Cyber security: why your people are your most effective defence

Read why  Nick Wilding says that employees are most effective defence against cyber attacks on CBI : Many organisations continue to invest in multiple layers of “intelligent” technical controls to protect themselves from cyber attackers. Yet security breaches continue to grow in their scale and impact. There’s something missing in our organisational response to the […]

Businesses Must Upskill IT Professionals to Win the Cybersecurity Battle

Read why Mark Samuels says that businesses must train their IT professionals to win the cyber security battle on Security Intelligence : Too many businesses are not leveraging the capabilities of their existing IT professionals and fail to provide high-quality training that will boost business preparedness for the ever-increasing cybersecurity threat. Read his full article […]

Getting serious about IoT security with execs

Read why Gordon Haff says that companies will have to involve their executives in Internet of Things security on Tech Target : The security of connected devices is a charged topic. Breaches make for headlines, unhappy customers, fines and firings. As a result, if you’re considering an IoT project, sooner or later your bosses are going […]

What to look for when hiring healthcare cybersecurity pros

Read Bill Siwicki explain what healthcare companies need to look forward in their new cyber security recruits on Healthcare IT News : Healthcare has special challenges securing information and devices. The consequences of a successful hack can be, at their worst, extreme results on people’s health and well-being. Medical records are worth more on the black […]

Security leaders need better visibility of risk before the board asks

Is your environment more or less complex than it was last year? And what about the changing threat landscape? When we blend them together, we get increasing complexity with evolving threats. And now that security is a top area of concern in the executive suite and boardroom, the pressure mounts. Read why Kevin Cunningham of SailPoint […]

What Info Security Pros Think About Fake News

Fake news sources are manipulating U.S. politics, and it’s virtually impossible to stanch the flow of bogus reports. That’s the opinion of most cyber-security experts and industry thought leaders who participated in a survey at the Black Hat 2017 security conference. Read/see the slideshow explaining how the security pros view fake news on Baseline Mag.

Cyber security specialists in demand as threat from online criminals and cyber attacks continues to grow

Cyber security specialists are in demand as organisations face a growing threat from online criminals. Adam Shapley, senior regional director from recruiters Hays Information Technology says the implications of being attacked online are far reaching. Read why Adam Shapley of Hays Information Technology says that companies are scouting for cyber security pros even as cyber attacks […]

Cybercrime Awareness Should Be Fun

Read why Scott Koegler says that companies should plan their cyber awareness programs as fun for employees on Security Intelligence : Companies experiencing a cyberattack certainly are not thinking about fun when they deal with the results. There’s a good chance that the breach happened because security awareness wasn’t a focus for an employee who […]

Defending against dark web-fueled attacks calls for research, strategy

Read Greg Arnette’s article about why CISOs and CSO should understand the dark web to defend their firms against cyber attacks on Healthcare IT News : Unlike the visible web, what most people experience as the internet, there is the deep web – a part of the internet not indexed by search engines and without […]

IT Leaders Still Believe Perimeter Security Can Keep Hackers Out

IT decision makers are dangerously over-confident in the ability of perimeter security to keep key assets safe from hackers, with UK professionals even more self-assured than the global average, according to new data from Gemalto. Read about the new report by Gemalto which reveals that out of 1000 respondents worldwide, 94% felt their perimeter security […]