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web summit 2018

Dermot Williams, Threatscape’s CEO will be speaking at the WebSummit in November as part of a session entitled: “Cyber Security: In search of the Holy Grail?”   This panel discussion will be taking place on the 7th November and will consider the growing pressure to protect customer data, and with it, a company’s reputation. A constant fear of any SaaS professional.   Other speakers on this panel include: Window...

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SEP 14 Bootcamp

New 2018 Dates    September 26th & 27th - Clayton Hotel, Leopardstown, Dublin October 31st & November 1st -  Clayton Hotel, Leopardstown, Dublin     Our 2-day training courses for administrators of SEP 14 [Symantec Endpoint Protection 14] are proving very popular and advance booking is highly recommended. Each delegate is provided with a high powered notebook during the course enabling them to complete a number of live lab exercises.   The training...

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TechPro Magazinbe February 2018 - IT security - Threatscape

  The February issue of TechPro magazine looks at how organisations can balance the sometimes   conflicting needs of privacy and security. Threatscape are quoted extensively including talking   about how organisations are “playing with fire” if “any individual user […] can access the nastiest of the   nasty out there on the Web”     Read the full artice here: http://www.techcentral.ie/XmSuP#ixzz56Vp3dRdl      ...

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Uber has revealed that it suffered a major data breach in 2016, that saw as many as 57 million user records, and 7 million diver records compromised.   It is understood that Uber developers mistakenly uploaded access credentials to the source repository GitHub, where hackers came across them.   These credentials gave access to Amazon’s S3 service where Uber had a significant hosting footprint, from which the hackers were...

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  The WannaCry ransomware incident has served as a harsh reminder to IT personnel of the prevalence and dangers of malicious software such as ransomware, and of the importance of ensuring that their information security defences and procedures are in line with industry best practices.   For expert commentary on this high profile incident, Threatscape personnel were interviewed by a variety of media outlets including RTE, Newstalk, the Irish...

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Threatscape CEO was a keynote speaker at the webit.festival 2017 taking place in Sofia, Bulgaria the 25th and 26th April 2017. The webit.festival is about "re:Inventing Europe’s (digital) Future". Over 5000 Attendees from over 80 countries were expected. Gathering some of the world's top enterprise leaders, Europe's top policy makers and the hottest start-ups and founders. The agenda included a number of parallel summits and events. Dermot Williams spoke...

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For their first “Tech Tuesday” slot of the new year, the “High Noon with George Hook” show on Newstalk 106FM radio invited Threatscape CEO Dermot Williams into their studio to discuss digital security and privacy issues that had made headlines during the holiday period.   The first of these was the way in which some high street retailers track customer’s mobile devices to monitor movements and shopping...

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Governments around the world recognise cyber security not only as a national imperative for the protection of state and commercial entities, but also as a significant focus area for investment, innovation and jobs creation. Canada has been particularly proactive in this regard, with government agencies and universities working together to ensure Canada is at the forefront of cyber security. The province of New Brunswick is...

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