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Shadow IT undermines IT departments

IT departments can no longer be the people who always say ‘no’ and must get used to saying ‘yes’ said Jared Wray, the chief technology officer for cloud infrastructure provider, CenturyLink Cloud. Speaking at Cloud Expo Europe 2014, he warned that staff will ignore IT and go to the cloud without IT approval. He said… Read More


Who is keeping your data safe and how?

What makes a good data security guard? Matt Lovell, the chief technology officer of Pulsant, assesses what should be looked for in a third party provider for both physical and cyber security. 16.10.13 – Entrusting mission critical data to a third party is not a decision to be taken lightly, and requires the highest level of… Read More


28 million records exposed through property website security flaw

A privacy flaw enabling open access to millions of property records on the Immobilise UK National Property Register website has been identified and fixed. Security expert, Paul Moore discovered a flaw which allowed access to other peoples’ records. The site makes it possible for users to list and add details about valuables in their homes to… Read More



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