Are humans still the weak link in the Cyber Security chain?

Posted by: Alex Kurz  /  09 August 2017 09:45:00 BST

I think the answer has got to be a resounding yes.

There will always be black swans and sheep that roll across the cattle grid to freedom and suicidal kangaroos that continue to be killed on the roads in Australia. In any type of environment users will be ingenious and sidestep governance and red-tape to get the job done, and there will always be users that despite how much you tell them not to, will commit suicide by uploading the secret sauce to the Web.

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Topics: CensorNet, Unified Security Service, Cyber Security

Cloud Security - how is 2017 shaping up?

Posted by: Ed Macnair  /  07 February 2017 09:42:36 GMT

With January rapidly becoming a distant memory, and as all those New Year good intentions get left by the wayside, I am pleased to report the race to the cloud continues apace.

But as enterprises embrace the cloud to help their businesses become more agile and responsive, they invariably encounter more security threats and become more susceptible to breaches from multiple channels. Legacy security technologies simply lag behind, as they just weren’t designed to deal with these threats.

So in this complex world, what do we think are the big up and coming cloud security trends? Here we take a look at our top five…

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Topics: Cloud, Security, CensorNet, Cloud Application Control, CASB, Apps, cac

“Catch us if you can” – What CensorNet’s acquisition of SMS PASSCODE really means

Posted by: Ed Macnair  /  04 April 2016 14:36:41 BST

If we’ve done our job well and the PR wheels are spinning as they should, then you’ve probably seen the recent press release detailing CensorNet’s acquisition of SMS PASSCODE. To say that I’m feeling a little bit pleased about it, would be the textbook definition of a gross understatement.

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Topics: Authentication in the Cloud, Cloud, Multi-factor Authentication, Security, SMS PASSCODE, CensorNet

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