Insights

Keep up to date with the latest industry news, insights and thinking from Rela8 Group and our Technology Leaders Club. You will find customer success stories, blogs and thought leadership pieces, as well as what is making the news in cybersecurity, data and technology today.

Top 10 trends and challenges for the tech industry | January 2022

Here at the Technology Leaders Club, we pride ourselves on having our fingers on the pulse of the tech industry. Supported by our fantastic delegate community and vendor partners, we ensure that if something is on the minds of the industry’s best and brightest, we know about it and are already preparing a roundtable discussion to tackle it. With that said, here is a list of the top 10 challenges recently that have our community buzzing:

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Nordic Companies Targeted in Attacks | Ukraine Government Hacked | Microsoft Exchange Servers Break

January 17th

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New China Laws | UK Ministry of Defence Attack | 4 Threats to Prepare For in 2022 | Top 5 Data Security Predictions for 2022

January 10th

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Happy Holidays - 2021 end of year wrap up

Looking back on our 2021 and wrapping up a year that will go down in history for all the right reasons.

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How do you secure the anywhere workplace? - an interview with Joe Robertson, Director of Information Security & EMEA CISO at Fortinet

For businesses around the world, the pandemic has shown that work is about what you do, not where you do it. The new workplace can now be anywhere, but with that freedom comes concerns for business security. We spoke to Fortinet’s Director of Information Security, Joe Robertson, to get his perspective on the “Anywhere Workplace” and how businesses should be approaching our new normal going forward.

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Top Data Breaches of 2021 | Most Critical Vulnerability of The Last Decade | Top 200 Most Common Passwords of 2021 Revealed

December 13th

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Omicron Phishing Emails | Google Report | Kaspersky Employee Wellbeing 2021 Report

December 6th

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NFTs and the Metaverse | New Cybersecurity Legislation | NCSC Diversity & Inclusion Report 2021

29th November

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UK Pushing For Better Supply Chain Security | Eight Predictions for 2022 and Beyond | UK and US join forces in Cyber Space

22nd November

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TLC TV Episode 4: The Ripple Effect

This month, we hosted our final TLC TV episode of the year, certain we would be ending 2021 with a bang. Partnering with Talend, we looked at data health and the impacts that healthy data can have on businesses, culture, and community.

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FBI Targeted by Hackers | Critical Infrastructure Companies Targeted | Roundup of Government Data Security Threats in 2021

15th November

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ONS Reports Huge Spike in Cybercrime and Fraud During Pandemic | 6 Potential Long-Term Impacts Of A Data Breach | Facebook Becomes Meta

8th November

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VoIP Attack | More Cybersecurity Statistics | NASA Artemis Update

1st November

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An interview with Dan Overton, Deputy EMEA Information Security Officer at Lockheed Martin and Rela8 Group Advisory Board member

We spoke to Dan Overton, our newest Advisory Board Member, about joining the Rela8 Group Board and about what can be done to give back. With 16 years of experience in the IT industry, Dan has experienced the boom in cybersecurity first-hand. Dan is now the Deputy EMEA Information Security Officer at Lockheed Martin and is looking to do his part in developing the industry.

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Google Tracking State-Sponsored Hacking | Acer Hacked Twice | Tech Giants Underreport Carbon Footprint

25th October

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30 Nation Ransomware Commitment & New Strain | Microsoft Office 365 Password Attacks | Seven Hot Digital Transformation Trends – And Three Going Cold

18th October

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Telegraph Subscriber Data Unsecured Online | Cyber Security Awareness Month – Fortinet Survey | Ransomware Biggest Threat to UK Security

October 13th

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New Hacking Group Emerges | 10 Impediments to IT Innovation | A New Way Hackers Can Make Malware Undetectable on Windows

27th September

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Employees working from home see cybersecurity as a hinderance | Apple zero-click vulnerability | 61 million fitness tracker records breached | MOD data breach

21st September

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US and Europe advance talks to protect data transfers | United Nations breach Is REvil back online?

13th September

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Apple delays plans to scan iPhones | T-Mobile data breach update | The Welsh Government's WhatsApp rules

8th September

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Two sides of a roundtable

I know you’re thinking ‘a roundtable doesn’t have sides,’ aren’t you? In this blog we are going to talk about the two sides to a roundtable. Not just any roundtable but a virtual roundtable.

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Tech giants make multibillion dollar commitments to cyber security - New head of ICO will oversee a “shake-up” of data protection rules post-Brexit

31 August

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54.6 Million hit by T-Mobile Data Breach | Chip shortage hits Global Car Production | China passes new Data Protection Law

23 August

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Hospitals see cyber security investment as low priority | The evolution of digital transformation | Top 5 breaches of all time

16 August

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Whitepaper: How do we stop attacks before they stop us?

Choosing the right cybersecurity solutions is difficult in a constantly changing cyber-threat landscape. The goal is to stop cyber-attacks before they damage your business.

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Whitepaper: Security Debt? Hindsight is 2020

When the world shifted to working from home, companies saw on average a 71.9% increase in authentications due to remote access. Authentications to virtual private networks (VPN) and remote desktop protocol (RDP) grew by 60%.

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