Entries by Jon Dixon

Security Best Practices

Most Information Technology security professionals would agree that it is no longer a matter of if you get breached, it is a matter of when. And with the media awash with news informing us of businesses or government organisations suffering data breaches and high-profile attacks, security teams are being held accountable for addressing risks – […]

What’s the next big thing in Cyber Security?

Twenty years ago, security in IT broadly only consisted of firewalls, antivirus, passwords and development patches. Hackers and data thieves soon found ways of attacking these simple devices to gain access to sensitive organisational data. As a result, security providers and vendors have invested in the development and production of more advanced technologies in order […]

Data security: Two factor authentication

In today’s technological world, media reports of website hacks are becoming more and more prevalent. Furthermore, with human error reportedly accounting for almost two-thirds (62%) of data breach incidents, personal details are frequently being compromised. Nowadays passwords alone, even those considered complex, are no longer satisfactory to keep the hackers at bay. A scary thought […]