Welcome to the first weekly edition of Trustmarque Software Channel Roundup. Every week we will gather the best news and blogs from the world of IT for you to access in one place. Enjoy!

Will Equifax breach spur real reform? Don’t hold your breath

As deposed Equifax CEO Richard Smith made the rounds at Capitol Hill this week for rehearsed, ritual, rhetorical floggings before several congressional committees, it sounded like the world of data security really might be about to change.

There were calls for major reform – for sanctions to include major financial penalties…

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It’s all about the data!

Everyone is talking about IT modernisation and its impact on legacy systems but it’s really all about the discovery and management of your data within those systems you seek to modernise.

Hear from Kevin Youngquist, Veritas Technologies LLC as he shares his insights.

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NHS improves with data diagnosis

Over the past three and a half years Mridula Sori and her team have developed a system with evidence-based analysis that allows them to see what improvements need to be made to support hospitals and the wider NHS. The principal analyst at NHS Improvement explained how this happened.

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With Visibility Comes Security

To safeguard valuable information assets from unauthorized use, IT departments use methods like partitioning, authentication, and firewalling. To access these assets, the workforce of the 21st century use a range of techniques on devices such as laptops, desktops, tablets, phones, and watches.

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Is cybersecurity still not a top boardroom priority?

 

A Fortinet survey has revealed almost half of IT decision makers believe board members still do not treat cybersecurity as a top priority

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And finally from the Guardian…

The NHS needs a digitally savvy workforce to ensure its survival

Frontline staff are frustrated they can’t make more use of digital tools and data but a new academy could help by training 300 technology leaders…

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