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How secure is your supply chain?

Supply chains are fast becoming one of the top targets for cyber criminals, so when it comes to supply chain risk management, organizations in every industry need to start paying more attention. While the vast majority of business leaders recognize that cybersecurity is now a key priority, the UK’s Department for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport (DCMS)...

Kingston VP80ES IronKey Vault Privacy 80 is an encrypted USB-C SSD with touchscreen

Solid state drives don't just make wonderful internal boot drives for computers -- they're excellent for external storage too. Not only are they smaller than mechanical hard disk drives, but they use less power and are much faster as well. Quite frankly, if you are someone that needs to transport data on a portable drive, you'd be insane to still use...

Windows 11 Phone is everything a mobile operating system should be

Microsoft certainly bet big on Windows 10 Mobile, even going so far as to buy phone giant Nokia in order to make its own handsets for it. While there was much to recommend the tiled mobile operating system, the combined might of iOS and Android proved too strong for the would-be rival. Windows 10 grew into a great operating system on PCs and tablets,...

Why the voice network is a blind spot for security professionals [Q&A]

We're familiar with threats to data and data networks, but there's another part of corporate communication that's often overlooked yet represents an equally valid attack vector and equally high risks. We spoke to Mutare CTO Roger Northrop to find out more about the risks voice networks present and why organizations need to take them seriously. BN: With...

Silicon Power PCIe Gen 4x4 UD90 solid state drive is fast, but the SSD is also kind of slow

Are all PCIe 4.0 solid state drives fast? Absolutely. However, they aren't all the same speed. For instance, the Mushkin SSD we covered here can achieve read speeds up to 7,415MB/s -- that is really fast. A new SSD called "UD90" from Silicon Power, however, can only do up to 4,800MB/s. Yes, folks, we have two M.2 drives, both with the same PCIe Gen...

The current state of intelligent automation adoption in cybersecurity

In the past year, research indicates that nearly a third of organizations have accelerated their plans to automate key security and IR processes, whilst another 85 percent plan on automating them in the next 12 months. Despite the positivity of these statistics, many organizations struggle to change to a more automated process. This was highlighted...

Employee burnout: The financial impact to businesses and how to tackle it

Customers are always at the heart of a business. In fact, company owners, managers and their employees often go out of their way to please and satisfy every client’s needs. There is no hiding that this can be a tiring and demanding process, and it can eventually end up having a detrimental impact on a business' biggest asset: its employees. Without...

Four reasons you should go digital in your asset management

Managing assets is an important but laborious task. It can be difficult to track the location, condition or repair history of individual assets, and surveys are highly costly and time-consuming. It’s likely your work is being doubled-up and digging out asset data requires you to locate the one CAFM super-user on your site, or you end up relying on pieces...

How Fortune 1000s can get privileged access management right

Privileged access management is not a new concept to most IT and security leaders, but we’ve seen a surge in cyber incidents focused on exploiting privileged access that have renewed its importance. From the Windows Print Spooler vulnerability of 2021 to the Okta breach that impacted hundreds of companies earlier this year, attackers continue to gain...

HP chooses Ubuntu-based Pop!_OS Linux for its upcoming Dev One laptop -- could System76 be an acquisition target?

Rumors have been swirling lately that HP was planning to release a laptop running the Pop!_OS operating system. Today, System76's CEO Carl Richell shared on Twitter that this is absolutely happening -- a 14-inch developer-focused notebook called "Dev One." While this is good news for the Linux community overall, it is quite curious. After all, System76...

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