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September 26, 2017  2:57 PM

How printers can be a launchpad for malware attacks

Louella Fernandes Profile: Louella Fernandes
iot, print, Security

HP continues to shine a spotlight on print security with the recent announcement of embedded print security features that aim to mitigate the threat of malware. So how vulnerable are printers to external attacks, and how can businesses limit their risks? While the prevalence of...

May 9, 2017  8:58 AM

GDPR: Why print is a crucial element of endpoint security

Louella Fernandes Profile: Louella Fernandes
GDPR, MPS, Security

The EU General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR), which takes effect on 25th May 2018, could prove to be a catalyst to change the existing haphazard approach to print security. Networked printers and multifunction printers (MFPs) are often overlooked when it comes...

February 3, 2017  6:43 PM

AV security – unwelcome guests and visual oversight?

Rob Bamforth Rob Bamforth Profile: Rob Bamforth
BYOD, Security, Wi-Fi

Consumerisation and collaboration bring many positive changes to the enterprise. Employees can now use the devices they prefer. Through social media, they have also become used to sharing and communicating more readily with friends and colleagues. However, these changes also introduce security...

March 22, 2016  10:14 AM

Repelling targeted attacks in the cloud

Bob Tarzey Profile: Bob Tarzey
Cloud Computing, Trend Micro

In a previous blog post, 'The rise and rise of public cloud services', Quocirca pointed out that the crowds...

November 3, 2015  8:33 AM

Text messaging 4 businesses – the rise of the machines

Rob Bamforth Rob Bamforth Profile: Rob Bamforth
A2P, Google, icq, Internet, IOS, IP address, Skype, Viber, WIndows Phone

Now that so many people have smartphones, mobile network data plans have become more generous and instant messaging has sprouted everywhere from being embedded in social networks to tools like 0 Comments     RSS Feed     Email a friend

August 14, 2015  9:31 AM

The growing role of cloud in unified communications

Rob Bamforth Rob Bamforth Profile: Rob Bamforth
IOS, Microsoft, Skype, WebRTC

As communications systems evolved from the analogue, ' 1 Comment     RSS Feed     Email a friend

August 12, 2015  10:13 AM

The rise of digital natives and their enthusiasm for cloud services

Bob Tarzey Profile: Bob Tarzey
Cloud Computing, Data-security

Two years ago Quocirca published a research report, The Adoption of Cloud-based Services, which looked at the attitude Europe organisations had to the use of public cloud...

August 7, 2015  1:55 PM

Confidence in data security part 2 – Weak links – the info supply chain

Bob Tarzey Profile: Bob Tarzey
DLP, Security, Supply chain

A previous blog post, Room for improvement, showed that organisations which invest in user education, advanced technologies and the...

August 6, 2015  2:20 PM

Do simple single function consumer wearable devices have a future or are they just a passing fad?

Rob Bamforth Rob Bamforth Profile: Rob Bamforth
3D Printing, adoption, Aliyun, Business, Cloud Computing, Data-security, service provider

The current market driver for wearables appears to be fitness applications and there are plenty of fitness devices already on the market with new entrants popping up 0 Comments     RSS Feed     Email a friend

August 4, 2015  7:12 AM

Securing the Internet of Things – time for another look at Public Key Infrastructure (PKI)?

Bob Tarzey Profile: Bob Tarzey
Encryption, Internet of Things, iot, PKI, Public-key infrastructure

The Internet of Things (IoT) is a broad area that is attracting much discussion. Wikipedia starts its IoT definition as follows: ‘the network of physical objects or "things" embedded with electronics, software, sensors, and connectivity to enable objects to exchange data with the...

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