Data Security

How to Develop a Secure Culture

Posted in Security Awareness, Security Management on Oct 10, 2018

Security awareness, staff training and policy development all play a crucial role in protecting your organisation from security risks – but in order to see real benefits from your actions, your organisation needs to develop a secure culture.

Achieving PCI compliance with a third-party service provider

Posted in Security Management, Strategy on Oct 10, 2018

If you’re working with a third-party service provider, remember it’s still the responsibility of your organisation to ensure that your customers’ data is handled in compliance with PCI DSS standards.

Should Your Organisation Be Worried About Ransomware

Posted in Ransomeware on Oct 03, 2018

There's a new threat facing your organisation. It uses never before seen tactics to get straight to the heart of your secure systems; compromising your valuable data and attempting to exploit your organisation for thousands of pounds.

How to Reduce Social Media Security Risk

Posted in Security Awareness on Sep 26, 2018

Your organisation needs to think carefully about the risk social media poses to its security, and how to Reduce Social Media Security Risk

Why You Need to Measure Your Application Security Program

Posted in Security Awareness on Sep 19, 2018

If you aren’t measuring your efforts by tracking and analysing your results, you will end up with an incomplete and ineffective program, without the support, funds or focus required to protect your organisation against security breaches.

Do staff need to be trained in social media security

Posted in Security Awareness, Data Security Basics on Sep 19, 2018

Should their staff be trained in social media security? Or does it pose minimal risk?

Reduce the Risks of Phishing

Posted in Implementing Security, Security Awareness on Sep 12, 2018

Phishing is a big problem for organisations, for two simple reasons: it's easy to do, and it works. It's relatively easy for hackers to send hundreds of thousands of emails, to employees at hundreds of organisations.

Signs you need to define software development process

Posted in Security Management, Software Development on Sep 12, 2018

Look out for these 5 signs that your company needs to define its software development process.

Essentials of End User Security Training

Posted in Security Awareness on Sep 05, 2018

No matter how secure your software, or how comprehensive your security policy, your organisation is put at risk each and every day. The culprit? Your employees.

Are you really writing secure software

Posted in Software Development on Sep 05, 2018

Most experienced software developers have an understanding of common security issues, but no one developer can ever know everything. We share some of common security blunders developers make.