Press Room

Press articles relating to everything cybersecurity, data protection, GDPR & compliance, latest breaches & new security solution updates, all offering an insight into the cybersecurity industry

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2018/19 Publications

Computer Weekly October 2019

Data Management Strategies are evolving – so must enterprises

A growing number of data-driven initiatives, alongside heightened demand for security in governance, data management and compliance, has led to the rise of a more holistic approach – integrated risk management.

Read the full article here

Network Security Magazine October 2019

Goodbye SIEM, Hello SOARX

Security Information and Event Management (SIEM) technologies have, to date, been leading the war against cybercrime. Welcome SOARX, a solution that offers a central cybersecurity management platform that allows you to monitor, manage, respond, and orchestrate your entire network and security infrastructure via a single pane of glass.

Read the full article here on page 20

Comms Business August 2019

Digital Pathways links up with iCyber Security

Digital Pathways, has linked up with cyber defence system provider, iCyber-Security in order to promote the iCyber-Sheild defence platform.

Read the full article here 

Computer Weekly August 2019

Mitigating social engineering attacks with MFA

The growing frequency of social engineering attacks highlights the increasing need for organisations to take steps to mitigate the effects of phishing

Read the full article here

Mail on Sunday July 2019

Use free wi-fi at your peril.

How the man sat behind you could be emptying your bank account!

Read the article here

Article also published in Express Digest and Newstral

Network Security Magazine July 2019

Why you need Cyber Essentials

The UK Government’s Cyber Essentials programme was developed to help businesses mitigate common online threats.

Read the article here on page 20

Ignites Europe June 2019

WhatsApp Hack: firms urged to pay attention to security risks

How many people think that their data is not of value?

Read the article here

Computer Weekly May 2019

Data governance: The importance of getting it right

Controlling data is a challenge today, with storage being so easy and cheap to implement. But how much is duplicated and how do you know who has access to it and if they should! This article talks about the issues and solutions.

Read the full article in Computer Weekly

Professional Security Magazine Online, May 2019:

GDPR: still much to do???

The article looks at the state of GDPR after one year in force.

Read the full article in Professional Security Magazine Online

Global Security Magazine May 2019

WhatsApp hack and Stuxnet worm very similar

Is the WhatsApp hack similar to the Stuxnet worm seen during the Iran war?

Read the article in Global Security Magazine

Professional Security Magazine online, April 2019

Why Cyber Essentials is essential

This article looks at the benefits of certifications for Cyber security and why all size organisations should look to be certified.

To read this article & more from Professional Security Magazine

Info Security Magazine April 2019:

Can your data be held hostage?

Are the old days of the protection racket now coming to the digital data world, and organisations being threatened if they don’t continue to pay up?

Read the full article in Info Security Magazine

Network Security Magazine, March 2019:

IoT regulations: fact or fiction?

With so many devices on the internet and many without any security considerations, is now the time to force manufacturers to add strong security by imposing regulations?

Read the full article in Network Security Magazine, page 20

Computer Weekly Magazine March 2019:

Using simulated disaster management to tackle the security skills gap

Data security skills are in short supply, at a time when hackers are most active. Is it now time to have cyber technology take over the heavy lifting freeing the data security experts to do their jobs better?

Read the full article in Computer Weekly

Smart Cities World January 2019:

Connectivity in the smart city

Should data security be at the heart of our smart cities and be measured so any new client can rate a building for data protection?

Read the full article in Smart Cities World

Global Security Magazine December 2018:

Marriott hit by hack but where was their log management?

Another hack but how long has it taken to detect and warn its customers, too long as this article points out.

Read the full article in Global Security Magazine

Computer Weekly December 2018:

The Future of Network-Connected Device Security

With so many new devices hitting the market which connect to the internet, experience is showing that most are not secure and leave the user exposed to a wide range of cyber attacks.

Read the full Computer Weekly report

The Mail on Sunday and Mail Online November 2018:

Can you trust one free app to keep all your passwords safe?

Everyone faces the issue of remembering passwords, whether that be for business or personal use. This article looks at the benefits and pitfalls of password managers.

Read the full article in The Mail Online

Essex Live November 2018:

The chilling email threatening to share embarrassing information that is ‘driving people to suicide’

Spam email is effecting everyone but some emails are so realistic that people surcome to the damnds contained within the email

Read the full article in Essex Live

Network Security Magazine October 2018:

How trustworthy is AI?

What data security controls (if any) are being put into AI at development stages to protect us

Read the full article on page 20 of Network Security Magazine.

The Mail On Sunday and Mail Online October 2018:

‘Pay the ransom – or watch me wreck your life’

How far will hackers go to get their targets to pay up, are protection rackets coming back but now in the digital world.

Read the full report at The Mail Online

The Mirror October 2018:

Chilling ransom attacks threatening to share embarrassing information ‘driving people to suicide’

Spam emails that have your personal information included, are often so real people believe them.

Read the full article in The Mirror

Computer Weekly Magazine October 2018:

Quantum Computers are coming

The new era of computers is nearly with us and so how will data security keep pace and still secure our data?

Read the report in Computer Weekly

Global Security Magazine September 2018:

Recent Hacks Highlight Need For Intelligence Threat Detection

Traditional Anti Virus is just not good enough in todays world of Fileless attacks.

Read the full article in Global Security Magazine

Mail on Sunday, and Mail Online September 2018:

Hackers steal details of 380,000 BA Customers

Large data breach at BA, but whay was the data not better protected and what can the victims do to protect their identies moving forward.

