Entries by Digpath

Network Computing Awards 2018

Digital Pathways are very proud to announce, that following nominations for the Network Computing Awards 2018, we have been confirmed as finalists in the following category: Security Product of the Year (nSuite – Managed Security Services) Here’s how you could help us win the above award. We would be really grateful if you could spare a […]

Worried about Cyber Security? Visit us at LegalEx

With the GDPR (General Data Protection Regulations) coming into effect this May and the NIS (Network Information Systems Directive ) in May 2019, together with the increasing number of cyber security breaches we see every day, it is no wonder that cyber security issues are one of the top concerns for the legal sector. For […]

Secure Email: Simplified

Despite the clear benefits of secure email, organisations and individuals continue to send unencrypted emails around the world, risking their digital security and email privacy. Relying on unencrypted email is the digital equivalent of sending a postcard in the mail. Before landing in your recipient’s inbox, regular email travels through servers all over the world. […]

How Can You Increase Your Wi-Fi Security? Here are a few simple ways…

Failure to implement basic Wi-Fi security practices is leaving organisations vulnerable to digital security threats, yet there are simple steps you can take to increase your protection. Separating guest Wi-Fi access Free guest Wi-Fi is no longer a perk, but an expectation. Whether customers are visiting the bank or barber, their local coffee shop, museum, […]

Tackling Push Payment Scams

The Payment Systems Regulator (PSR) has announced an industry-wide action plan to tackle push payment scams. A push payment is where a bank or other payment service provider (PSP) is instructed to transfer money from a customer’s account to another account. When a customer gives consent for a transaction to be processed, it becomes an […]

Rethinking Cloud Storage Platforms for Business

In the rush to take advantage of the many benefits of cloud storage, organisations are failing to consider the legality and security of these solutions. Dropbox, OneDrive, BT Cloud, and Google Drive are used every day by millions of individuals and organisations around the world. However, entrusting the same third-party cloud storage provider with your […]

Cybersecurity Predictions for 2018 – Part Two

In the first part of our overall look at 2018 predictions, we determined six of the top 11 trends that were predicted for this year. In this second installment we will look at the remaining five overall topics that are expected to shake cybersecurity in 2018. IoT Legislation The Internet of Things (IoT) may be the most affected […]

Cybersecurity Predictions for 2018 – Part One

Over the course of December and into the New Year, my inbox fills up with predictions for what 2018 will bring cybersecurity. At the end of 2016 we assessed a whole host of industry predictions and determined 12 topics that would dictate 2017: skills gap, ransomware, poor routine IT practices, political disruption, CIO activities, social media attacks, AI, advanced cyber-criminals, GDPR, a cloud vendor […]

GDPR: The Silver Lining

ARE there four letters presently capable of generating greater fear and anxiety for organisations around the world than GDPR? Colin Tankard, managing director, Digital Pathways, seeks to alleviate those concerns The majority of conversations surrounding the imminent arrival of GDPR – General Data Protection Regulation – strike a tone similar to the way citizens were […]

GDPR: new warning about data security, including job applications

There’s a new warning being issued for estate agents and all other businesses to ensure they are prepared for the General Data Protection Regulation, coming into effect on May 25 this year. GDPR will impact how agents collect data from prospective clients in-branch, over the telephone, and how they communicate with portal leads. In practical terms it means […]