European enterprises falling behind in cloud adoption

Latest O’Reilly Media’s report “Evolving Data Infrastructure” reveals Europe’s progression on cloud adoption in comparison to its global counterparts. According to O’Reilly’s report, companies in Europe are falling behind with global cloud development in comparison to the US and Asia, and have taken much more time to adopt the necessary tools needed for analytics and […]

Microsoft drops its “ancient and obsolete” password expiration policy

Microsoft Corporation revealed their plans to scrap the password expiration policy for Windows 10 v1903 and Windows Server v1903. Announced in a blog post, organisations adopting the recommended settings will no longer force users to change their passwords on a recurring basis. Microsoft argued that when users are forced to create new unique passwords, users […]

BSI urges businesses to achieve information resilience as cyber risk heightens

In today’s quickly evolving cyber landscape, organisations must achieve a state of information resilience* in order to safeguard not only their data but also their people, their finances and their reputation. That was the overriding message at the inaugural BSI International Cyber Resilience Exchange, which took place yesterday (26 March) at The Convention Centre, Dublin. […]

79% of European Organisations Would Like to Know Who is Behind a Cyberattack Which Affected Them

A recent survey shows a visible gap between the preventative measures IT decision-makers from European organisations say their organisation take, and the actual measures. While 83% agree they do take precautions to help prevent cyberattacks, only 41% provide security training to all employees and only 53% think their organisation has robust security policies in place. […]

Nokia data breach prompts regulator probe in Finland

Nokia may be in breach of data laws after a software “glitch” inadvertently directed user data to China without consumer knowledge, reports reveal. According to Reuters, an investigation was announced on Thursday into whether the data handling of Nokia smartphones, which are developed by Finnish firm, HMD Global, has violated official rules. HMD Global maintains […]

Alphabet.inc sued for Google data breach and alleged sexual misconduct

Google are up against a “credible basis” for suspicious mismanagement at Google parent firm, Alphabet, following a lawsuit filed in Delaware last week. Investigations into Alphabet have reached Chancery Court in the eastern US state of Delaware, regarding official documents linked to the way the firm dealt with allegations of sexual misconduct that were made […]