product ESET Endpoint Encryption to audiences at the 2017 Gartner Security & Risk Management Summit in London. Following a two-year transition following the acquisition of recognized data encryption company DESlock Ltd., ESET is boosting its brand building activities by fully adding the renowned solution under the parent brand. ESET Endpoint Encryption is a … More Say Hello to ESET Endpoint Encryption

Equifax confirms up to 400,000 UK consumers at risk after data breach

One week after publicly revealing that a data breach had exposed the personal information and social security numbers of up to 143 million American consumers, the credit reporting agency has revealed more details of just how many people are affected in the UK. Although Equifax’s UK systems are said not to have fallen victim to … More Equifax confirms up to 400,000 UK consumers at risk after data breach

Buying encryption? Five good questions to ask before you do

General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) together with the growing number of data breaches are the most pressing reasons why small and medium businesses are implementing data protection technologies – including encryption. However, with limited time and the market flooded by various products, it can be a difficult task for companies’ owners and decision-makers to find the right fit … More Buying encryption? Five good questions to ask before you do