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Information security challenges holding back innovation in the financial services sector, finds Claranet

Information security challenges holding back innovation in the financial services sector, finds Claranet

Financial services organisations are feeling particularly challenged by the need to secure their applications and data, and for many this is hindering their efforts to adapt rapidly to changing market conditions.

New Data Protection Bill looks to go further than GDPR

New Data Protection Bill looks to go further than GDPR

The new Data Protection Bill, which plans to overhaul the UK's data protection regulations, has been welcomed by managed services provider (MSP) EACS.

Confidence in disaster recovery plans falls for second consecutive year

Confidence in disaster recovery plans falls for second consecutive year

New research from business continuity and disaster recovery service provider, Databarracks, has revealed that organisations are now less confident in their ability to recover from an incident. Contributing factors include a lack of testing, budgetary constraints and the growing cyber threat landscape.

Public Service Credit Union reports surge in online mobile banking adoption and usage among retail and business members

Public Service Credit Union reports surge in online mobile banking adoption and usage among retail and business members

Malauzai Software, a provider of mobile and online banking SmartApps for community financial institutions, has announced Colorado-based Public Service Credit Union (PSCU) has successfully rolled out a full digital banking platform for its business and retail members.

Internet tips for DIY data recovery 'to blame for permanent data loss'

Internet tips for DIY data recovery 'to blame for permanent data loss'

The data recovery company, Kroll Ontrack, is seeing an increase in do-it-yourself (DIY) data recovery attempts on media shipped to their labs.

Schneider Electric research details a cost and benefit analysis of micro data centre deployments

Schneider Electric research details a cost and benefit analysis of micro data centre deployments

Small data centres deployed at the Edge of networks are growing in importance as the demand for digital services continues to surge.

Cyber-security breaches – A fact of life?

Cyber-security breaches – A fact of life?

By James Callender, Producer at Lockton Companies LLP.

If anything should focus the minds of Government Ministers and MPs about the importance of online security, the recent cyber attack on both Houses of Parliament should.

IT teams and the C-suite must work together to deliver comprehensive cyber-security, says EACS

IT teams and the C-suite must work together to deliver comprehensive cyber-security, says EACS

This is now increasingly moving to medium-sized organisations, who are also seeing their capital, reputation and intellectual property challenged by new and insidious threats. However, according to IT solutions and managed services provider (MSP) EACS, while many IT teams are taking steps to improve their organisations' security posture, their efforts are being hampered by an indifference to the topic within the broader C-suite.

Loss prevention devices for high-end, interactive consumer electronics

Loss prevention devices for high-end, interactive consumer electronics

For retailers of high end consumer electronics such as smartphones, tablets, e-readers, drones, digital cameras, and fitness watches, the customer's retail experience can be just as important as loss prevention.

Retailers must be ‘peak-proof’ well-ahead of time to maximise revenue

Retailers must be ‘peak-proof’ well-ahead of time to maximise revenue

With only 4 months to go, this year's Black Friday and Cyber Monday are set to be even bigger following the positive eCommerce figures seen last year, with retailers such as Joseph & Joseph, Jack Wills and The Works reporting huge increases in sales.