News Coverage

  • Two-thirds of Business Resigned to Suffering a Security Breach
    10 February 2016 - Just one in five (22%) business decision makers feel all of their company’s data is secure, according to recent research by global information security and risk management company NTT Com Security . The survey of 1000 respondents revealed that two-thirds are resigned to suffering a security breach at some point in the future, with the cost of recovering from an attack reported to start from around $1 million. Read more >

  • UK businesses expect cyber attack recovery to cost at least £1.2m
    10 February 2016 - Most UK firms are implementing a cyber security policy and disaster recovery plan as they realise poor information security is the greatest risk to business More than half of UK businesses expect to be hit by a cyber attack and that recovery costs will be £1.2m or more, a study has revealed. This is the highest figure globally, according to the Risk:Value 2016 report by information security and risk management company NTT Com Security. Read more >

  • Bring Your Own Security: Protecting business data on every device
    December 9, 2015 - To gain an insight into the current state of BYOD security, techradar pro spoke with Garry Sidaway, SVP Security Strategy and Alliances at NTT Com Security, on a number of issues including the core security risks facing businesses and the advantages (or disadvantages) of wearables. Read more >

  • 11 trends that will dominate cyber security in 2016
    4 December 2015 - There’s no doubting that cyber security is now a top boardroom priority – here are the trends that will dominate discussion and action in 2016 Read more >

  • Not all UK consumers would abandon a data-breached site
    25 November 2015 - Nearly two-thirds of UK consumers would stop using a website hit by a breach, but nearly a quarter would not, a survey shows. Read more >

  • A quarter of users ‘would continue using a site that suffered a data breach’
    25 November 2015 - A quarter of web users would continue to use a bank or retailer even if they suffered a cyber attack or data breach, according to a new survey. Read more >

  • A quarter of online users would continue to use a website that suffered a data breach
    25 November 2015 - While more than two thirds (68 per cent) of online users would immediately stop using a bank or retailer if the site suffered a security attack or data breach, a quarter would continue using the site. This is according to a survey conducted for global information security and risk management company, NTT Com Security. Read more >

  • Not all UK consumers would abandon a data-breached site
    25 November 2015 - Most UK consumers would stop using a website after it suffered a data breach, a study has revealed.While 64% of online users would immediately stop using a bank or retailer if the site suffered a security attack or data breach, nearly a quarter would continue using the site, according to a survey commissioned by information security and risk management firm NTT Com Security. Read more >

  • Brits' online privacy/security concerns persist
    25 November 2015 - While 68 per cent of online users would immediately blacklist a bank or retailer if their site suffered a security attack or data breach, a quarter would continue to use it. That's according to a survey conducted by NTT Com Security. Its poll of 526 UK consumers also shows that less than a third of people plan to shop online for bargains over Black Friday. However, 79 per cent will do ‘most’ or ‘some’ Christmas shopping online. Read more >

  • Are You Protecting Your Biggest Security Threat – Your End Users?
    1 October 2015 - Is end user security really that important? Yes, because business-minded attackers are optimising their time by placing greater emphasis on spotting employee weaknesse, says NTT Com Security's Stuart Reed. Read more >

  • Weekend trends: beware the Monday morning blues
    16 September 2015 - Statistics show that cyber-crime activity waxes and wanes with the activity of employees, dropping at night and increasing during the day, but that's no excuse to drop your guard at the weekends, says NTT Com Security's Stuart Reed. Read more >

  • The latest security trends and why you need an incident response plan
    30 June 2015 NTT Com Security, Stuart Reed discusses the findings from the 2015 Global Threat Intelligence Report. Read more about the report's findings, the types of attacks that hackers are favouring and what companies can do to protect themselves. Read more >

  • Taking out cyber insurance? Protect your company’s assets first
    16 June 2015 If you’re looking at taking out a cyber insurance policy, you’re not alone. With information security and risk management making the national headlines on a regular basis, more and more organisations are recognising that technology alone will never prevent 100 per cent of potential cyber attacks. Read more >

  • Don't overlook your intangible assets
    11 June 2015 Business assets, such as key personnel and brand value, along with damage from cyber attacks, are difficult to quantify – and are strikingly underinsured by risk managers. Read more >

  • Top Tips: How to get the basic security measures right
    3 June 2015 NTT Com Security's Garry Sidaway shares his top tips on getting the basic security measures right to reduce the potential risk. Read more >

  • Cyber-insurance is irrelevant without robust protection
    29 April 2015. NTT Com Security's Garry Sidaway argues firms should not consider insurance without first having a water-tight strategy for preventing breaches.

    Businesses are now looking at taking out cyber-insurance policies to reduce the financial risks associated with a security breach, recognising that information security technology alone will never prevent 100 per cent of potential hacks. Read more >

  • Energy Firms Exposed to Catastrophic Cyber Attack, Warns Ex-NSA Boss
    28 April 2015. Former NSA boss Keith Alexander has warned that Western energy companies are unprepared for a potentially catastrophic cyber-attack on their systems. 

    General Alexander, who also served as head of US Cyber Command for four years, claimed on the sidelines of the IHS CERAWeek event last week that the sector needs something akin to an integrated air defense system to keep it safe in cyberspace. Read more >

  • Why your fridge could define the future of IT security - Q&A with NTT Com Security chief
    31 March 2015. We may have concluded our inaugural Focus on Security event - which ran throughout last week - but the industry's hottest topic is clearly not going away.

    In the latest in a series of occasional interviews, we asked NTT Com Security's senior vice president of security strategy, Garry Sidaway, a range of questions about the current state of the IT security landscape and where it is likely to go from here. In a candid and wide-ranging Q&A, he discusses why AV is like a car seatbelt, wheter there is still money to be made inc core technologies, and how your fridge could hold the key to the future. Read more >