17 March 2018

Information Security

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Paul IrvineFortinet - London

Insane in the Mainframe: Securing against modern threats

06 November 2017  |  8179 views  |  0 comments | recommendations Recommends 1

Mainframes and their use at modern enterprises are seen by many as outdated legacy IT systems that are becoming more and more obsolete as businesses are becoming increasingly reliant on the cloud. However, these notions are not entirely accurate. In reality, mainframe computing remains alive and well within many infrastructure-critical industrie...

Stuart ClarkeNuix - London

The Equifax Breach: A debrief

26 October 2017  |  7341 views  |  0 comments | recommendations Recommends 0

As more and more details emerge in the wake of the Equifax breach, this should provide a perfect period of reflection for many companies, including those in the financial services sector - who still have a lot to learn about the handling of a major breach. With over 145 million Americans affected and reports of execs selling off stock before annou...

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Paul Irvine
Paul IrvineFortinet - London

Why should Financial Services organisations automate their threat intelligence

18 October 2017  |  7231 views  |  0 comments | recommendations Recommends 0

It can often feel like cybercriminals are two steps ahead. The result is that security professionals are constantly creating and updating their security protocols to match the volume of equally sophis...

TagsArtificial IntelligenceSecurity
Paul Irvine
Paul IrvineFortinet - London

The 3 questions the financial services industry needs to ask itself regarding GDPR

29 September 2017  |  6193 views  |  0 comments | recommendations Recommends 0

Businesses around the globe are becoming increasingly data-driven. This is largely due to the expectation of customisation of the user experience. Financial institutions, in particular have been able ...

TagsSecurityRisk & regulation
James Barret
James BarretEndace: www.endace.com - Maidenhead

The Equifax Debacle: An Alarm Bell for Banks?

18 September 2017  |  6180 views  |  0 comments | recommendations Recommends 0

Watching the Equifax debacle unfold has been a bit like watching a badly written coming of age story - just when you think it can’t get any worse, it does. The plot has certainly thickened as it has ...

TagsSecurityRisk & regulation
Paul Dignan
Paul DignanF5 Networks - London

Are we safe to bank on biometrics?

08 September 2017  |  14723 views  |  0 comments | recommendations Recommends 0

For financial institutions, the primary goal of digitisation is making banking simpler and more intuitive for customers. Biometric identification has huge potential, offering convenience, simplifying ...

TagsSecurityRetail banking
Paul Irvine
Paul IrvineFortinet - London

Financial services: Reduce the cyber risk from within

17 August 2017  |  10094 views  |  0 comments | recommendations Recommends 0

Financial services organisations are at an inherently greater risk of cyber attacks due to the sensitive nature of the data they store, and the monetary motivations of cybercriminals, they are keenly ...

Paul Irvine
Paul IrvineFortinet - London

The evolution of network security strategies being adopted by the financial services sector.

15 August 2017  |  7218 views  |  0 comments | recommendations Recommends 2

The rise in popularity of the Internet of Things (IoT) and a consumer desire to access valuable data on various devices has led to network security becoming increasingly complicated for financial serv...

Ben Knieff
Ben KnieffOutside Look - New York

Phone Scams For Everyone

11 July 2017  |  5271 views  |  0 comments | recommendations Recommends 0

In the past day or two I’ve received a few alarming voicemails claiming potential legal actions and even threatening that the police will come to arrest me. Some claimed to be from the IRS, others wer...

Paul Irvine
Paul IrvineFortinet - London

Why remote working presents an increased threat to financial services

16 June 2017  |  9167 views  |  0 comments | recommendations Recommends 0

Security teams and IT departments at large enterprises across all industries are faced with securing against an ever expanding attack surface daily. Previously, vulnerable points of entry used to live...

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Date 04 Apr 2007
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The risks from Cyber cime - Hacking - Loss of Data Privacy - Identity Theft and other topical threats - can be greatly reduced by implementation of robust IT Security controls ...
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