Tags: privacy

Cisco and INTERPOL have announced a deal to share threat intelligence. The deal is headed by the INTERPOL Global Complex for Innovation (IGCI) in Singapore. As part of this deal the two organisations will develop a joint approach to coordinating and sharing data. The release says that the deal will improve threat detection around the…

Sales reps using social media to research prospects

CRM vendor SugarCRM has discovered that sales reps are turning to social media in order to research prospects. LinkedIn (64%) is the most common research location followed closely by the prospects own website (63%). Google (61%) is also a common search location. As well as LinkedIn, sales reps also use Facebook (53%) and Twitter (34%).…

NHS sets out data security and protection requirements

The NHS has published the 2017/18 Data Security and Protection Requirements. They are a direct response to recent incidents especially the WannaCry ransomware attack. They also address the ten data security standards recommended by Dame Fiona Caldicott, the National Data Guardian for Health and Care. All health and care organisations must take these steps before…

Google DLP API protects sensitive data

In March, Google launched a beta for its new Data Loss Prevention (DLP) Application Programming Interface (API). That product is now in production and with Google claiming that it can identify up to 50 types of sensitive data. Among those data types are credit card numbers, names and phone numbers. Developers can now identify data…

Is Equifax starting to get a grip?

Over the last four days there are signs that the Equifax debacle has begun to bottom out. Before things started to get better, they had to get worse. A security company has disclosed that details of staff and complaints were held on an easily accessible system. Worse still, the passwords were so basic that they…

Brian Berns explains why we need user assessment software

On a recent visit to New York, Enterprise Times caught up with Brian Berns, CEO, Knoa Software. The conversation focused on the use of user analytics as it applies to the use of enterprise software. This is not a new topic and one that has been around for several decades. However, it is fair to…

NordVPN squares up to China VPN ban

NordVPN has taken on the Chinese government with its latest update for Android. The company says its Android App has been specifically adapted to get around the Great Firewall of China. The timing of the release is good. In the last month Apple has withdrawn VPN products from its store. Meanwhile other sources are reporting…