A recent court decision, involving the UK’s first ever data breach class action, has significant data protection implications for every business in the country that holds personal data on employees, customers or suppliers. The decision opens the way for victims of data breaches to sue those who hold the data, even if it has been leaked criminally by an employee.
The IT Service Desk is under more pressure than ever. Staff expect immaculate performance as they work, transact business, purchase online and explore new services via their smart phones and other BYOD. When technical issues arise, minutes matter and solutions are needed on the spot. In this complex environment, good vendors have evolved into full strategic partners.
News has just broken about another high-profile data breach and another Chief Security Officer losing his job as a result. Following on from the firing of the CIO and CSO of Equifax in September, the CSO of Uber, Joe Sullivan, has now been let go after the company was forced to admit to a significant data breach in October 2016.
Transputec joined the ranks of premium recruiters at the Imperial College Technology Fair last week. This annual crowd-puller gave us the opportunity to meet future stars of the tech scene – some of whom we hope to welcome to Transputec very soon.
Malicious cyber attacks are not only rising by the day, but also becoming increasingly sophisticated in nature.
Just a couple of weeks ago Belgian security experts warned that the security protocol used to protect the vast majority of Wi-Fi connections could be broken. This means all modern protected Wi-Fi networks could potentially be exposed to hackers using this new technique to steal sensitive information like credit card numbers, passwords and emails.
I am delighted to announce that leading business disruption incident management tool, Crises Control, and cutting edge behavioural monitoring tool, ThreatSpike, have jointly won the category of Cyber Security Partnership of the Year in the prestigious CIR Risk Management Awards 2017.