How to get your staff to take cybersecurity seriously

Common sense only goes so far and you need to make sure that best practices around security don’t go in one ear and out the other. Here’s your attack plan. When it comes to cybersecurity, software company AutoClerk makes sure that its 25 employees know they are on the front lines of something akin to a […]

Cyber security threats are changing job requirements

A rise in cyber security threats and increased incidents of hacking are changing some of the job requirements that employers are hunting for, with talent in areas of cyber safety becoming more attractive for head hunters. Read why Michael Fraccaro of Mastercard says that most companies are now looking for employees with cyber security skills […]

Advice for the CIO: On making security an issue for everyone

Read Duncan Hughes advice CIOs about ow to make cyber security a issue for every employee of the company on Enterprise Apps Tech : An organisation’s cybersecurity is only as strong as the weakest link. This is why it is vital there is buy in from staff of all levels and that best practice is […]

How employees transform security from risk to reward

Most businesses are concerned about security on some level, but they don’t necessarily see how it applies to them. What we’re seeing in the news is a series of high profile cyber security incidents such as the WannaCry ransomware, alleged interference in the US and French elections and non-stop reporting of data breaches. Read the […]

Five ways to empower your staff while keeping your network secure

Read Pascal Bergeot list five ways in which companies can empower their staff and yet keep network secure on IT Pro Portal : News broke this month of a sophisticated new email phishing scam based on Google Docs. While Google claims to have stopped the attack in its tracks, it once more shows the dangers […]

Human-first approach key to tackling cybersecurity threats

Globally, we are experiencing a massive data sprawl that sees critical and sensitive data from corporations spread across public cloud systems, networks and BYOD devices. Read about the new survey by Forcepoint which reveals that only 7% of cybersecurity professionals feel they have extremely good visibility into how employees use these critical business data across […]

Security awareness is good, but good security culture is better

Read Zeljka Zorz article about why a good security culture works best for any organisation on Help Net Security : As an efficient mechanism to influence employee behavior, security culture is one of the most important, yet most overlooked, aspects of organizational security. “A common flaw in our industry is that awareness trainings will change, i.e. […]

Users Overshare Sensitive Enterprise Data

When it comes to keeping confidential data locked down, it turns out that even employees trained in cybersecurity best practices still don’t always know how to protect sensitive information, according to the Dell End-User Security Survey 2017 released today. Read about the latest Dell End-User Security Survey 2017 released today which reveals that nearly half of the […]

Healthcare leaders crown employee cybersecurity awareness as primary threat concern

Most organizations use a variety of methods to mitigate cybersecurity risks, the survey reveals. Eighty-seven percent employ remote access/secure access controls, 85% use employee security awareness tactics and 75% utilize security counseling services like vulnerability assessments and penetration testing. Read why most healthcare industry leaders are saying that employee awareness remains top threat concern on […]

Level 3: Low awareness and education threaten healthcare cybersecurity

Level 3 Communications found that there are two issues that are posing dangers to healthcare companies’ network security: awareness and education. Read about the new study by Level 3 Communications which found that healthcare sector cyber security is threatened by low level awareness and education on Fierce Telecom.