The full report can be read at Mail Online

Smart Cities World September 2018:

What impact will GDPR have on smart buildings and the data they hold?

Smart Cities and GDPR: What’s next?

Read the full article in Smart Cities World

Network Security Magazine August 2018:

Knowing What you Have: The Road to Effective Data Discovery

GDPR has highlighted the problem of how much data we store and in turn how we can find sensitive data when required for example during a Subject Access Request.

Read the full article on page 15 in Network Security

Info Security Magazine July 2018:

Education & Training: The Downfall of File-less Attacks (AVT)

Advance Threat Detection and user education is the only way to stop the new forms of data attacks.

Read the full article in Info Security Magazine.

Global Security Magazine July 2018:

GDPR Breach: Ready, Get-Set, Go!

Data breaches are still happening even with GDPR! Is nobody encrypting their data?

Read the full article in Global Security Magazine.

Smart Cities World July 2018:

Implementing responsible AI from the start

Will artificial inteligence in smart buildings be the weak link if data security has not built in at the design stage.

Read the full article in Smart Cities World

 Global Security Magazine 

Tesla Feel The Heat Of An Insider Threat

Many companies fail to consider the insider threat with dangerous consequences.

Read the full article here in Global Security Magazine. 

Intercontinental Finance & Law May 2018

Defend at all costs!

The legal sector is one of the most targeted business sectors by hackers. Is it because their defences are so weak?

Read the full article in Intercontinental Finance & Law

Business and Industry Today May 2018

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

Digital Pathways are recognised by Business and Industry Today for their work in cyber security.

Read the full article on page 32 here

Computer Weekly April 218

Network security in the age of the internet of things

With the rapid growth of IoT devices attaching to our networks do we now know where and how our data is leaving the environment?

Read the full article in Computer Weekly 

Smart Cities World April 2018

Sharing a Data Protection Officer

With GDPR imminent, will organisations be able to afford their own Data Protection Officer or are we about to see the Virtual DPO?

Read the full article in Smart Cities World

Network Security Magazine April 2018

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.

To read the full article in Network Security Magazine on page 20

Public Sector News April 2018

UK Councils Must Get Their Cyber Security ‘Act Together’

Data owners or managers of departments do not consider who has access to their data and they leave decisions to the IT Department expecting them to know who can access the data and what they can do with it.

Read the article in Public Sector News

Network Security Magazine January 2018

Tackling Push Payment Scams

The Payment Systems Regulator (PSR) has announced an industry-wide action plan to tackle push payment scams

Read the article on page 20 of Network Security Magazine

Infosecurity Magazine January 2018

Cybersecurity Predictions for 2018

What do we think 2018 will bring in thedata security market place?

Read the article in Infosecurity Magazine

Computing Security Magazine january 2018

GDPR: The Silver Lining

Read the full article in Computing Security Magazine

Estate Agent Today January 2018

GDPR: New warning about data security, including job applications

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.

Read the full article in Estate Agent Today

Securing Email is Essential

Why mail by electronic must never let down its guard. Ensuring emails are secure is a concern to anyone dealing with confidential information – which of course, includes both the law and finance sectors. However, today, more than ever, it is important, rather critical, to be aware of the dangers of using the usual email […]

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How to improve security against email attacks and for GDPR compliance

About 200 billion emails are sent every day, but because of its importance email is constantly exploited by attackers, and yet is often overlooked in cyber security strategies It is not unusual for emails to be used for arranging payments or for submitting identifying documents. “Legal services seem to do 40% of their work on […]

PKWARE partners with Digital Pathways to further UK expansion

LONDON, July 18, 2017 /PRNewswire/ — PKWARE, a global leader in data security, and UK-based Digital Pathways, have announced a new value added partnership. Digital Pathways, established in 1997, specialises in data protection and cyber security. The company works with some of the world’s leading companies to ensure the safety of their data and their compliance […]

Information Security and the Legal Sector

Safeguarding their interests against cyber-attacks should be a top priority for law firms. Financial loss is rarely the most detrimental issue for businesses where cyber attacks are concerned. The legal sector is an especially attractive target for cybercriminals due to the wealth of sensitive information held by law firms. A successful cyber-attack has the potential […]

Are you ready for the General Data Protection Regulations?

Data holding is no longer something an organisation can take lightly, it needs serious thought and processes put in place. The General Data Protection Regulation is the process by which the European Parliament intends to strengthen and unify data protection for all individuals within the European Union (EU). It also addresses the export of personal data outside […]

Do you know if your emails are secure?

Of all the millions of emails sent each day, how many senders even think about whether their messages are secure? Traditional email has the confidentiality level of a postcard – anyone involved in its transport can easily read it. Lack of care becomes even more of a problem when the sender is attaching confidential or […]

Cybersecurity: What are Insurers Looking For?

Nicola Laver investigates how low firms can satisfy their insurers that their cybersecurity and anti-commercial crime strategies are robust. Given that research has shown that cyberattacks on UK  law firms increased by nearly 20% between 2014-2015 and 2015-2016, robust cybersecurity strategies are vital issues; furthermore, 73% of the top 100 law firms in the UK […]


Cyber security is generally agreed upon as a protection of electronic information, the ICTs that support cyberspace. It is also protection in a number of spaces including personal, professional, and even national. Sometimes, all three of these can interconnect into a cyber nightmare because one element was vulnerable to being attacked, which in turn had […]