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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
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...
Kill or cure? Jon Fielding wonders if the focus on technology, rather than security, in considering the future of hybrid working is misplaced
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...
10-06-2020 | Apricorn
10-06-2020 | Adrian Kingsley Hughes, ZDNet
09-29-2020 | Adrian Kingsley Hughes, ZDNet
08-27-2020 | Apricorn
08-20-2020 | Jon Fielding, teiss
04-23-2020 |, IT Pro Portal
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.
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
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...
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...
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...
12-18-2019 | Jack Wallen
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
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.
11-29-2019 | Liv Rowley
11-22-2019 | Joseph Steinberg
Criminals have been targeting travelers for as long as there have been people and roads.
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.
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.
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.
09-05-2019 | Jon Fielding
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
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.
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.
04-01-2019 | Haibin Zhang
03-21-2019 | Tomáš Foltýn
03-18-2019 | Jon Fielding, Managing Director, Apricorn (EMEA)
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.
03-12-2019 | Grace Halverson, ITPro
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.
12-03-2018 | Jon Fielding, Managing Director, Apricorn (EMEA)
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.
11-08-2018 | Jon Fielding, Managing Director, Apricorn EMEA
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.
10-28-2018 | Jon Fielding, Managing Director, Apricorn (EMEA)
09-11-2018 | Ross Davies
08-30-2018 | John Fielding
08-18-2018 | Global Banking and Finance Review
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.
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.
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.
05-22-2018 | Brian Shillibeer
05-21-2018 | Anna Jordan, Small Business Co.uk
04-04-2018 | Jon Fielding
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.
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.
03-19-2018 | Nick Ismail, Information Age
03-05-2018 | USA Weekly
01-08-2018 | GDPR Report; Jon Fielding
12-14-2017 | Government and Public Sector Journal, Jon Fielding
12-14-2017 | InfoSecurity Magazine, Tara Seals
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