Benten Technologies: A secure, passwordless future

A padlock and bank cards on a keyboard.

A Benten Technologies spokesperson explains how the company's patented technology is solving critical user identity verification problems.

For anyone who doesn't know about Benten Technologies, what type of product and service do you offer?

We offer a patented smartphone-based authentication and authorisation service. Integration with our system is through well-defined APIs. 

Using our service, through the click of a button, our clients can have passwordless...

Seagate, Erez Baum: How to deal with cloud security and compliance

Erez Baum, Seagate

Could you tell us a little bit about your company? What type of products and services do you offer?

We craft the datasphere, helping to maximise humanity’s potential by innovating world-class, precision-engineered data storage and management solutions with a focus on sustainable partnerships. A global technology leader for more than 40 years, the company has shipped over three billion terabytes of data capacity.

Have there been any particularly interesting developments...

Ministry of Defence (MoD) engages Netcompany to migrate pivotal apps into MODCloud

A Ministry of Defence sign.

Netcompany, an international IT services company, has migrated 47 Ministry of Defence (MoD) applications from a legacy private cloud environment to MODCloud.

These applications include the armed forces websites and many more, used by hundreds of thousands of users.

A key objective for the migration was to deliver greater flexibility to manage and engineer applications, enabling app owners to scale use, giving greater resilience and cyber security. It will also deliver...

BankID expands Digital Identity Protection with OneSpan

Who are you? written in Scrabble tiles.

OneSpan, a digital agreements security company, has expanded its OneSpan Cloud Authentication service with BankID.

BankID first launched with OneSpan in September 2021 and has already reached a multi-million user milestone that is expected to continue growing as BankID’s technology adoption increases. This expanded partnership further solidifies the crucial role BankID has entrusted to OneSpan to provide high-assurance security and meet compliance standards within the Norwegian...

VMware aims to redefine multi-cloud networking and security with new tech

VMware has unveiled new innovations across its expanding networking and security portfolio that will help customers embrace the cloud operating model.

These new innovations include:

Project Northstar for multi-cloud networking, security and end-to-end visibilityExpansion of network detection and visibility to the Carbon Black Cloud endpoint protection platform, with early access available nowProject Trinidad that extends and advances VMware’s API security and...

Brightsolid launches tailored Managed Detection and Response service

Elaine Maddison, Brightsolid

Managed hybrid cloud service provider Brightsolid has launched its first Managed Detection and Response (MDR) service, tailored specifically for organisations in Scotland and the north of England.

Headquartered in Dundee with offices and data centres in Aberdeen, the company has been delivering managed services to the UK private and public sector for 25 years. It identified a need for a cybersecurity product tailored to its market, offering proactive protection against threats...

Cloud computing security risks and the common pitfalls

As more companies rely on cloud-based technology, particularly because remote working is so widespread, it’s crucial to ensure systems are secure and confidential data remains protected. Using cloud storage is not necessarily dangerous, but there are some security weaknesses that businesses should be aware of and understand how to prevent.

The following are some of the most common cybersecurity pitfalls:

Data breaches

A key cloud security risk is poor security...

Data sprawl creates risk as personal app use in business continues to rise

Someone using apps on a smartphone.

Cloud app use within organisations has continued to rise, already increasing 35% since the beginning of 2022, with an average company of 500-2,000 users uploading, creating, sharing or storing data in 138 different apps, and using an average of 1,558 distinct cloud apps each month.

This is according to Netskope, a specialist in Security Service Edge (SSE) and Zero Trust, which has released new research detailing the proliferation of cloud apps used within businesses...

Aqua Security introduces $1 million cloud native protection warranty

Aqua Security, a pure-play cloud native security provider, has introduced what it claims to be the industry’s only $1 Million Cloud Native Protection Warranty.

The warranty reflects Aqua’s ability to stop cloud native attacks through its Cloud Native Application Protection Platform (CNAPP), the Aqua Platform. The warranty, which is available at no cost to all customers who have fully deployed the Aqua Platform, will pay up to $1 million in the event of a proven successful...

AWS and Zscaler expand relationship to help companies move to the cloud securely

Zscaler has extended its relationship with Amazon Web Services (AWS), a preferred cloud provider.

In addition, Zscaler announced innovations built on Zscaler’s Zero Trust architecture and AWS to help enterprises securely accelerate their transition to the cloud. Working together, the companies will deliver customers a unified solution to consolidate and simplify cloud security operations while helping organisations advance their security architecture from ineffective legacy...