Piriform News

A day in the life of: A woman in tech

A day in the life of: A woman in tech

Piriform has grown a lot in the past year. Our London team has grown from 10 at the end of 2014 to 30 and counting today. That's 200% growth! Over the last two years, 40% of our new hires have been women.

We could say we are a company actively trying to level the playing field but the reality is, we simply recruit the best person for the job, regardless of gender. Nowadays women are more and more likely to possess the essential skills needed to work in tech.

Read more


Five tips for creating a patch management strategy

Five tips for creating a patch management strategy

Vishal, our Head of Products, contributed to Computer Weekly's Security Think Tank and provided tips to help small businesses develop a concrete patch management strategy. 

What strategies can companies adopt to help keep up with and deal with the huge volume of software updates they are facing?

Although patch management plays a critical role in minimising business risk caused by outdated software in any IT infrastructure, its mention frightens many companies and their IT departments. This can result in a lack of action, meaning many organisations find themselves in a situation where their systems are outdated with the number of patches available to fix potential vulnerabilities and exploits becoming increasingly overwhelming…

Read more


Spring clean your laptop: 5 ways to blow the cobwebs out of your old PC

Spring clean your laptop: 5 ways to blow the cobwebs out of your old PC

As part of our mission to make everyone’s #SpringCCleaner, we shared five handy tips with The Mirror to help kick off the nation's seasonal device clean.

Today is the first day of spring, and while you may be planning to tidy up the house, don't forget your computer could also do with a spring clean.

Today is the vernal equinox - which traditionally marks the first day of Spring - and what better way to kick off your spring cleaning than by giving your laptop an MOT?

If your PC or laptop is running slower than you'd like…

Read more


How best to correct common access control mistakes in the modern business environment

How best to correct common access control mistakes in the modern business environment

Our new VP of Products, Paul, shared with Computer Weekly his knowledge on how to best correct common access control mistakes.

As more and more business interactions continue to move outside the corporate firewall, access control to corporate resources on premise and in the cloud continues to be an increasing challenge for businesses. In the modern business environment, what are the most common access control mistakes and how best are these corrected?

The recent increase in large-scale company data breaches, such as VTech (5 million records exposed), Ashley Madison (37 million records exposed) and Experian/T-Mobile (15 million exposed), means data security is now a hot topic for all businesses across the globe. Although many of these breaches were a direct result of malevolent hackers finding technical weaknesses in company IT infrastructures, risks to data security have become apparent because company IT departments are simply failing to provide adequate access controls to employees using its internal and cloud-based systems…

Read more


  1. ← Newer articles
  2. Older articles →

Need more information? Talk to our Business Team

×