Friday September 25, 2020

Security Watch: Cloud security a growing concern for Irish firms

Businesses here are more aware of the need to ensure cloud security that is both effective and legislation-compliant, writes JJ Worrall.

6th July, 2013
Dermot Hayden, sales manager with Sophos. Photo: Susan Jefferies

It's a story that may be part urban myth, but David Keating, security sales manager of DataSolutions, has heard it enough times to believe there's something to it. A tale that involves a $10 million contract that went up in smoke is hard to forget anyway.

According to Keating, not too long ago, "a couple of guys who had set up a start-up company coming out of a large Irish third level institution had a deal...

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