Cloud survey results - Part 2: 84.5% said business applications most common cloud app used

Posted by John Ryan
on 22-May-2019 08:20:00

Zinopy’s recent cloud security research found that 91% of Irish businesses either had a cloud development strategy or is currently putting one in place. Here is the second part summarising the survey highlights. Read part 1 HERE.

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Topics: Security, Cloud

Cloud survey results - Part 1: 91% of Irish organisations have or are developing a cloud strategy

Posted by John Ryan
on 08-May-2019 09:54:45

Zinopy recently conducted research into the cloud and cloud security and found that 91% of Irish businesses either have a cloud development strategy or is currently putting one in place. Here are some of the highlights from the survey. The rest will be posted on 22 May.

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Topics: Security, Cloud

TechBeat survey 2019 results: Cloud security

Posted by John Ryan
on 24-Apr-2019 08:42:00

In March 2019, TechBeat in association with Zinopy and Check Point, conducted a survey to determine how we are managing cloud security in Ireland.

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Topics: Security

What is Privileged Access Management and how does it improve my security?

Posted by John Ryan
on 10-Apr-2019 07:17:00

Privileged user accounts provide advanced access rights to critical systems and sensitive data. They are like VIP passes to a show – only the select few have them.

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Topics: Security

TechBeat survey: How secure is your cloud?

Posted by John Ryan
on 20-Mar-2019 16:01:34

Take the survey to be in with a chance to win a Microsoft Surface Go tablet. Update 1 April 2019: The survey is now CLOSED.

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Topics: Security, SecureOperationsCentre

Security awareness for executives

Posted by John Ryan
on 13-Mar-2019 08:04:00

Whilst organisations are spending more budget on securing their IT, there is still the human element which cannot be ignored. The ICO UKs Q2 2018/19 figures show that out of 675 cyber incidents reported, 367 were phishing attacks - that’s 54%.

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Topics: Security, SecureOperationsCentre

Rethinking our approach to cyber security

Posted by John Ryan
on 27-Feb-2019 07:07:00

When you mention cyber security, thoughts generally focus on perimeter security; breach prevention, firewalls, email protection, anti-malware software, anti-spam, anti-phishing – all primarily preventative technologies.

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Topics: Security

6 steps to protect your organisations’ passwords

Posted by John Ryan
on 13-Feb-2019 07:08:00

Data reported by Symantec CloudSOC in ETCIO.com found that enterprises on average use up to 1,000 cloud apps. However, most CIOs think their organisations only use around 30 or 40 cloud apps. In fact, the average number of apps adopted by enterprises is 928 leaving an awful lot untracked by CIOs.  

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Topics: Security

How to secure the cloud

Posted by John Ryan
on 23-Nov-2018 11:09:14

In a world of predators, you need to master your survival skills. No one implementing cutting-edge cloud technology can afford to ignore security. It is the main barrier to cloud adoption. Already, 27% of IT security budgets are allocated to cloud security and this is estimated to reach 37% in the next 12 months.

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What is Privileged Access Management and why it’s growing at 32% CAGR

Posted by John Ryan
on 07-Nov-2018 15:30:43

What is Privileged Access Management and why it’s growing at 32% CAGR

Privileged Access Management refers to a class of solutions that help secure, control, manage and monitor privileged access to critical systems. A privileged user has administrative access to these critical assets.

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Topics: Security