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Cyber UK 2024: Salt Communications’ Key Lessons Learned

Salt Communications recently had the privilege of exhibiting at Cyber UK 2024, a premier event in the cybersecurity industry hosted by the UK Government held in Birmingham ICC this year from 13th – 14th May 2024. With the ever-evolving landscape of digital threats and the increasing importance of secure communication, our team was eager to immerse themselves in the latest innovations, insights, and best practices. Here’s a glimpse into what the Salt team learned at this enlightening event:

1. Embracing Zero Trust Architecture

One of the recurring themes at Cyber UK 2024 was the concept of Zero Trust Architecture (ZTA). As organisations grapple with the challenges of securing their networks in an increasingly decentralised and interconnected world, the Zero Trust model offers a proactive approach. By assuming that no user or device should be trusted by default, ZTA advocates for strict access controls, continuous monitoring, and segmentation of network resources. 

2. Prioritising Endpoint Security

With the proliferation of remote work and the prevalence of mobile devices, endpoints have become prime targets for cyber attacks. At Cyber UK 2024, there was a consensus among industry experts about the critical importance of endpoint security. From implementing robust encryption protocols to deploying advanced endpoint detection and response (EDR) solutions, organisations must take proactive measures to safeguard their endpoints against evolving threats. As a secure communications company we are constantly working on enhancing the security posture of endpoints through our comprehensive secure communications solution.

3. Fostering a Culture of Security Awareness

While technological advancements play a pivotal role in combating cyber threats, human error remains a significant vulnerability. As such, Cyber UK 2024 underscored the importance of fostering a culture of security awareness within organisations. From conducting regular training sessions to promoting best practices for password management and social engineering awareness. Organisations must empower their employees to be vigilant guardians of data security. 

4. Collaboration and Information Sharing

Cybersecurity is a collective responsibility that requires collaboration and information sharing across organisations and sectors. At Cyber UK 2024, there was a strong emphasis on the importance of collaboration in the fight against cyber threats. From public-private partnerships to information sharing initiatives, collaboration fosters greater resilience and collective defence against cyber adversaries. Salt Communications is honoured to contribute to a collaborative community dedicated to addressing the dynamic cybersecurity landscape through collective efforts and shared values.

Have a look at what we got up to during the Cyber UK week:

Cyber UK 2024 was an invaluable opportunity for Salt Communications to gain insights, meet delegates when visiting our stand, exchange ideas, and forge partnerships within the cybersecurity community. As we continue to navigate the complex and dynamic threat landscape, we are more determined than ever to empower our clients with innovative solutions that enhance their security posture and enable them to thrive in the digital age. Until next year! 

In case you didn’t get the chance to meet with us during Cyber UK 2024, email for more information. 

Discover why you should consider Salt as a secure communications method for your enterprise communications. 

About Salt Communications:

Salt Communications is a multi-award winning cyber security company providing a fully enterprise-managed software solution giving absolute privacy in mobile communications. It is easy to deploy and uses multi-layered encryption techniques to meet the highest of security standards. Salt Communications offers ‘Peace of Mind’ for Organisations who value their privacy, by giving them complete control and secure communications, to protect their trusted relationships and stay safe. Salt Communications is headquartered in Belfast, N. Ireland, for more information visit Salt Communications.

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