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Improve Network Security & Reduce Costs With Security As A Service

So, you’ve got tons of bandwidth available. Now, what about your firewall & network security? In this article, we look at how Security as a Service (SaaS) improves business network security and reduces costs. Over the last couple of years, the impact of Gigabit Internet connections has been enormous, with service providers offering a variety of fibre gigabit internet connections (some better than others). Businesses have quite rightly jumped at …

Are employees the root of most cyber-breaches?

In a time when Cyber-crime is growing at an astronomical rate, are your employees the biggest risk when it comes to cyber-breaches? The biggest strength for most companies is their human capital and it is usually seen that most of their employees did something at least once that could have left their company at cyber-risk. Its commonly seen that employees prioritize personal convenience over security protocols when it comes to …

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A Business Guide to Ransomware

Ransomware has become the most talked about security threat following the ‘WannaCry’ cyber attack that hit the NHS, Spain’s Telefónica, FedEx and Deutsche Bahn, along with many other companies worldwide in May 2017 that caused so much chaos. With thousands of posts being published you probably don’t have the time to read them all, so we’ve decided to help you out and squeeze all the important bits and facts into …

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‘Four Pillars of Network Security’ series: Part 2 – Behaviour Monitoring

All you have to do is read the headlines to know that the conventional approach to IT security is failing. The rising number of security incidents globally reached 1,792 with nearly 1.4bn data records being compromised and billions of dollars lost along with reputations irreparably damaged. That is a year on year rise of 86 per cent and a clear indication that the criminals are winning the cybersecurity war and …

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Datasharp attends InfoSec 2017 with Rebasoft

Are you attending InfoSec 2017? Datasharp are attending InfoSecurity on 6th-8th June 2017 with our new security partner, Rebasoft. At the event, At the event, we will be showcasing how we can mitigate modern network risks with Rebasoft’s security solutions for ‘Unified Network Access Control’ and ‘Network Behaviour Threat Detection’. We welcome anyone to come to our stand (K68) in the ‘Discovery Zone’ and tell us about a particular security issue …

‘Four Pillars of Network Security’ series: Part 1 – Network Visibility

For years, the security industry has debated whether outsiders or insiders pose the biggest risk to your network. Today, this argument has become moot as the network demarcation boundaries have been blurred and the threats are all around us. Hackers are finding gaps before you do It is getting harder to know who, and what, is on the network accessing services, data and critical assets at any given time. This …