Software Security

What is the best line of defence against Ransomware?

By |2017-10-11T15:40:17+00:0011 October 2017|Analysis, Software Security|

Of the various recent high-profile IT security breaches, perhaps the one to have the biggest impact on the public consciousness was that which affected the U.K.'s National Health Service. While other incidents may have had a greater financial cost or lead to greater loss of data, it was the inability for a hospital to treat [...]

CIC Security Insights: What’s good about IBM and Cisco’s security hook up

By |2017-06-19T09:27:52+00:0019 June 2017|Analysis, Security, Software Security, Vendor Analysis|

IBM and Cisco have announced that they are to collaborate and better integrate their solutions to improve cybersecurity. In their press release announcement, the collaboration move will include: “IBM Security's QRadar, Watson for Cybersecurity, App Exchange, X-Force Threat Intelligence, Resilient IRP and managed security services, and Cisco's Next-Generation Firewall (NGFW), Next-Generation Intrusion Protection System (NGIPS) [...]

CIC Security Briefing Note: IBM delivers Dynamic Security for Hybrid Cloud

By |2016-10-17T10:52:21+00:0012 November 2014|Analysis, Cloud, Security, Software Security|

Over the last few years, IBM has invested heavily in rebuilding its security products. It has made a lot of point acquisitions to address perceived weaknesses in their product portfolio and aligned many of its internal tools to ensure a coherent product strategy. IBM makes a play for delivering a unified architecture, platform, security tools [...]

CIC Security Briefing Note: Without the right help, the CISO will not secure the enterprise

By |2016-10-17T10:52:21+00:0012 November 2014|Analysis, Security, Software Security|

Regular surveys of C-Suite executives around the world consistently show that information security is among their top three concerns. This is hardly surprising. The rising tide of compliance and privacy legislation bringing in potentially crippling fines, customers willing to launch class-action lawsuits and the impact on businesses of a trashed reputation mean that companies can [...]