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07-17-2021 | IT ProPortal, Sead Fadilpašić

In many cases, businesses report themselves.
Since GDPR came into effect in May 2018, almost half of UK businesses (43 percent) have been reported to the Information Commissioner’s Office over a breach, either actual or potential.

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06-17-2021 | Apricorn

Apricorn, the leading manufacturer of software-free, 256-bit AES XTS hardware-encrypted USB drives, today announced the release of the USB 3.2 Gen 1 Aegis Padlock SSD encrypted portable drive. The updated device is nearly twice as fast as its predecessor, reaching read speeds of up to...

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06-10-2021 | Apricorn

Apricorn, the leading manufacturer of software-free, 256-bit AES XTS hardware-encrypted USB drives, today announced the Aegis Secure Key 3NXC has been awarded FIPS 140-2 level 3 validation (certification #3943) by the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST). This level of certification...

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04-29-2021 | ITProPortal, Sead Fadilpašić

Some do it on purpose, but others are lacking necessary knowledge.

If remote workers still haven’t placed your organization’s sensitive data at risk, they’ll most likely do so in the near future.

According to a new report from encrypted USB manufacturer Apricorn, employees at more than a third (35 percent) of UK businesses

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04-27-2021 | ITSecurity Wire, Jon Fielding, Managing Director, Apricorn EMEA

Through 2020 and into 2021, cyber threats have increasingly targeted the end-user working from home, with attackers exploiting unprepared and distracted employees with laptops full of corporate data. Cybercriminals using...

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04-07-2021 | Apricorn

Apricorn, the leading manufacturer of software-free, 256-bit AES XTS hardware-encrypted USB drives, today announced new findings from the Apricorn 2021 Global IT Security Survey, which found that, in some instances, respondents have placed unwarranted trust in their employees, household members and third-party vendors. More than 400 IT security practitioners across North America and Europe responded to questions about security practices

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03-24-2021 | InfoSecurity Magazine, Jon Fielding, Managing Director, Apricorn EMEA

The boundary between work life and personal life that was already softening before the pandemic is now well and truly blurred. As the line that divides home from office becomes ever more hazy, it seems inevitable that...

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03-03-2021 | Ben Lovejoy, 9 to 5 Mac

The Aegis Secure Key 3ncx is designed to provide a solution to a problem that remains common even in today’s cloud-based world: balancing convenience with security when it comes to USB keys.

If we all lived in the always-connected, high-speed, cloud-based world, the ads would have us believe, USB keys...

12-24-2020 | Jon Fielding, Managing Director, Apricorn EMEA

Kill or cure? Jon Fielding wonders if the focus on technology, rather than security, in considering the future of hybrid working is misplaced
Combined home and office working will become ingrained as a long-term model over the coming year. Doing this securely and sustainably demands a major culture shift; every employee must be accountable for protecting corporate and personal data.

12-13-2020 | Chris Voss

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12-14-2020 | Apple Tech Talker

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11-25-2020 | Jon Fielding

11-13-2020 | Tammy Wiatt, American Security Today

10-31-2020 | James Smythe, Mighty Gadget

Apricorn is one of the most reputable names in the secure storage business, and their latest launch is the Aegis Secure Key 3NXC. It is essentially the same as the existing Aegis Secure Key 3NX, but the USB-A port is now USB-C. While other brands have shifted to app-controlled Bluetooth based drives, this is a traditional keypad based drive. While more basic, it offers the advantage of being completely software free. You manage everything via the keypad on the drive...

10-28-2020 | Apricorn

10-15-2020 | Joe Porletto, Gadgeteer

10-06-2020 | Apricorn

10-06-2020 | Adrian Kingsley Hughes, ZDNet

09-29-2020 | Adrian Kingsley Hughes, ZDNet

09-20-2020 | Les Tokar

08-31-2020 | Tom at Techtrends

08-27-2020 | Apricorn

08-20-2020 | Anton Shilov, TechRadar Pro

08-20-2020 | Jon Fielding, teiss

08-05-2020 | Adrian Kingsley Hughes

07-23-2020 | Apricorn

07-07-2020 | Jon Fielding

02-05-2020 | Rod Scher, PC Mag

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04-23-2020 | Alexandra Gerea, ZME Science

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04-23-2020 | Sead Fadilpašić, IT Pro Portal

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04-22-2020 | Mark Jones, Tech HQ

While spend on cybersecurity tech remains strong amid a budget freeze, organizations are overlooking a key cause of compromise: workers.

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04-22-2020 | Apricorn

Over half of organisations expect their remote workers to expose them to the risk of a data breach

More than a third of IT leaders state their remote workers don’t care about security, according to annual survey by Apricorn

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04-20-2020 | Stephen White

In this new decade, organisations will face a fresh management challenge: how to fully engage and get the best from a workforce that encompasses four different generations working side by side. Each has its own set of expectations, skills, values, experience and priorities – as well as diverse attitudes to work, and how...

