Wearable tech will drive the rise of the ‘human cloud’ of personal data

Rackspace Hosting has announced findings of an in-depth study into the use of wearable technology and its impact on consumers and businesses. The research finds that, although only 18 per cent of UK and US respondents have actually used wearable technology, 82 per cent of those users in America and 71 per cent in Britain believe that these cloud-powered devices have enhanced their lives.

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ISACA issues COBIT 5 for Assurance

Establishing confidence in IT processes and controls is important, but audit and assurance processes often represent a pain point for business partners. Their perception is that assurance processes consume resources, slow activities and can lead to additional work—all to achieve goals they may not understand. ISACA’s new COBIT 5 for Assurance bridges the gap by translating assurance activities into a common language that is meaningful to business and technology partners and ties assessment goals directly to business goals. Building on the globally recognized COBIT 5 framework, COBIT 5 for Assurance provides practical guidance for unifying business, IT and assurance professionals around a shared approach when planning and performing assurance reviews.

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Chip-to-application transformation

McAfee introduces two new suites: McAfee Complete Endpoint Protection – Enterprise, and McAfee Complete Endpoint Protection – Business. These suites are the first to link security from chip to OS to applications, protecting against new threat vectors and bringing critical visibility to risk management. The suites are the first to include McAfee Deep Defender, a rootkit protection based on hardware-enhanced security jointly developed by Intel and McAfee, dynamic whitelisting, risk intelligence, and real-time security management. By including mobile device management and support for Macs and Linux, McAfee suites help businesses of all sizes protect devices, data and applications.

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Node4 has released its Mid-Market IT Priorities Report 2021. The independent report reveals that the UK’s Mid-Market IT Leadership expects to see a shortfall in IT spend in 2022. While 52% of IT decision-makers believe their 2021 budget met the ambitions of their team, there seems to be less certainty and confidence about future finances — 61% think their budget will need to increase in 2022, but only 13% expect it to.
Second edition of Tessian’s ‘Psychology of Human Error’ report reveals that people are falling for more advanced phishing scams – and the business stakes for mistakes are much higher.
Two-thirds of enterprises are s.truggling to embed security in the enterprise-IT architecture
New EfficientIP report, in partnership with IDC, shows 34% increase in attacks.
Research indicates an urgent need for newer SIEM technologies that increase SOC analyst productivity and improve security effectiveness as U.S. enterprises struggle to respond to nearly 4,000 alerts per week.
New solution helps Salesforce customers unlock the strategic value of Salesforce data while maintaining data privacy compliance.
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Case Study: @nifty Delivering IT Security to Their Customers with Kaspersky

NIFTY Corporation is one of the leading Telecoms and Internet Service Providers in Japan, supplying high-speed broadband connectivity to more than 1.39 million broadband users. Providing robust security for the many subscribers to its online services is very important because repeated security breaches or loss of service may result in customers suffering damage or losses - and ultimately leaving NIFTY and moving to competitors' services.

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