Mike Simmonds

Mike Simmonds, Managing Sirector at Axial Systems.mike-simmonds

Articles by Mike Simmonds

GDPR – Why It’s Time For The Board To Stop Passing The Buck

The General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) comes into effect in the UK on 25 May 2018. Yet, many organisations remain in denial, with a typical mindset being: ‘if I ignore it long enough, it will probably go away’, or even, ‘I don’t think it really applies to me’.  Ultimately though, any business that holds personal data …

Rapid Automation and Industrialization of Cyber Attacks

Beware The Drive-By Attack

In recent years, we have witnessed a new kind of security threat which all businesses need to be aware of – the cyber drive-by attack. It is a term that has evolved over time. In the early days of the web, most online access was through a modem, and users were charged for the time …


Stay Aware Of The Hidden Dangers In The Internet Of Things At Work

Analysis from ABI Research for Verizon has shown that the ever growing number of IOT devices is expected to surge from 1.2 billion devices in 2015 to 5.4 billion connected devices worldwide by 2020. This dramatic growth also brings with itheightened security risks. 72 percent of security experts surveyed for ISACS’S 2015 IT Risk / …