Taking the strain of IT security

Recent breaches have seen IT security take centre stage, leaving many asking if networks can ever be secure. IT solutions provider Logicalis says yes, but only if it is taken seriously

24th September, 2017
Ross O’Donovan, information security specialist at Logicalis Ireland

Recent months have seen two potentially catastrophic data breaches: the National Health Service in Britain and the US-based credit rating agency Equifax. Large-scale breaches of personal information always result in questions being asked about IT security, and one on the lips of journalists and commentators these days is: are things getting worse?

“Certainly the numbers are worse, the numbers are huge, but the way the compromises happened were pretty much standard issue,” said Ross O’Donovan,...

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