Securitywatch

March 13, 2018

GDPRubbish: seven common data protection myths debunked

I have been evangelising about GDPR for almost two years, professionally and personally. It’s a powerful piece of legislation designed to empower citizens of Europe and […]
March 7, 2018
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Security newsround: March 2018

We round up reporting and research from across the web about the latest security news. This month: cryptomining attacks increase, data breaches rise in Ireland, the […]
February 28, 2018

Business benefits for ISO 27001 certification, and five steps to making it work

Whether you want to reassure a board – or yourself – that your security programme is operating optimally, the ISO 27001 Information Security Standard gives you […]
February 27, 2018

AWS Cloud: Proactive Security and Forensic Readiness – part 2

Part 2: Infrastructure-level protection in AWS  This is the second in a five-part blog series that provides a checklist for proactive security and forensic readiness in […]
February 14, 2018
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Security newsround: February 2018

We round up reporting and research from across the web about the latest security news. This month: coinjacking for cryptocurrency, CEO fraud takings, Google gets into […]
February 13, 2018
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Prepare for breach: 10 steps to better incident response planning

Developing an incident response plan – and testing various scenarios against it – is now a must. Let’s all remember the Central Bank of Ireland’s stark […]
February 6, 2018

ISP’s Wi-Fi weakness highlights privacy and security shortfalls as GDPR approaches

Having been involved in GDPR preparation work for clients, I’ve become more conscious of how other people and organisations access my data. That brings me to […]
January 16, 2018
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Reporting for duty: how sharing information helps to tackle cybercrime

In the physical world, people report burglaries to law enforcement all the time. Although some individual crimes may go unsolved because of size or volume, reporting […]