Tope Olufon

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InfoSec 2024: Balancing Opportunity Against Risks

Madelein van der Hout 4 days ago
Learn about a special event Forrester will be hosting at Infosecurity Europe 2024 which will provide insight into the unique cybersecurity challenges facing European businesses and help security leaders tailor their security strategies accordingly.
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Building A Zero Trust Roadmap: A Practical Guide

Tope Olufon April 11, 2024
Successful Zero Trust implementations have to tackle some fundamental organizational and technology problems before embarking on ambitious transformation projects. Learn three common problems you may need to address during your Zero Trust implementation journey.
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Digital Trust Solutions Have Seen Increased Adoption And Innovation

Tope Olufon February 1, 2024
The Digital Signature And Trust Solutions Landscape, Q1 2024, is live, reflecting our evaluation of key players and trends shaping the market. Vendors have demonstrated some curiosity and are tentatively exploring use cases more exciting than document signing. The European electronic identification scheme (eID) wallet has also created significant buzz, opening the door to new […]
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European MDR Providers Differentiate With Superior Investigation And Response Skills

Tope Olufon December 6, 2023
Find out how managed detection and response (MDR) providers have tailored their technical frameworks and service delivery methods in Europe to align with regional nuances.
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The Deadly Effects Of High Concentration Risk

Madelein van der Hout November 10, 2023
Learn why breaches with a high impact on society, such as recent cyberattacks in Germany, bring more focus on concentration risk.
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Black Hat USA 2023: Insights From Our Short Vegas Residency

Jeff Pollard August 21, 2023
Black Hat USA 2023: Insights From Our Short Vegas Residency Black Hat has gone from being RSAC’s smaller tech and practitioner-focused cousin to being a commercial showcase for cybersecurity vendors. A tightly packed, noisy Business Hall included over 300 vendors and 400 organizations with booths, which was great for swag but bad for anyone with […]
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Why The Digital Identity Market Needs A Big Shake-Up To Meet Its Potential

Tope Olufon May 5, 2023
“On the internet, nobody knows you are a dog” is an oft-quoted maxim from the ’90s attributed to Peter Steiner. First appearing in The New Yorker, this meme illustrates the difficulty of establishing identity and, by extension, validating claims on the internet. Over three decades later, we still face the same challenges. In this realm […]
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Asset Management May Make Minds Meander, But Mastery Is Core To Zero Trust

Tope Olufon April 26, 2023
At some point in every organization’s security journey, the problem of asset management inevitably comes up. Solutions are often cosmetic and don’t tackle fundamental issues or provide real visibility. As more organizations chart their Zero Trust course, the asset management problem comes up a lot more, as you cannot mediate what you do not know, […]
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The EU Cyber Solidarity Act Will Fail If It Is Stunted By Geopolitics And Protectionism

Tope Olufon April 19, 2023
On 18 April 2023, the European Commission adopted a proposal for the EU Cyber Solidarity Act to strengthen cybersecurity capabilities in the EU. The proposed act will support detection and awareness of cybersecurity threats, bolster preparedness of critical entities, reinforce solidarity, and improve crisis management and response capabilities across member states. Additionally, the Commission presented […]
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Zero Trust Comes Into The Mainstream In Europe

Tope Olufon March 3, 2023
Until recently, discussions about Zero Trust (ZT) in Europe focused on the what and why. The last year has seen a significant shift in the market, and organizations have now begun focusing on the how. European organizations see significant value in adopting Zero Trust and have taken steps to prioritize adoption. This trend is driven […]
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Meet The New EMEA Cybersecurity Analyst

Tope Olufon December 5, 2022
Meet Tope Olufon, the new analyst covering cybersecurity in EMEA.