Cybersecurity New Year’s resolutions, you say? Why not.

It’s mid-January, and oh, how time flies. It wasn’t long since we bid farewell to 2017 and welcomed the new year with renewed hope and vigor. Of course, with such positivity comes a sense of an equally favorable outlook for the year ahead. However good that may sound, being faced with a tabula rasa may pose a challenge equivalent to writer’s block: We simply don’t know where to begin. This … [Read more...]

CES 2018 and how to protect your smart home

The Consumer Electronics Show (CES) 2018 kicked off on January 9th at the Las Vegas Convention Center with a lot of cool new tech: ultra-thin laptops, Sophia the Robot, and solar powered smartwatches. The biggest consumer technology theme of the year, though, was smart home products. … [Read more...]

Our Most 7 Most Popular Posts of 2017

2017 has been a busy year for everyone, here at Ipswitch, Inc, and beyond. But now that we’re settling into the New Year, it’s time to take a look back at some of our most helpful, interesting, and entertaining blog posts of the past 365 days as we say goodbye to 2017, and hello to the new year. … [Read more...]

8 Technologies Financial Institutions Should Be Aware Of

Organizations in the finance industry are constantly at risk of being victims of a data breach, from both the inside and outside. Due to the potential financial value of the data held in these organizations, it’s important that IT teams stay up to date with new technologies that could help in the fight against data breaches. Below I’ve briefly outlined eight technologies which could help you … [Read more...]

Parallels Showcases Cross-Platform Solutions at Channel Partners SHI Sales Kick-Off

SHI Sales Kick Off – Parallels presented its award-winning cross-platform IT solutions at its channel partner’s SHI Corporate Sales Kick-Off in Austin, TX, January 17-20, 2018. Alongside another important channel partner Tech Data, Parallels was able to show how its solutions simplify corporate IT by cutting complexity and costs, while supporting any device, anywhere. Parallels award-winning … [Read more...]

The GDPR: Understanding the right to erasure

Article 17 of the EU General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR), the “right to erasure” (also known as the ‘right to be forgotten’), allows individuals to request the removal of personal data that an organisation holds on them. Individuals can exercise this right when:  The controller no longer needs the data for the purpose that it was originally collected;  The individual withdraws consent;  The … [Read more...]

A Closer Look at Insider Threats in the Financial Sector

According to the IBM X-Force Threat Intelligence Index 2017, the financial services industry experienced the highest number of cyber-attacks in 2016. 58% of these attacks were caused by insiders. 53% of insider attacks were inadvertent, and only 5% were malicious. Insider attacks are not necessarily initiated by current employees, but also former employees and third parties. The report suggests … [Read more...]

How Customer Service Can Turn Angry Customers into Loyal Ones

Good customer service seems like common sense for businesses. But how valuable is it really? Until now, this has not been rigorously quantified across different companies. Businesses are understandably reluctant to share their CRM and sales data, and most research in this field has been based on surveys. But as more Americans seek customer service online, social media offers a better platform … [Read more...]

Newsweek says DA raided its offices for computer server information

Newsweek Media Group said Thursday the Manhattan District Attorney’s Office conducted a search of its computer servers at the magazine’s New York City offices.“No information regarding the company’s content, stories, personnel or sources was given... … [Read more...]

Overnight Cybersecurity: House panel releases Fusion GPS testimony | Senate votes to extend NSA spy program | Russian hackers find new political targets

Welcome to OVERNIGHT CYBERSECURITY, your daily rundown of the biggest news in the world of hacking and data privacy. We're here to connect the dots as leaders in government, policy and industry try to counter the rise in cyber threats. What lies... … [Read more...]