Who can you trust to test out your IT defences?

Behind every high-profile data-breach headline, there are 100s of other similar stories of cyber attacks that cause major financial pain and reputational loss to their victims. The fact is that cyber crime is no longer a backroom activity but a growing business, driven by hacktivist groups, organised criminal gangs and state-sponsored cyber terrorists. And attacks […]

How can marketers stay personal in an age of privacy?

With the imminent arrival of the EU General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR), media conversations about the potential implications continue to incite panic among marketers. The relationship between marketing and data has continued to grow alongside digital development, to the point where it is now difficult to imagine maintaining relationships with customers without a heavy reliance […]

Protecting your organisation from itself: The threat from within and how to mitigate it

In February of this year security researchers proved that with a simple USB drop in a hospital it was possible to hack patient records, critical medical equipment and patient monitors. Vital signs could be manipulated, drug doses changed and medical equipment operated remotely. You can find the full whitepaper here by Bryan Lillie, QinetiQ’s Chief Technology Officer.

Data Leaks and Cybersecurity

Cybersecurity is very much the topic of the day, with billions invested by the UK government in developing strategies to combat security concerns and regular news stories of attempted incursions into government, business and infrastructure, aimed at disrupting the lives of many. For governments, businesses and even everyday IT users, cybersecurity is the watchword that […]

GDPR – what will it mean for the travel industry – and can you believe everything you read?

Rightly or wrongly, there have been a lot of sensational headlines about GDPR. As we approach May next year, industry commentators and pundits are increasingly offering their take on what GDPR means. Yes, the latest wave of regulation, in the form of General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) – the new European-wide legislation – is arriving […]