Our insight

29-Jun-2016

The 7-9th June saw the 21st running of the InfoSecurity Europe conference, or Infosec, up in London. As Ideal's senior cyber security consultant, I was pleased to be there to meet with vendors, research products and immerse myself in the latest industry trends and discussions. Here are my takeaways.

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08-Jun-2016

Prompted by a shortage of female job applicants and the experiences of our MD Claire, we've been interviewing a series of women about their experiences working in IT. The responses have been fascinating, varying by business and industry. Here, Gillian Furlong of Essex County Council gives us an insight into the public sector.

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11-Mar-2016

Back in January I posted my cyber security predictions for 2016, one of which was that ransomware would reap further havoc. This was based on the observed trends during 2015, and recent 2016 media reports have confirmed that there is just no slowing down in this variant of malicious software, or malware as it is more commonly known.

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21-Jan-2016

At seven years old, Ideal is still young, but already we've seen the rise and fall of buzzwords, fads, and various other transient ideas. Other shifts - the rise of the cloud, the move to mobile - are here to stay, providing us and our customers with new challenges and opportunities. So what are we looking forward to in 2016? And how are we responding to the ever-changing IT landscape?

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24-Nov-2015

I'm an Account Director at Ideal and I really enjoy working for a tech start-up. Here's why.

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