Category Archives: Security

Weathering the storm: Four ways DRaaS can help you sleep easy

As the UK begins to recover from its wettest winter for 100 years, while the US and Australia remain in the grip of extreme weather, Mark Rogers looks at how Disaster Recovery as a Service could help keep businesses running …read more

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Seven deadly wins. As a service, is this the year when CIOs get ‘Xaasy’?

Vince DeLuca, CEO Logicalis US, wonders which of the seven main ‘aaS’ (as a service) applications will underpin service-led transformation as CIOs strive to maintain their own relevance in the face of the increased influence of line of business managers. …read more

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Can CXOs protect customer data from spying eyes?

Not a week seems to go by without another revelation about the NSA, and other national security agencies, accessing companies’ data. But whether you are reassured that national security is being maintained or less enthusiastic, as Noam Chomsky was in …read more

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Cyber liability insurance. Another Y2K or a new essential?

Mark Rogers looks at the huge and rapidly growing market for cyber liability insurance and the risks highlighted by those bringing these new products to market, to ask “Is this something we really need?” Cyber liability insurance, the insurance industry …read more

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EU Cyber Security Directive

Mark Rogers addresses growth and security and how a proposed EU Cyber Security Directive focussing on network and information security (NIS), must get the balance right. As usual, a proposed EU Cyber Security Directive, drafted by the European Commission, looks …read more

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BYOD in Schools – Taking Care of Security

Following Chris Gabriel’s examination of BYOD in Education, this follow up addresses some of the security issues faced by BYOD in schools. Earlier this year we discussed how an increasing number of schools are seeking to enliven the education experience …read more

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When flexible working met outsourcing

One ‘enterprising’ employee in the US last week reminded us of one the basic truths of IT security. Logicalis CEO Ian Cook looks at what happened when flexible working met outsourcing. At first glance, it is hard to know whether …read more

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Bring your own device (BYOD) is here to stay, but what about the risks?

James Tay, CEO at Logicalis Asia, considers the options when it comes to managing the data security risks associated with BYOD. Should it be the traditional Network Access Control (NAC) approach, the belt and braces of Mobile Device Management or …read more

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DNS Poisoning and the Enterprise

Fabio Hashimoto, Technology Manager at PromonLogicalis, gives us the low down on ‘DNS Poisoning’, a hacking technique exploiting inherent vulnerabilities in the internet technologies that are now commonplace in enterprise systems. First of all, what is DNS Poisoning? DNS Poisoning …read more

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