Security: Going to war on a bigger battlefield

Renaissance director Michael Conway tells Ian Campbell how mobile working and out-of-date protection are making life harder for small Irish firms.

4th December, 2011
Security: Going to war on a bigger battlefield
Michael Conway, director, Renaissance: 'You have to take your defences with you'. Photo: Susan Jefferies

'To some extent the cyber criminals are winning the war but that's because the battlefield keeps getting bigger," said Michael Conway, director at Renaissance Security Services. "There are always easy pickings out there."

New feeding grounds have sprung up around mobile communications in particular. "When people go off the corporate network and use a mobile dongle to connect their laptop back to the office, they need a web filter to fit on the mobile device,"...

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