Cybersecurity in 2020 – the why, not the what

2020 is here, and the predictions season is well and truly upon us. Each and every year, security practitioners worldwide offer their two pence on what the year ahead has in store for our industry. It …
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Threat intelligence lists – to trust or not to trust?

Before we stumbled into the current decade (hello 2020), we wrote a blog post about a talk that our Chief Security Strategy Officer, Charl van der Walt, gave at our annual UK Cybersecurity Summit even …
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There’s no such thing as free wi-fi – a lesson in VPN security

SecureData’s long-standing ethos has been to dispel cybersecurity myths with a dose of objectivity from research findings. Our dedicated security intelligence team regularly looks above the parapet …
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Are password parameters leaving us more prone to cyber-attacks?

IT governance recently reported a total of 1.34 billion personal records being breached in November 2019 alone, across 87 separate security incidents. Throughout the year, some of the biggest and most …
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Reflections on the UK Cybersecurity Summit 2019

On Thursday 7th November, SecureData hosted its 12th annual UK Cybersecurity Summit, held at London’s Institute of Engineering and Technology (IET). With the curtain now closed on yet another succes …
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It wasn’t the Russians (this time)

Fancy Bear is a Russian APT group best known for their hack of the Democratic National Committee during the 2016 election. A new group has recently been impersonating them and appear to own a large bo …
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Clipping the wings of Pegasus – surveillance and WhatsApp

Israeli spyware company NSO Group has been heavily featured in the news recently, and for good reason. Facebook-owned WhatsApp is suing NSO Group after the phones of some WhatsApp users were breached …
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Why we all need to weigh into the world of cybersecurity

Who should take responsibility for the multi-million-pound problem (or lucrative market, depending on whose perspective you take) that is cybercrime? Governments are in a privileged position of having …
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The security shift from beginning to the endpoint

Over the past two decades, the enterprise has evolved significantly in terms of technology,software and connectivity. However, one aspect remains pretty constant: the importance of the employee workst …
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5 reasons why you should attend SecureData’s Cybersecurity Summit this November

Once upon a time, we thought cybersecurity didn’t matter; that hacks and breaches were the domains of nefarious actors teaching unethical corporates a lesson for playing fast and loose with our info …
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