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Adding up the cost of a financial data breach
Feature | December 2020
How can financial services organisations keep their confidential information secure to safeguard their data and reputation?
A forward-looking guide to buying IT equipment for SMEs
Feature | December 2020
Working out when to upgrade business technology is not just about its physical capability. Simon Michie at Pulsant explains why
The dawn of a new internet era
Opinion | December 2020
Our use of internet resources is growing exponentially – but the infrastructure to support it is lagging behind

December 2020
Employees can work from anywhere with our results driven CRM focused on customer retention and business growth

Network attacks hit two-year high during pandemic, despite shift to remote working
News | December 2020
WatchGuard report details COVID-19 impact on security threat landscape
Containerisation and cloud-native apps to define the 2021 data storage landscape
News | December 2020
Scality announces its data storage predictions for 2021
South East Cyber Resilience Centre welcomes Cantium’s CEO Mark Scott to its Board
News | December 2020
“our work raising the profile of information security has never been more important.”
Secure I.T. Environments completes 80-mile data Centre migration over a weekend
News | December 2020
Migration work for Essex Partnership University NHS Foundation Trust was carried out under COVID-19 safety measures
Zero Trust
Opinion | December 2020
Ved Sen at TCS UK explains how modernising our approach to cybersecurity can also empower business growth
The future workplace – making it seamless and secure
Feature | December 2020
Businesses are starting to think to a future beyond COVID-19 – but what will the workplace look like then?
Eyes on the horizon
opinion | December 2020
How will enterprise and consumer internet habits change in 2021? Angelique Medina at ThousandEyes shares her predictions
Network Computing Awards 2020
Awards | December 2020
The results of the 2020 Network Computing Awards were announced in October. Here we profile this year’s winners:

Company of the Year - ExaGrid

2020 really is the gift that keeps on giving – assuming you’re a cybercriminal. According to the recently released 2021 Cyber Security Industry Report 2021 from Bulletproof, penetration test data from the past year has revealed that critical flaws found in business infrastructure and applications have increased since 2019, where it was 1 in 5, with under-investment in cyber defences and lack of security culture cited as the main causes. The report reveals that attackers have continued to take advantage of the current global pandemic by targeting organisations with poor security, using tried and tested techniques well understood by the security industry.

By analysing data from penetration tests and proactive monitoring, as well as compliance insights and research, Bulletproof identified that intelligence is often not good enough and provides a false sense of security. Remote workers are at a higher risk of falling victim to phishing campaigns as attackers have increased their use of this tactic and been successful. The full Bulletproof report is available to download here

As we approach the end of the year it’s only natural to start planning for the new one around the corner, perhaps even moreso given the tumultuous last twelve months. To this end we have several articles this issue that look forward to 2021, with predictions for both the technology trends that lie ahead and their likely impact on an increasingly remote workforce. What will the workplace look like after COVID-19? Has the pandemic permanently altered the way we do business? As a wise man once said, look to the future now, it’s only just begun...

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