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What should CISOs be prioritising in 2019?

Posted on 6/12/18

There is no doubt that 2018 has been a memorable year for cybersecurity professionals and the industry as a whole. From overseeing the implementation of the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR), to the record-breaking number of data breaches, CISOs have had increasing pressures on their shoulders. And, as technologies like Artificial Intelligence (AI) gain more…

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Security Boulevard – Gemalto Launches the New Data Security Directions Council

Posted on 24/09/18

Our industry is undergoing a period of rapid evolution at the moment on many different levels, so at times like this it becomes vital that we pool our knowledge and insight to help inform the strategic decisions that each organization will have to make. To play our part in that, Gemalto has created the Data…

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4 Important trends in cloud security

Posted on 16/01/18

Significant security challenges confront organizations as they migrate their IT needs and processing resources to the cloud. They must first select a cloud service provider that can hopefully ensure security of the cloud and thereby fulfill their half of the Shared Responsibility Model. Next, they must implement appropriate security controls such as encryption, access management and multi-factor authentication in their effort to secure…

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Four Data Security Trends that Defined 2017

Posted on 29/12/17

With 2018 upon us, it’s important we take stock of the data security trends and threats that defined 2017. Several notable trends emerged over the course of the year, after all, and these will no doubt continue to shape the data security landscape into 2018 and beyond. Here are four such remarkable data security trends…

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6 steps to prepare for post Brexit GDPR compliance

Posted on 8/08/17

Ever since the vote to leave the EU last year, it’s been unclear how much, if any, of the incoming GDPR legislation would be applied in the UK. Thankfully, the government has taken this on board, and today revealed plans to improve our current data protection legislation. This updated law aims to: Transfer the European Union’s…

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Game of Threats: It’s Time for a New Data Security Script

Posted on 1/08/17

This data breach comes just as HBO has released the seventh series of Game of Thrones. For the first six seasons, it’s been somewhat easy to predict what might happen because readers of George R. R. Martin’s books knew the general storyline. Season seven is different. There’s no book to provide a script. This time around, viewers are…

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What challenges enterprise cyber security executives?

Posted on 25/07/17

Here’s an understatement for you: this is an interesting time to be a cyber security or risk management executive at an enterprise. In reality, this is the most challenging period ever for organizations when it comes to safeguarding data and systems. There is a rising number of data breaches—nearly 1.4 billion data records were lost…

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My Situational Awareness – It is going to get Worse

Posted on 3/03/17

In a nutshell Forget everything that you know about information security as what you are doing is not working, you need to completely change your mind-set. Data breaches were going to get worse, they going to cause more damage, and most of us simply are not aware of how little we are doing about it….

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