Most cybersecurity professionals will have spotted right away that this is a trick question. It’s not an either/or situation; both have a crucial role to play as part of the 360-degree, multi-layered backup strategy that’s...
In many cases, businesses report themselves.
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
Jon Fielding, Managing Director EMEA, Apricorn looks ahead to the cyber landscape in 2021 and predicts that it will be the year that organizations start to fully embrace cyber resilience...
11-25-2020 | Jon Fielding
Supply-chain cybersecurity attacks aren’t new, but they’re far from being under control.
A recent study from Resilience 360 found that there were nearly 300 cybersecurity incidents impacting supply-chain entities in 2019. With the average business sharing data with more than 500 third parties, it’s no wonder that the Ponemon Institute reports...
11-13-2020 | Tammy Wiatt, American Security Today
Even before the COVID-19 pandemic, remote and mobile working was on the rise.
As the global workforce shifted from office to home practically overnight, it became abundantly clear that workers would use a variety of devices at their disposal outside of their corporate firewall.
08-20-2020 | Jon Fielding, teiss
The world may have slowed down somewhat in recent months, but cyber-attackers haven’t paused for a second. Some big names have been hit by significant data breaches during lockdown – including Twitter, which fell victim to a...
07-07-2020 | Jon Fielding, Professional Security Magazine Online
Mobile working has notoriously proven to be a huge risk to data security, and the problem has only been exacerbated recently with the vast proportion of the UK’s workforce following strict government guidelines to
04-23-2020 | Alexandra Gerea, ZME Science
04-23-2020 | Sead Fadilpašić, IT Pro Portal
22 April, 2020 | Mark Jones, TechHQ
09 April, 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...
20 March, 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
Thursday, March 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
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
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.
10-01-2019 | Jon Fielding
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
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...
12-14-2017 | Government and Public Sector Journal, Jon Fielding
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