83 percent of UK consumers unsure of fintech, according to wide-ranging survey

More than eight out of ten people in Britain (83 percent) are ‘unsure’ of fintech, according to a survey of 2,000 UK consumers commissioned by TopLine Comms. Fintech companies leverage technology to offer financial services. Despite the fintech sector in the UK thriving, attracting more fintech investment than China and the US in H1 2018, the research shows UK consumers are still wary of new finance companies, and feel more…

October 19, 2018
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Alert Logic announces new Partner Connect Program

Alert Logic, the leading provider of Security-as-a-Service solutions, this week launched the Alert Logic® Partner Connect Program, empowering partners to offer market-leading security solutions that enhance their existing offerings. The new program enables partners to accelerate revenue while increasing the value they offer to their customers, especially resource-constrained buyers and mid-market organisations that must secure cloud, hybrid and on-premises environments. The program also helps end users obtain the comprehensive security…

October 19, 2018
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BSIMM9 Study Highlights Impact of Cloud Transformation and Growth of Software Security Community

Earlier this month, Synopsys released BSIMM9, the latest version of the Building Security In Maturity Model (BSIMM) designed to help organisations plan, execute, and measure their software security initiatives (SSIs). The ninth iteration of BSIMM reflects data collected over a 10-year study of real-world SSIs across 120 firms. BSIMM9 highlights the impact of cloud transformation, the emergence of a new vertical industry—retail—represented in the data pool, and the growth of the…

October 16, 2018
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Janrain Survey Shows Consumers Still Trust Brands but Want More Control over Data

Janrain®, the company that pioneered the Customer Identity and Access Management (CIAM) category, today announced during Cybersecurity Awareness Month the results of its latest Consumer Attitudes Toward Data Privacy and Security Survey, which show U.S. consumers still generally trust brands but welcome consent-based relationships following the recent spate of breaches and controversies affecting data privacy. Janrain surveyed over 1,000 U.S. consumers who demonstrated a surprising capacity for forgiveness and understanding,…

October 16, 2018
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One Identity Global Survey Shows Organisations Continue to Struggle to Get Basic Identity and Access Management Best Practices Right, Potentially Exposing Them to Security Risks

One Identity, a proven leader in helping organisations get identity and access management (IAM) right, today released new global research that uncovers a widespread inability to implement basic best practices across identity and access management (IAM) and privileged access management (PAM) security disciplines — likely exposing organisations to data breaches and other significant security risks. Conducted by Dimensional Research, One Identity’s “Assessment of Identity and Access Management in 2018” study polled…

October 15, 2018
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Alert Logic Extends Security to Cover Any Container Across Multiple Platforms

Alert Logic, the leading provider of Security-as-a-Service solutions, last week announced major updates to the industry’s only Network Intrusion Detection System (NIDS) for containers. The release adds container log management and extends capabilities beyond Amazon Web Services (AWS) to Microsoft Azure, on-premises and hosted environments. Organizations gain a simplified, comprehensive picture of their risk through improved visibility into any workload in any container, as well as the ability to collect,…

October 15, 2018
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Cyber Security Summit & Expo set to provide unrivalled content for its 9th edition

On November 15th at the Business Design Centre in London, the Cyber Security Summit & Expo the UK’s leading one day event dedicated to cyber security in both the public and private sectors returns for its 9th year. Aside from the dedicated Cyber Security Summit, the event also features the Data Protection Summit focussing on the impact of GDPR as well as providing an essential update on the latest legislation….

October 15, 2018
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Compliance is Largest Driver of Data Management Initiatives for Half of Businesses

According to The Future of Enterprise Data: Democratized and Optimized report by ASG Technologies, the trusted provider of proven solutions for information access, management and governance for the world’s top enterprises, compliance is the largest driver of data management initiatives for 50% of CIOs. The survey of 200 CIOs also reveals that more than a third of respondents (35%) plan to increase investment in data governance in 2019. This focus…

October 9, 2018
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RepKnight launches BreachMarkers for ‘watermarking’ of corporate data

Cybersecurity firm RepKnight today extends the capabilities of its flagship dark web monitoring product BreachAlert with BreachMarkers, a new feature enabling organisations to detect breach or misuse of their data by cybercriminals, staff and third parties. BreachAlert is a data breach detection application that continuously monitors the dark web for corporate data being leaked online. The platform works in the same way as a burglar alarm — alerting customers in…

October 9, 2018
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Airbus and Atos awarded major cyber security contract to protect key EU institutions

Airbus Defence and Space, through its Airbus CyberSecurity unit and partnering with Atos as coprime entity, have been selected by the Council of the European Union to provide cyber security expertise, products, services and solutions to help protect the IT systems of 17 European institutions, services and agencies. This framework contract makes the consortium, in which Airbus Defence and Space acts as the lead company, the preferred provider of cyber…

October 9, 2018
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