24 June 2017

Information Security

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Paul IrvineFortinet - London

Why remote working presents an increased threat to financial services

16 June 2017  |  5588 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 within the organisation’s walls, where firewalls and inline security tools could protect them. But as networks have evolved to accommodate the const...

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Paul IrvineFortinet - London

4 Cybersecurity Crunch Points Facing the Financial Services Sector

28 April 2017  |  10547 views  |  0 comments | recommendations Recommends 0

It’s well known that the main trends currently driving change within the technology sector are the cloud, internet of things, mobility and big data analytics. While advances in digital business are simplifying and enhancing life for the consumers of financial services, organisations are faced with the challenge of these trends’ impact on the makeu...

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Does the Buck Stop with GameStop?

19 April 2017  |  912 views  |  0 comments | recommendations Recommends 0

In March, I wrote about the attack on the infrastructure of United States of America. It wasn’t an attack on our naval bases, bridges, or water supply. It was an attack on the infrastructure of our in...

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Paul Irvine
Paul IrvineFortinet - London

Consolidation and integration of security solutions in Financial Services

29 March 2017  |  2802 views  |  0 comments | recommendations Recommends 0

The single biggest issue we keep hearing about from financial institutions is the need to simplify and consolidate their security infrastructure. As Financial Services has evolved from person-to-perso...

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M. Arthur Gillis
M. Arthur GillisComputer Based Solutions, Inc. - Atlanta

Computer Security - Bankers Cannot Ignore It But It Will Never Be Completely Safe

24 March 2017  |  2973 views  |  0 comments | recommendations Recommends 0

In 1983, I completed a computer security test for a Top Tier U.S. bank. Their idea not mine, because the CEO was alert enough and worried about early signs of computer crime in banking. I never consid...

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Mike Lynch
Mike LynchInAuth - Boston

Attack of the Bots

23 March 2017  |  5792 views  |  1 comments | recommendations Recommends 0

While there is always the debate about what the biggest cybersecurity threat is today—DDoS attacks, ransomware, SQL injections, etc.—there is consensus that, based on total dollars lost, the use of au...

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John Safa
John SafaPushfor Ltd - Wimbledon

The real impact of the Vault 7 CIA data leak

09 March 2017  |  6114 views  |  0 comments | recommendations Recommends 0

The leak of almost 9,000 documents detailing hacking and surveillance techniques used by the CIA is shocking, but not for the reasons many people think. Reading that your Smart TV or mobile phone cou...

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Mike Lynch
Mike LynchInAuth - Boston

Overcoming Vulnerabilities In TLS

28 February 2017  |  4268 views  |  0 comments | recommendations Recommends 0

Recently Sudo Security Group uncovered something shocking about a range of popular applications available for download in the Apple's iOS Store. While performing research for their security tool verif...

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Pat Carroll
Pat CarrollValidSoft - London

Security by Obscurity is the key!

27 January 2015  |  3721 views  |  0 comments | recommendations Recommends 0

2014 shocked us all into the reality that no institution or organization, no matter how big or sophisticated, was immune to being “hacked” or “breached”. Towards the end of the year, we were all numbe...

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Pat Carroll
Pat CarrollValidSoft - London

iHack Hastens Call for Multi-factor Authentication

05 September 2014  |  3656 views  |  1 comments | recommendations Recommends 0

“If only I would have known” is a phase that Jennifer Lawrence, Kate Upton and possibly as many as 100 celebrities and notable personalities are likely saying after a reported massive breach of Apple’...

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