A new report suggests criminalising the paying of ransom demands might change everything – but could it result in mutual assured destruction as cyber security goes nuclear? Organised crime researcher, lecturer and consultant Chris Allen takes a look

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Our Webinars are truly informative, so that you will come away knowing more about the topic than you did before, and ideally with actionable information that you can apply in your organisation. Editorially independent moderators will quiz expert presenters and panellists, as well as asking questions from listeners to tease out the answers that you need to improve your performance. Listen today, engage with the experts, ask a question, and improve your understanding of the issues that matter to you.

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Most organisations want to go beyond just modernising their IT infrastructure. Instead, they want their IT investments to underpin true digital innovation, giving them a tangible competitive edge. In this webinar, produced in partnership with comforte AG, we discuss keeping data secure and compliant. 

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    Bhavna Sondhi Principal Security Consultant, Coalfire
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    Trevor Morgan Head of Product Marketing, comforte AG
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    Kathryn Cave Associate editor, SC Media (host)
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In this webinar, we discuss how to embed security successfully into multi-cloud strategies to ensure your cloud and data are secure. The hardware security module (HSM) is a special “trusted” network computer performing a variety of cryptographic operations: key management, key exchange, encryption, etc - and is essential for every organisation.

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    Ashton D'Cruz Director - CAO, CGO & CISO, NatWest Markets (India)
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    Mitesh Chauhan Global Product Director, Cloud & Security Services, Entrust Data Protection Solutions
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    Niamh Vianney Muldoon Global Data Protection Officer , OneLogin
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    Simon Newman Head of Cyber and Business Services, Police Crime Prevention Initiatives
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    Edward Craig Acting Commissioning Editor, SC Media (host)
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How does security fit within DevOps? Most companies are now able to produce their own software, but it is of paramount importance that the software is secure.

In this interview with Meera Rao and Adam Brown from Synopsys, we talk about the strategies for securing the software efficiently and with minimum disruption to the operations. 

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    Meera Rao Senior Director of Product Management, Synopsys
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    Adam Brown Managing Consultant , Synopsys
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    Dan Raywood Information Security journalist, (Host)

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You need to be a big organisation to protect against every threat in-house these days. And even if you’re a big firm, you need the right people in place and access to the right advice – as well as flexible, agile cyber security infrastructure. In this Sophos’ MDR Buyers’ Guide, it'll navigates you through the choppy waters of first deciding to out-source security operations, part or whole – then actually doing it.