IFSC.ie IT Features

A Level Platform: The P2B Regulation and its Impact on Online Business

23/07/2020 - On 12 July 2020, EU Regulation 2019/1150 (the “P2B Regulation” or the “Regulation”) became directly applicable across the EU. This Regulation aims to provide protection for businesses that rely on third-party online platforms to reach their customers, whilst simultaneously being designed to preserve the business model of the third-party online platforms themselves.

DPC publishes Report and Guidance on cookies following a “cross-sector and cross-size” sweep of website operators

26/05/2020 - The Report is based on a review carried out by the DPC of websites in various sectors in Ireland, including insurance, banking, media, retail and the public sector.

COVID-19: Protecting Your Business From Cybercriminals

12/05/2020 - On 3 April 2020 Europol (the EU law enforcement agency) published a warning to individuals, companies, public institutions and other organisations about the marked rise in cybercriminal activities since the outbreak of COVID-19.

DPC publishes Report and Guidance on cookies following sweep of website operators

01/05/2020 - The Data Protection Commission (DPC) published a report on the use of cookies and other tracking technologies and an updated guidance note on cookies and other tracking technologies...

Tactics to create a culture of Learning & Development

16/01/2020 - Creating a culture of learning and development (L&D) has become a priority for many organizations recently. With numerous driving factors, learning development is an unavoidable element in today’s workplace.

Easy steps to protect passwords

31/10/2019 - Symantec CloudSOC found that enterprises on average use up to 1,000 cloud apps but most CIOs think their organisations only use around 40.

Are you a target?

26/09/2019 - Everybody is a target, so the answer is yes! Although more often it will be accidental rather than personal.

Why Senior Management is Being Targeted by Hackers and What You Can Do

20/09/2019 - All levels of an organisation are at risk from hackers – but senior management is coming under increasing risk of attack

9 benefits for CEOs when using a Managed Services Provider

21/08/2019 - For today’s businesses, a performant IT infrastructure is critical to their ability to operate and perform. But what is the best way to ensure your systems are well monitored and managed?

How CIOs promote data security awareness in the workplace

01/08/2019 - CIOs are not only challenged with protecting company assets but also tasked with creating a security awareness culture. CIOs need to teach employees how to safeguard against the security risks faced on a daily basis so they can handle any issues that may arise.

Why partner with an MSP when migrating to Office 365?

27/06/2019 - Why should you move to Office 365 when you already have a perfectly good solution? And why should you use a Managed Services Provider (MSP) to implement it?

What is a security awareness programme?

21/05/2019 - A security awareness programme is more than security training. It educates employees that data is a valuable corporate asset. A security awareness programme will change employee behaviour and reduce risks.

Common techniques of social engineering

29/04/2019 - Social engineering is the use of deception to manipulate people into revealing confidential information.

The real benefits of using the cloud – as experienced by Berkley Recruitment

15/03/2019 - Berkley Group, based in Cork, specialises in recruitment and talent management services across Ireland, UK and Europe.

How to secure the cloud

15/01/2019 - Security is the main barrier to cloud adoption which no one implementing cutting-edge cloud technology can afford to ignore...

The Cyber Security Series : Globally Tackling Cyber Security

10/01/2019 - This is a four-part series of articles covering emerging trends in cyber security, the skills gap, and recent developments to address the growing cyber threat (part 3)

How BaaS and DRaaS give you peace of mind

07/01/2019 - A number of things can result in a company losing data including bad weather or a cyber-attack

6 Major Challenges of Network Security Monitoring

03/01/2019 - Network Security Monitoring, also termed as Security Even Monitoring or Security Information Monitoring is a tool to protect your organization by detecting threats, gauging suspicious activities, identifying the intruders as well as other vulnerabilities occurring externally or internally.

How do you protect your Office 365 applications?

01/11/2018 - Financial institutions have traditionally used security solutions such as firewalls to protect internal networks from external threats. As users would typically work from within the company office and use applications hosted on local servers, these were largely effective. Data was safely contained within this secure environment.

The shortage of Cyber Security skills

01/11/2018 - This is a four-part series of articles covering emerging trends in cyber security, the skills gap and recent developments to address the growing cyber threat.