Securitywatch

January 9, 2018

Data Protection Implications of Brexit

Well I guess this comes as no big surprise. In its “Notice to stakeholders: withdrawal of the United Kingdom and EU rules in the field of […]
January 9, 2018

Time to see security training as an investment, not a cost

Having finished 2017 with a blog about allocating security spending, we’re starting the new year on a similar note. Specifically, it’s about investing in security awareness […]
January 5, 2018

Meltdown and Spectre vulnerability guidance

On January 3rd 2018, researchers at Google’s Project Zero team announced vulnerabilities, dubbed Spectre and Meltdown, in modern computer processors (CPUs) which could allow an attacker […]
January 2, 2018
Image of fake news, used here to describe the misinformation around GDPR data protection regulation

Here’s FUD in your eye: how to tell GDPR fact from fiction

Like it or not, fear, uncertainty and doubt [FUD] are time-honoured tactics for some vendors to scare up easy sales. GDPR is seeing its fair share […]
December 20, 2017

As security spending increases, here’s our advice on how to spend your budget wisely

It can’t be a coincidence that security spending is rising after a year when its profile has never been higher. Whether or not your budget will […]
December 12, 2017
A person marks on their notepad, possibly to write down a password, while their phone and laptop are beside them.

No, Minister: politicians’ unsafe email access practices renew password debate

Passwords are back in the news thanks to a politician’s unwitting post on Twitter. British MP Nadine Dorries admitted that her staff and interns all have […]
December 5, 2017

Stronger things: is it possible to build security into the IoT infrastructure?

IoT security is always a hot topic and the debate stepped up over the past month. You might expect commentators to bemoan the lack of current […]
December 5, 2017
A stopwatch showing a deadline. In this case, less than 6 months until GDPR comes into force

GDPR: readiness still far away for many, with less than six months to go

GDPR enforcement begins in under six months, but new surveys suggest many organisations will struggle to be ready in time. One survey found that fewer than […]