News 2015

08th December 2015

Industry Insight: The Trends for 2016

Why unknown access to data and networks will soon phase out. IS Decisions thoughts included on how the information security landscape will evolve in 2016…

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04th December 2015

Finance organizations risk data by failing to secure unique employee logins

Despite it being a specific requirement of virtually all regulations around security, from GLBA, SOX and PCI DSS…

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04th December 2015

A third of UK finance industry logins risks customer data

Many industry personnel are not assigned unique login and password details resulting in the risk of customer's personal and financial data…

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16th October 2015

IS Decisions receives the France CyberSecurity Label for UserLock

France Cybersecurity is a national association where industry professionals, end users and government experts have teamed up to create a quality label for French cybersecurity products and services…

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16th October 2015

Tackle Insider Threat by Creating a Culture of Security Awareness

Insight from Greg Cullison, senior executive of Security, Suitability and Insider Threat Programs at Big Sky Associates & François Amigorena, president and CEO at IS Decisions…

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15th October 2015

Hospitals need better IT Security protocols

Healthcare institutions aren’t following HIPAA requirements as closely as they should be with their network access policies…

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15th October 2015

Does Employee Access Hinder Patient Data Security?

A lack of restrictions on employee access could be detrimental to patient data security…

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14th October 2015

Ensuring Healthcare Data Security

IS Decisions outline 5 areas in which organizations can take action to safeguard patient data…

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14th October 2015

Healthcare providers falling short in IAM

When it comes to identity access management, most hospitals and healthcare providers are doing it all wrong…

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14th October 2015

63% of U.S. Healthcare Organizations are Putting Patient Records at Risk

The majority of healthcare organizations are not doing enough to protect patient privacy, according to a report by IS Decisions…

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13th October 2015

87% of UK healthcare organisations are putting patient data at risk

A new IS Decisions report highlights several issues that have a direct effect to security of information within the healthcare industry…

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12th October 2015

Three quarters of companies risk serious security breach from ex-employees

IS Decisions research shows an ex-employee with access to corporate information can be very dangerous…

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01st October 2015

October is CyberSecMonth

The EU advocacy campaign that promotes cyber security among citizens features IS Decisions' user security game, 'The Weakest Link'.

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23th September 2015

Does IT security have a direct effect on your company's revenue?

Implementing a solid policy for insider threat and IT security in general can do more than just keep a company safe…

09th September 2015

Why C-level executives should care more about IT security

IS Decisions CEO François Amigorena explains why…

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28th August 2015

Insider threats thrive on the gaps between people, process and technology

A look at the characteristics of insider threats, and what can be done to address them…

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25th August 2015

There’s more to IT security than keeping you safe

IT security isn’t just about protecting companies from cyber threats — it can actually help close deals and improve other areas of the business…

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10th August 2015

Stopping the insider threat

Francois Amigorena of IS Decisions asks if your organization has the perfect insider threat program…

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28th May 2015

The Digital Art of Secure Access

How UserLock enables the School of Engineering & Digital Arts, University of Kent, to provide secure 24-hour access to computer suites…

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May 2015

The threat from within

Chris Beck speaks to IS Decisions’ CEO and President to discover how often the biggest threat to banks comes from inside the company…

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May 2015

Secure on the Inside

François Amigorena, CEO of IS Decisions, urges the deployment of an effective insider threat management programme and offers some advice on where to begin…

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18th May 2015

Spear-phishing case shines spotlight on insider threats

A case in which a former NRC employee allegedly plotted to launch a spear-phishing attack against DoE email accounts highlights the threats posed by former employees…

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14th May 2015

How to create the perfect insider threat programme

Organisations are finally realising that a lot of the time the threat of cybercrime lies within…

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08th May 2015

Ex-staff pose massive risks to company security

A report revealed almost half of IT professionals have an active insider threat programme…

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07th May 2015

UK organisations still ignoring risk of former employees

Only a quarter of firms have processes to cope with departing employees…

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April 2015

Relevance is the key to better user security understanding.

The most important messages are not getting through because they are not couched in terms that relate directly to users’ work, lives and careers, argues François Amigorena of IS Decisions…

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08th April 2015

C-suite leaves us to take the blame for insider security threats, say IT pros

IS Decisions survey reveals majority of IT Pros don’t see senior managament taking enough responsibility for internal security…

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April 2015

How to reduce the risk of insider threat in healthcare

François Amigorena looks at the risks to healthcare organizations of hackers accessing confidential patient data and how to mitigate any likely damage from insider threat…

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31th March 2015

Single Point of Control

Identity and access management solutions - how much of a difference do they really make to an enterprise's defences? Computing Security asks those in the know…

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25th March 2015

Tools to prevent another Snowden affair

IS Decisions have been highlighted in 'Intelligence Online' (Publication for government and corporate intelligence professionals) as a key vendor of Insider Threat solutions…

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20th March 2015

Insider threat programs set to double as security breaches persist

2015 is set to see a huge rise in the number of IT professionals taking action to address insider threat in their organisations, according to new research…

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20th March 2015

IT pros are taking action against the insider threat

The findings are part of research revealed in IS Decisions’s new report based on a survey of 500 IT professionals in the US and UK…

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19th March 2015

Insider Threat Vulnerabilities

Over a third of US IT professionals plan to launch an insider threat program this year…

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19th March 2015

MacroSeguridad.org presentó una alianza con IS Decisions

Comercializará sus soluciones de seguridad integradas con Windows Server 2008 y Windows Server 2012…

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11th March 2015

All fingers and eyes

Will biometrics kill off the traditional password?…

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11th March 2015

Massive cyber-attacks

What businesses can learn from major data breaches…

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24th February 2015

That ‘new kid’ recruit? If he’s not on your security threat radar, you’re in trouble

Employers will inherently trust these employees because, well, why not? If the new recruits weren’t trustworthy, they wouldn’t have been employed, right?…

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18th February 2015

Loose data cannons : the data leak dangers of ex-staff and contractors

The issue of insider threats and the extended organization…

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23rd January 2015

The Password’s Not Dead: Why We Should Stop Dreaming About Biometrics

Having better user access controls and password security will continue to be of great benefit…

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13rd January 2015

Why ‘Zero Trust’ might be the best approach for your organization

Remember Users are only Human – trust but verify! François Amigorena makes the case for ‘zero trust’…

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09th January 2015

Want Your Staff To Take IT Security Seriously? Speak Their Language!

Most organisations have a training process in place to some extent but to make it most effective, tailor it to the employees and make them accountable…

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07th January 2015

In defence of the humble password

The problem with passwords, is users says Francois Amigorena, and overcoming user-error can make passwords fit for purpose once again…

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