Tag Archives: Security


CIA and Cyber Security

Think security, think CIA – but we’re not talking spies and sleuths The threat of cyber-attack is increasing every year, and only recently have we read about Dixon Carphone’s huge data breach last year. It’s bad for customers and it’s bad for business. According to figures published by the Online Trust Alliance, 2017 was the worst […]

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Data Backup Tape

The Big Data Backup Myth

Tom Bale, Business Development and Technical Director, Logicalis Channel Islands, argues that improved data management and use of structured records provide a better solution to data issues than relying on a data backup. There is more data out there than ever before. In 2012 IBM estimated we generate over 2.5 billion gigabytes of data a […]

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Cyber Vulnerability Meltdown Spectre

The “Spectre” of a Meltdown

Ron Temske, Vice President of Security Solutions, Logicalis US, shares his thoughts about Meltdown and Spectre. Many of you may have read about two new cyber vulnerabilities – Meltdown and Spectre. I want to spend a little time sharing my thoughts about these vulnerabilities and Vulnerability Management in general. The focus here is not to […]

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IT Security Tips for homeworkers

IT Security Tips for Home Workers

In the wake of Friday’s cyber-attack that has so far hit 150 countries, Ron Temske, Vice President, Security Solutions, Logicalis US offers up practical IT security tips to avoid homeworkers becoming the next significant IT security breach for your organsiation. I don’t think I’ve met an executive globally, either through work or socially, who doesn’t […]

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Without an additional S for Security – the benefits of SMAC may not be realised

In this latest blog in a series deconstructing the Logicalis Global CIO study, Ruediger Rath, Head of Europe for Logicalis, explores SMACS and its disruptive powers in business. SMAC (social, mobile, analytics and cloud) is the idea that four technologies are driving business innovation in our new digitally defined world. However, these game-changing technologies are for […]

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CIO Concerns

What is the number one issue for CIOs?

In continuation of our series on the Logicalis Global CIO study, Ricky Magalhaes, Head of Offshore Security at Logicalis Jersey, explains why security concerns are top of mind for over six in 10 CIOs worldwide. Towards the end of 2016, the UK’s Chancellor of the Exchequer, Philip Hammond, announced that the government would invest £1.9bn […]

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Cyber Security Articles

6 Cyber Security articles you must read.

As news headlines tell us that cyber security lessons are to be offered at schools in England, the US Department of Defense’s (DoD’s) cyber security capabilities are being called into question and China introduces new cyber security laws, Joanne Nelson draws our attention to six cyber security articles you really should read. Cyber Security articles from […]

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What is Ransomware? A C-Suite Quick Guide

Significant attention is being given in the news across the world to active and emerging cyber attacks. Alastair Broom,  takes a look at one of those: Ransomware – to ask what it is and how some organisations are dealing with it. Dip into tech headlines across the world and it is clear that cyber attacks are […]

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IT Security-as-a-Topping is off the menu

According to PwC’s annual Global State of Information Security Survey, UK businesses are spending an average £6.2m every year on IT security (up from £3m in 2015). Richard Alexander, CTO for Logicalis UK, digs deeper. In many cases IT security spend is burning a cavernous hole in company balance sheets – without necessarily giving businesses much […]

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2017 Tech Predictions

Making predictions in an unpredictable world

In the year of Brexit and Trump, Chris Gabriel, Chief Digital Officer for Logicalis Europe predicts that electronic digital crime will explode, data privacy breaches will claim scalps, automation will be 2017’s buzzword and the open source movement will challenge profit-making business models in his 2017 tech predictions. It’s the time of year to engage […]

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