IT’s biggest challenge? Preventing a network breach

The biggest challenge that enterprises face today is that of network security. This has been further reinforced recently with a worldwide poll carried out by SearchNetworking – (56% of the 1,560 networking pros agreeing with the above).

http://searchnetworking.techtarget.com/news/4500248638/ITs-biggest-challenge-Preventing-a-network-breach?track=NL-1817&ad=901489&src=901489

 

VPN’s are so insecure you might as well wear a KICK ME sign

Researchers identify 14 of the top commercial virtual private networks in the world not providing the privacy and anonymity they promise, as IP data leaks come to light.

http://www.theregister.co.uk/2015/06/30/worlds_best_vpns_fall_flat_in_security_tests/

http://www.net-security.org/secworld.php?id=18571

 

Government must invest in skills and police resources to tackle cyber crime

The ever pressing matter of cyber security has led to those in the industry to call on the government to do more when it comes to investing in skills and police resources throughout the country.

http://theconversation.com/government-must-invest-in-skills-and-police-resources-to-tackle-cybercrime-43661

 

Sophos lists on London Stock Market

Billion pound flotation for British cybersecurity firm confirmed as the largest ever Software Company to list in London – as Britain’s tech economy strengthens further.

http://www.telegraph.co.uk/finance/newsbysector/mediatechnologyandtelecoms/digital-media/11701224/Sophos-listing-creates-Londons-latest-unicorn.html

 

Fraud costs UK SMEs billions per year

Study by ‘Sage Pay’ finds that despite an average annual investment of £1881, more than a 1/3 of UK businesses have experienced some form of fraudulent activity over the past 12 months.

http://www.smallbusiness.co.uk/news/outlook/2488106/fraud-costs-uk-smes-billions-per-year.thtml