Helping to secure the Everywhere Perimeter

Avaya is announcing a new foundation approach to network security that aims to reduce the growing number of breaches compromising data integrity and privacy. The new approach will enable organisations to create stealth, hyper-segments within their networks that are invisible to hackers and provide the elasticity to protect the ‘everywhere perimeter’.

Ping and Microsoft partner

Ping Identity is working with with Microsoft to deliver integrations that extend the value of Azure Active Directory (Azure AD), Microsoft’s leading Identity and Access Management as a Service (IDaaS) solution. Through this relationship, Ping Identity solutions serve as a bridge to expand secure remote access and single sign-on from any device to more on-premises web applications for Microsoft Azure Active Directory customers.

One in five businesses don’t test for security vulnerabilities

Osterman Research and Trustwave have released a new report that shows many businesses fail to conduct frequent security testing despite believing that it’s critically important to securing their systems and data. Shockingly, one in five of businesses surveyed for the report admitted they don’t do any security testing, despite the fact that 95 percent of survey respondents reported encountering one of the dozen common security issues associated with security vulnerabilities.

A total of 89 per cent of users wouldn’t know if their mobile device had been cyber attacked

A recent survey by app security specialist Promon has revealed that mobile users are massively unaware of cyberthreats, with an overwhelming 89 per cent of respondents admitting they wouldn’t know if their device has been infected through a cyber attack. Users’ lack of awareness of mobile threats presents a significant challenge for businesses across every sector, meaning companies need to take extra steps to secure their customers’ data, says Promon.