Cyber Security Company of the Year – Digital Pathways: Securing your data

Business and Industry Today is extremely proud to present Digital Pathways with our Cyber Security Solutions Company of the Year Award. Established in 1996 by Managing Director, Colin Tankard, Digital Pathways is reputable for their award-winning and ground-breaking data security solutions that help businesses improve and protect their digital assets. Grounded in Harlow, Essex, Digital […]

Network security in the age of the internet of things

Wireless devices and smart technologies are increasingly being brought into the workplace, and pose a growing risk to company data The internet of things (IoT) is a comparatively recent invention. Ten years ago, we only worried about protecting our computers, and it was only five years ago when we needed to protect our smartphones. Now […]

Sharing a Data Protection Officer

The General Data Protection Regulations, which comes into force shortly, requires the need for a Data Protection Officer… As we all know by now, the General Data Protection Regulations, the process by which the European Parliament intends to strengthen and unify data protection for all individuals within the European Union (EU), as well as addressing […]

The Threat of Fileless Trojans

The growth in the use of fileless or zero-footprint attacks is alarming. And while they seem to have been targeted at corporate networks so far, they will spread wider. Fileless attacks do not rely on installing new software but use legitimate applications in the OS. An advanced volatile threat (AVT) does not write itself onto […]

UK Councils Must Get Their Cyber Security ‘Act Together’

UK councils must get their cyber security ‘act together’ according to Colin Tankard, Managing Director of data security company, Digital Pathways Human beings are always the weakest link in the cyber security arena and the only way to stop this is by providing excellent training and awareness programmes, according to Tankard. He says, “My experience […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]