“Meet the Experts“ – IBM’s security event in London, 17 May 23

Posted on May 30, 2023

PAC recently attended IBM’s Meet the Experts, a cybersecurity event in London. Here are our key takeaways

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Cybersecurity mesh – the next big thing for distributed organizations?

Posted on May 22, 2023

Cybersecurity is increasingly complex while headcounts and budgets are limited. Recent developments such as work from anywhere (but the office) – boosted by Covid-19 – and hybrid multi-cloud architectures require new cybersecurity approaches and architectures.

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Vendor Consolidation in the Cyber Security Market

Posted on May 4, 2023

Vendor consolidation in cyber security will be an essential trend in the market for the next few years. The reasons for this include cost constraints and the availability of talent, as well as the need to react in a more agile way, which can be achieved much better with integrated suites than with siloed point solutions.

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The competition to access data for LLM generative AIs is already escalating

Posted on March 31, 2023

Implications around issues accessing LLM generative AIs and search engine data may already signal a shift towards increased competition and less collaboration among tech companies. This could make it more difficult for companies to access the data and resources they need, slowing down innovation and progress in the field.

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Team Jorge: how companies and brands should protect themselves

Posted on March 8, 2023

The research findings of the Forbidden Stories network of investigative journalists have rightly caused an uproar. Companies like Team Jorge use state-of-the-art technologies and social media platforms such as Facebook, Instagram, and Twitter to influence elections and votes to the advantage of their clients. To this end, they hack accounts, ...

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Securing identity stitching across customer experience journeys to drive digital security (2023 Prediction #9)

Posted on January 30, 2023

Over the past decade, there has been a healthy tension regarding the “give-to-get” relationship between the information that consumers/clients/citizens are willing to disclose about themselves and the public or private services they digitally interact with in the retail, banking, and public sectors. Digital service delivery continues to grow ...

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IoT Security Vendor and Provider Landscape in Europe

Posted on December 21, 2022

IoT security is among the top issues related to IoT implementations at scale. In the early days of IoT (before “security first” was imperative and integrated IT and OT security operations were even an option), security was of little interest. This changed with the first successful operational implementations; today, IoT security is ...

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Cyber Security Service Provider Landscape in Europe

Posted on December 20, 2022

The cyber security market is highly dynamic. This is true from a technology perspective and a demand perspective. User organizations are implementing their digital strategies, opening their perimeters to clients, partners, and suppliers. To do so securely, cyber security solutions need to be adapted. As internal staff is scarce and the ...

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Cloudflare and Apple further challenging the CAPTCHA status quo

Posted on September 30, 2022

This year the challenge-response authentication landscape (dominated by CAPTCHA) is set to be disrupted by Cloudflare and Apple. Both companies are incorporating private access token technology to strengthen privacy by determining if a human is using a device without the person being overtly aware.

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Dutch government splashes out on cybersecurity for 2023

Posted on September 28, 2022

In the Netherlands, Budget Day or Prinsjesdag is the day where the King's speech contains the government's plans for the year ahead, announcing budgetary allocations. This year, particular emphasis has been placed on cybersecurity.

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How passkeys will kill passwords and become ubiquitous

Posted on August 30, 2022

For decades passwords have been the primary means of access to digital services. Despite their necessity, they have also been a prime area of focus for hackers and criminals to gain access to personal data. A new credential framework called passkeys is about to usurp passwords to address this.

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Security for Hybrid Multi-Clouds

Posted on August 26, 2022

According to PAC cyber security experts, a hybrid multi-cloud infrastructure is the norm. Companies face the challenge of identifying and implementing the appropriate cyber protection as this infrastructure approach is becoming increasingly complex.

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La criticité des données impacte les choix sur le cloud et la cybersécurité dans le secteur public

Posted on August 23, 2022

Au cours des dernières années, le secteur public a été impacté et influencé par la pandémie qui a accéléré la tendance de transformation numérique. En effet, lors de la pandémie, les restrictions sociales et les précautions émises par le gouvernement ont mis en évidence le besoin d'infrastructures, de solutions modernes et d'applications ...

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Les utilities en 2022 : bientôt data-driven, secure et carbone neutre ?

Posted on July 1, 2022

La multiplication des cyberattaques, la crise énergétique, les exigences du green deal et du plan REPowerEU, l’évolution de l’environnement concurrentiel ne sont que quelques défis auxquels font face les utilities aujourd’hui.

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The importance of trust in the digital age

Posted on June 28, 2022

With Retarus, PAC had the opportunity to host an interview-style webinar with Novid20 to discuss their fascinating real-life example of how they needed to address digital trust when rapidly deploying a digital COVID testing infrastructure service to manage health data and interactions between testing labs and the public.

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Infosecurity Europe Conference; The edge of the computing iceberg for cyber-security

Posted on June 27, 2022

PAC had the opportunity to attend the Infosecurity Europe Conference in London. It provided a strong overview of industry trends across the range of attending vendors. The need for a strong cyber-security posture due to the continued growth in edge computing and AI was of particular interest.

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41% des entreprises françaises surestiment leur maturité en cybersécurité

Posted on June 14, 2022

Notre nouvelle étude révèle que 41 % des entreprises françaises sont moins matures en termes de cybersécurité́ qu’elles ne le pensent. Bien que 53 % des entreprises françaises interrogées considèrent leur niveau de maturité en cybersécurité comme élevé, cette perception ne reflète pas la réalité du terrain car elles sont nombreuses à ne pas ...

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Le marché IT au rythme du «harder, better, faster, stronger» digital

Posted on June 2, 2022

Après un rebond significatif en 2021 avec une croissance de +6,5% succédant à « l’année noire » liée au covid, le marché des logiciels et services numériques en France continue sur sa lancée : notre dernière mise à jour table sur une croissance de +7,4% en 2022.

Plus que jamais, le numérique est au cœur des grandes évolutions sociétales et ...

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Adjusted market scenarios

Posted on May 24, 2022

We have just started publishing adjusted market scenarios, which reflect the current market situation in May 2022. In the end, we maintain our overall growth scenario for 2022 for the time being. However, we have made slight adjustments in some industries and countries, and we will closely monitor the situation and make further adjustments ...

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The potential of decentralised identity in securing multi-cloud IT estates

Posted on April 5, 2022

In conjunction with zero trust, the concept of decentralised identity, also referred to as self-sovereign identity (SSI), has garnered the attention of CIOs and the vendors that supply technology services. Whilst currently a nascent technology its potential to address complex identity management challenges is significant.

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