Nottingham Building Society strengthens security

Varonis has detailed how Nottingham Building Society is using Varonis DatAdvantage and DataPrivilege software to keep its critical and sensitive data secure. The Nottingham Building Society has been able to identify and assign ownership for over 90% of its information with DatAdvantage, moving on-going management responsibility to these owners and giving them the ability to easily maintain permissions for their areas with DataPrivilege. The combined power of the two products has meant Nottingham Building Society can identify and work with its data owners to boost protection for its critical and sensitive data.

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Application-layer DDoS detection

New capability enables organisations to obtain multi-faceted protection against distributed denial-of-service attacks.

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DDoS for the data centre

Juniper Networks has announced the availability of Junos® DDoS Secure to protect data centres against increasingly complex Distributed Denial of Service (DDoS) attacks. A key part of Juniper’s security portfolio, Junos DDoS Secure uses behavioral analytics and detailed network visibility to provide scalable protection against all major types of DDoS attacks.

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Mobile security in the spotlight

63% of businesses do not attempt to manage corporate information on employee-owned devices; mobile security incidents cost more than $100,000 for almost half of firms surveyed.

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Most data breaches caused by human and system errors

Symantec Corp. and the Ponemon Institute have released the 2013 Cost of Data Breach Study: Global Analysis which reveals human errors and system problems caused two-thirds of data breaches in 2012 and pushed the global average to $136 per record[1]. Issues included employee mishandling of confidential data, lack of system controls, and violations of industry and government regulations. Heavily regulated fields including healthcare, finance and pharmaceutical incurred breach costs 70 percent higher than other industries.

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Brandentwicklung, Stromausfälle, Einbrüche: Unternehmen sollten Betrieb von Rechenzentren externen Spezialisten überlassen

Brandentwicklung, Stromausfälle, Einbrüche: Ob für die Website, das Intranet oder den Einsatz von Anwendungen im Netzwerk - an dem Betrieb eines oder mehrerer Server kommt heutzutage kein Unternehmen mehr vorbei

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Höchste Sicherheit für Patientendaten: HS256S stellt "digitale Schweigepflicht" in Arztpraxen sicher

Wer zum Arzt geht, der muss vertrauen: In erster Linie in die Kompetenz und Professionalität des Mediziners. Aber auch darauf, dass dieser Daten zur Person und Diagnose nicht nur vertrauensvoll behandelt, sondern auch zuverlässig schützt

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Der Informationsrisiko-Index:

Warum die Bewertung von Informationsrisiken für mittelständische und große Unternehmen entscheidend sein kann

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The Green Grid reports success of green IT assessment tool

Data Centre Maturity Model one year on: 202 completed assessments; 402 more in progress.

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Zscaler unveils Mobile Security solution

Zscaler has announced the release of the Zscaler Mobile Security Solution, extending the benefits of the Zscaler Network to enable centrally-managed advanced threat protection, real-time visibility and granular policy controls for mobile devices deployed in BYOD, corporate-issued and hybrid environments. Zscaler also announced partnerships with Mobile Device Management (MDM) solutions, integrating Mobile Security to complement provisioning and auditing capabilities.

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Big Data: Chancen und Gefahrenquelle zugleich -von Hans-Peter Bauer, Vice President Central Europe bei McAfee

Wie Big Data das Sicherheitsverhalten in Unternehmen und Organisationen verändert und hilft, sensible Daten zu schützen. 

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DCS Awards: Und die Gewinner sind... 

Am Donnerstag, den 23. Mai, fand im Millennium Gloucester Hotel und Konferenzzentrum im Herzen von London vor über 300 Gästen aus ganz Europa die DCS-Preisverleihung (Auszeichnungen für Rechenzentrumslösungen) statt.  Der Galaabend bot einen heiteren Auftritt von Komiker Sanderson Jones und Musik von AudioBox. Moderator der DCS-Preisverleihung, die in diesem Jahr von Ark Data Centres unterstützt wurde, war Paul Trowbridge EVITO, dem Schwesterunternehmen von Angel Business Communications. Die Gewinner wurden von der Leserschaft von Angels Print- und Online-Veröffentlichungen ausgewählt. Insgesamt wurden 19 Auszeichnungen verliehen. 

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Richard Stevenson, CEO of Red Box, discusses the results of the company’s recent ‘Being Human’ report, which provides some valuable insights into the Conversational AI market – how its use is already helping to improve customer and employee experiences, as well as contributing to fraud prevention. Richard also discusses the roadblocks that need to be overcome before the technology becomes pervasive.
Robert Belgrave, CEO of Pax8 EMEA, shares his plans for the company, following a recent $185 million investment round - with ongoing geographical and technology solutions expansion very much on the agenda. Robert also provides some fascinating insights into the post-pandemic Channel and end user business worlds.
Marc Garner, VP, Schneider Electric UK and Ireland, outlines the features and benefits of the recently launched Easy Modular All-in-One Data Center, before discussing the growing applications for modular data centres – not least the edge computing market.
Stéphane Estevez, EMEA Director of Product Marketing, Observability & IT Markets at Splunk, discusses the findings of the company’s ‘State of Observability 2022’ report. He outlines the three different stages of the observability journey, the main reasons why organisations adopt observability solutions and the main benefits of doing so. He ends up with some key observability recommendations.

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