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04-19-2020 | Jon Fielding

Having employees from up to four different generations with differing levels of technology skills, attitudes to security, working styles and expectations, creates new cyber-security challenges...

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04-09-2020 | Jon Fielding

Before the current health emergency, many organisations had equipped themselves well to support remote and mobile working, recognising the productivity and agility that could be gained. Nobody, however, expected that they’d suddenly need to enable an entire workforce to do their jobs from home. The resulting disruption is huge...

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12-18-2019 | Jack Wallen

Jack Wallen shares cybersecurity predictions that might make your IT skin crawl. Find out what he thinks could be the silver lining to this security nightmare.

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12-13-2019 | Aaron Hurst

As we prepare to wrap up 2019, and the decade as a whole, experts have given their predictions for cyber security in the year 2020

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12-09-2019 | Alex Scroxton

The Ministry of Justice has lost 354 smartphones, PCs, laptops and tablets in the past 12 months, according to a Freedom of Information
request, and other government departments are in the same boat

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12-09-2019 | Sam Allcock

One of the biggest recent shifts in corporate culture is the rise of remote working—otherwise known as telecommuting. “Clocking in” is now, for many, a figurative phrase, as technology enables more people to avoid the commute, and work from home instead.

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11-29-2019 | Liv Rowley

Jon Fielding, managing director for the EMEA at Apricorn, has asserted that enterprises will have to address security for the new multi-generation

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11-22-2019 | Joseph Steinberg

Criminals have been targeting travelers for as long as there have been people and roads.

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11-11-2019 | Michael Walter

Working closely with AI has led researchers from one institution to embrace a familiar piece of technology that may surprise many of their

peers: the USB drive. The team wrote about its experience in the Journal of Digital Imaging.

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On August 4th, 1945, just days before the US Airforce dropped the ‘Fat Man’ atomic bomb on Nagasaki, the US Ambassador to Moscow received an elaborate gift from the Soviets.

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10-01-2019 | Jon Fielding

As technology has advanced, many once-ubiquitous pieces of business equipment have been relegated to the back of a cupboard.

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09-05-2019 | Jon Fielding

Could the humble USB be making a comeback? Jon Fielding, MD EMEA of Apricorn, discusses why secure usb drives are seeing a resurgence

in popularity

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08-29-2019 | Jon Fielding

We are now over one year on from the introduction of the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) and yet companies seem no further ahead

with their compliance efforts, with many still at risk of falling foul of the ‘not so new’ regulation

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08-23-2019 | Owen Hughes

The August edition of Digital Health’s cyber security round up includes updates on the Capital One data breach – described

as one of the biggest ever – and insights from Hiscox’s Cyber Readiness report.

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07-30-2019 | John Hilton

Cyber-attacks are increasingly focusing on using employees as a backdoor into businesses.

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07-18-2019 | press team

Cybercriminals are a scourge to every company: the security breaches they execute can inflict considerable damage to an

organization’s reputation and bottom line, as well as a litany of logistical headaches.

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07-10-2019 | Leslie Meredith

You probably don’t give much thought to your USB drives. When you need to transfer a file from your computer to a drive, often, you grab

the first one you see in a desk, the bottom of a bag you used at a conference or in the kitchen junk drawer.

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04-01-2019 | Haibin Zhang

As cloud storage becomes more common, data security is an increasing concern

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03-21-2019 | Tomáš Foltýn

Our penchant for plugging in random memory sticks isn’t the only trouble with our USB hygiene, a study shows

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03-18-2019 | Jon Fielding, Managing Director, Apricorn (EMEA)

By passing the California Consumer Privacy Act (CCPA), which goes into effect on January 1, 2020, the Golden State is taking a major step in the protection of consumer data.

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03-15-2019 | Help Net Security

Against the backdrop of a complex and growing cyber threat landscape, organizations are waking up to the fact that one of the biggest chinks in their armour against a data security breach is humans.

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03-13-2019 | Nick Farrell, Fudzilla

The Machines are OK.

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03-12-2019 | Grace Halverson, ITPro

Far from being part of an exotic holiday, island hopping is a hacking technique that could pose a serious threat to your business

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12-28-2018 | Daniel R. Stoller

Congress is likely to embark on an ambitious effort to pass a broad new data privacy law in 2019. Tech companies are pressuring lawmakers to pass a bill to counter the European Union’s strict General Data Protection Regulation and California’s tough new privacy law.

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12-03-2018 | Caitlin Fairchild, Nextgov

The Marriott breach—the latest of many mega-breaches—inspired some lawmakers to push for new privacy legislation.

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12-03-2018 | Jon Fielding, Managing Director, Apricorn (EMEA)

Digital transformation is happening everywhere at breakneck speed. Each year brings a new development or a new technology that increases and evolves digital strategies worldwide.

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11-27-2018 | Brian Sims

Jon Fielding (managing director for EMEA at Apricorn), Sam Humphries (senior product marketing manager for global markets and compliance with Rapid7), Deral Heiland (Internet of Things research lead at Rapid7) and Jose Miguel Esparza (head of threat intelligence at Blueliv) have all voiced detailed and thought-provoking opinions on their security predictions for 2019.

