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Welcome to Bridgeway's Blog - bringing you news, views and opinions on issues that matter to you.

The purpose of this blog is to help you in your job and offer a better understanding of security. If you have any thoughts on the content or you'd like us to cover something then please don't hesitate to tell us.

Posted by Lisa Higgins 4 September 2019

We caught up with CISO of Domino's Pizza UK & Ireland, Paul Watts. Paul has over 16 years IT leadership. Before moving to Domino's in 2018, Paul worked in the banking and finance, manufacturing, retail and telecommunications sectors, both in the UK & Europe. In 2017 he was named as one of the top 100 global CISOs by HotTopics.

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Posted by Lisa Higgins 8 August 2019

Mobile is the way forward. 5G is a potential threat to your corporate Wi-Fi. Microsoft Exchange is forcing a move to the cloud, and cybercriminals are getting more and more advanced. What can you do to keep afloat amidst this sea of change in Infosec?

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Posted by Lisa Higgins 8 April 2019

The world of emerging tech is complex and often daunting. We can quickly get used to shutting ourselves away, confined within our own working environment and left to deal with all the various struggles and challenges that arise by ourselves - or if you’re lucky enough, with a supportive team. That’s why at Bridgeway we host our Cloud & Mobile Security Forum events, because we hear how valuable it is for IT professionals to come together outside the office with peers and share their challenges, issues and ways to overcome them. 

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Posted by Lisa Higgins 18 December 2018

What do BBC Online, Facebook, Netflix, Alexa, Office 365, Google Docs, HubSpot, Twitter, Dropbox, Linked In, Salesforce and WhatsApp have in common?

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Posted by Lisa Higgins 24 October 2018

During this current decade we have gone from $37bn to over $96bn worth of annual information security spending, yet by whatever metric you want to use - the number of data breaches or the number of viruses for example - the picture is rather bleak. We’re spending more money but we’re getting more security breaches, so something isn’t working. The focus needs to shift; Mobile First or Cloud First is all well and good, but what about the user?

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Posted by Jason Holloway 10 October 2014

This week, something happened which could sound the death knell for the use of memory sticks in business. The code for an unpatchable vulnerability which undermines the security of USB devices, and can turn any such device into a malicious agent, has now been published online. Is it time to finally say goodbye to the USB drive?

In 2009, I was working with a vendor of secure USB memory sticks.  The devices were intended to mitigate the risks of data losses by automatically encrypting data copied onto them.  At that time, data breaches by public and private sector organisations resulting from lost USB drives and laptops were regularly in the headlines, so a memory stick with onboard encryption was a simple, effective solution to a common problem.

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