Orlando Scott-Cowley

Orlando Scott-Cowley

Cybersecurity Strategist | |


Orlando Scott-Cowley is Mimecast's cybersecurity strategist. Prior to joining Mimecast in 2006, he has worked in the IT Security industry for his entire career, working with governments, businesses, vendors, resellers and in consultancy. Orlando's evangelism for Mimecast includes writing and speaking for influential publications and events on a variety of topics from compliance, archiving, security and continuity; in particular the emergence of cloud and SaaS technologies.

Posts by Orlando Scott-Cowley

Security

Mr. Robot Highlights the Price Point Temptation of Email Ransomware

“5 days for a banking system to be down? That’s a lot of money down the drain… We can’t afford this hack right now… And frankly I think we can find 5.9million in between our couch cushions. It’s nothing.” - Susan Jacobs, general counsel, E Corp …

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Security

Five Ways to Defend Against Rising Tide of Microsoft Office Macro Malware

In a brief warning alert last week, US-CERT urged individuals and organizations to proactively secure systems against an increase in malware spread via macros. Mimecast is today offering new guidance to help organizations combat this threat…

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The Real Reason LinkedIn 2012 Hack Credentials Are On Sale

Surely everyone changed their LinkedIn credentials in 2012, when the LinkedIn hack was made public right?Furthermore, most users would have doubled down on their credential security - changing their passwords to something complex and perhaps using a …

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