Security Watch

March 14, 2019

Five data protection tips from the DPC’s annual report

Tracy Elliott picks out five points from the newly published annual report of the Data Protection Commission.
March 12, 2019
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Security roundup: March 2019

Interesting research and reporting about security and privacy. This month: ransomware repercussions, vulnerability volume and noticing privacy.
March 7, 2019
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Games people play: testing cybersecurity plans with table-top exercises

In this post, we look at war games and simulated scenarios as a way of testing how ready an organisation is to deal with a cybersecurity threat.
February 26, 2019

More cod than phishing: why business email compromise is a bigger risk than you think

Email scams and social engineering attacks are a huge security risk. When we describe security incidents that involve criminals scamming individuals or businesses out of money, […]
February 18, 2019

AWS Cloud: Proactive Security and Forensic Readiness – part 5

Part 5: Incident Response in AWS In the event your organisation suffers a data breach or a security incident, it’s crucial to be prepared and conduct […]
February 12, 2019
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Security roundup: February 2019

We round up interesting research and reporting about security and privacy from around the web. This month: security as a global business risk, insured vs protected, […]
February 11, 2019

Ireland’s cybersecurity watchdog publishes new guidance for businesses

We look through the recently published guide to security from Ireland's National Cyber Security Centre and pick out the key themes and talking points.
January 28, 2019

No-deal Brexit and GDPR: here’s what you need to know

Business craves certainty and Brexit is currently giving us anything but. At the time of writing, it’s looking increasingly likely that Britain will leave the EU […]