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11-08-2018 | Jon Fielding, Managing Director, Apricorn EMEA

Jon Fielding, Managing Director, EMEA, Apricorn shares his views about the opportunities that are out there for those in the channel prepared to get involved with mobile security

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10-29-2018 | Carlie Osborne

Heathrow Airport fined £120,000 over USB data breach debacle In a prime example of data protection failure, a USB containing sensitive information ended up in the hands of the public. In a prime example of data protection failure, a USB containing sensitive information ended up in the hands of the public.

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10-28-2018 | Jon Fielding, Managing Director, Apricorn (EMEA)

Digital transformation is happening everywhere at breakneck speed. Each year brings a new development or a new technology that increases and evolves digital strategies worldwide.

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09-11-2018 | Ross Davies

Keeping sensitive data secure yet still available to soldiers carrying out tactical actions is a challenge in harsh operational environments.

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08-30-2018 | John Fielding

Mind the GDPR gaps: the biggest risks that remain for UK companies

Three months on, what are the biggest areas of risk for UK companies?

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08-18-2018 | Global Banking and Finance Review

Aegis Secure Key 3NX brings down the cost of compliance – delivering next level features, widest range of capacities and cooler running temperatures at a lower price point

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08-15-2018 | Brian Fagioli, Betanews

Storing files in the cloud is very convenient, but understandably, if they contain extremely sensitive information -- such as trade secrets -- you may not want to transmit them over the internet.

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06-08-2018 | Jon Fielding, HelpNetSecurity

95 percent of surveyed organisations in the UK recognise problems with mobile and remote working, and worryingly, 18% suggest their mobile workers don’t care about security, according to Apricorn.

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05-28-2018 | Jon Fielding, Managing Director, Apricorn EMEA

Deciding how an organisation’s sensitive data should be protected and who is responsible for this is an important process. A wrong decision could not only cost a company its reputation, but also result in huge financial fines.

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05-24-2018 | Jon Fielding, HelpNetSecurity

The noise around the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) has been unavoidable, and for good reason.

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05-22-2018 | Brian Shillibeer

Most companies are not confident of being fully compliant ahead of the GDPR deadline with the biggest fear being the loss of data on laptops and other mobile devices.

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05-21-2018 | Anna Jordan, Small Business

Worryingly few organisations think that they're prepared for the GDPR, with many worried that they won't meet standards for compliance.

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05-02-2018 | Jon Fielding, Legal IT Professionals

It’s not surprising that the legal sector represents a goldmine for hackers; it is a vital component of UK business and government infrastructure.

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04-04-2018 | Jon Fielding

Enabling partners in a supply chain to share information and collaborate is crucial to a contracting organisation’s agility and competitive edge.

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04-03-2018 | Michael Hill, InfoSecurity Magazine

The General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) is now less than two months away from coming into force and with the deadline looming organizations are continuing to source, implement and perfect strategies to aid them in their compliance efforts.

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04-02-2018 | Christopher Burgess, Security Boulevard

We are all familiar with the refrain that compliance does not equal security; well, neither does employee convenience.

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03-22-2018 | Stuart Littleford, Government sand Public Sector Journal

Following the news that Wigan County Council have experienced more than 80 data breaches in the past 2 years, the council has reinforced the importance of data security to all its staff.

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03-19-2018 | Nick Ismail, Information Age

The path to compliance with GDPR looks different for every organisation; it’s a tweak to an existing security policy for some, and a vast project for others

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03-05-2018 | USA Weekly

Starting a business is a big achievement for many entrepreneurs, but maintaining one is the larger challenge.

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01-08-2018 | GDPR Report; Jon Fielding

The change of year from 2017 to 2018 will have brought a reality check for many companies preparing for the GDPR. Now is the time for every business owner to stop, measure their security posture...(go to article)

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12-15-2017 | Banking Exchange, Steve Cocheo

How clean is that device you are about to stick in your company computer? (read online article)

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12-14-2017 | Government and Public Sector Journal, Jon Fielding

Without question, mobile and remote working offers huge business benefits, but it also exposes organisations to risks that can be... read full article

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12-14-2017 | InfoSecurity Magazine, Tara Seals

A full 87% of employees surveyed have lost a USB drive and failed to notify their company. A recent survey from Apricorn of more than 400 IT professionals from industries including... (read more)

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12-14-2017 | betanews, Ian Barker

Security polices for USB devices are frequently outdated and inadequate, and enterprises are often failing to (read online article)

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12-12-2017 | SCMagazineUK, Jon Fielding

Organisations should create an environment where people feel comfortable discussing data security. If you can create a culture that ...(read more)

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10-05-2017 | Jon Fielding

It’s not surprising that the legal sector represents a goldmine for hackers; it is a vital component of UK business and government infrastructure.(read full article)

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03-30-2015 | digital reviews

We highly recommended that little critter for its security in such a tiny USB key package...this time around it sports USB 3.0, it's a bootable drive and Read Full Article

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