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Oct 10, 2019
What is 'human layer security'?

Put simply, an organisation’s 'human layer' is its people. It’s all the employees and contractors on the payroll who carry out daily tasks to help the organisation function and achieve its business goals. And your human layer can actually cross ...

Oct 1, 2019
What we’re talking about during Cyber Security Awareness Month 2019

October is a big month for cybersecurity globally. In the US, the Department for Homeland Security runs National Cyber Security Awareness Month, while ENISA (The EU Cyber Security Agency) and the European Commission hosts European Cyber Security Month (ECSM). Both ...

Sep 18, 2019
Five reasons you need enhanced email security in Office 365

It’s estimated that 70% of enterprise organisations  will move to Office 365 (O365) by 2021. It’s a robust platform that provides users with a variety of communication and collaboration applications, as well as the ability to save and store. Research also shows  t...

Sep 4, 2019
Taking a CARTA approach to email security

Gartner introduced its 'continuous adaptive risk and trust assessment' (CARTA) approach to security in 2017 as a response to the ever-changing threat landscape faced by digital businesses. The approach focuses on helping organisations detect and prevent cyberattack...

Aug 9, 2019
What we learned at Black Hat USA 2019

From Microsoft’s $300,000 bounty programme for those able to successfully hack its Azure public-cloud infrastructure, to the latest applications for the Internet of Things, this week Black Hat USA put its finger on the pulse of security and development in 201...

Jul 30, 2019
Computing Security Awards - Vote for Egress (T&Cs)

1. The Promoter is: Egress Software Technologies Ltd (company no. 6393598) whose registered office is at The White Collar Factory, 1 Old Street Yard, London, EC1Y 8AF. 2. This free prize draw is open to residents of the United Kingdom aged 18 years or over.  Emplo...

Jul 15, 2019
The 10 most common email mistakes

When was the last time you made a mistake with when sending an email? With 269 billion emails sent every day, it’s no surprise that email mistakes are a common cause of embarrassment, business inefficiency and data breaches. Chosen from conversations with global e...

Jul 5, 2019
Disable autocomplete in Outlook - are you sure?

Microsoft Outlook is the default application that employees spend most of their working day using. Microsoft has consequently continued to evolve Outlook over time to provide a richer and more integrated email experience for end users, adding functionality like aut...

Jul 2, 2019
Re-thinking insider threats: Where traditional DLP won’t stop a leak

I recently read about McAfee launching a lawsuit against three former employees, alleging they conspired to steal trade secrets on behalf of their new employer. These individuals are accused of moving to the competitor and exfiltrating business sensitive documents ...

May 15, 2019
Alternatives to fax in the NHS: how to secure patient data

NHS trusts have been banned from purchasing new fax machines, as part of a modernisation effort that will phase out the technology completely by 2020 and improve NHS data standards. Today’s healthcare methods mean larger amounts of data, such as high-resolut...

May 7, 2019
What does 'insider threat' mean?

Written by Ian Murphy.  There is a saying among security professionals that 'every breach starts with an insider'. To a great degree, this is true but the reality is that there are many nuances to it. The statement also paints an extremely bleak pictu...

Apr 24, 2019
Egress Risk Insight: our cybersecurity consultancy service

We recently talked about why we take a people-centric approach to data security. To follow up, let’s look at what else we’re doing to help organisations protect data and manage people risk. As a data security technology company, we’ve spent over ...

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