Top Five Tips for Creating a Culture of Security Awareness at Work

Read  Fran Howarth list five top tips about how companies can create a culture of security awareness at work on Security Intellingence : The second week of National Cyber Security Awareness Month (NCSAM), held every October, focused on creating a culture of cybersecurity at work. The aim is to highlight the current threats that organizations […]

Here are the dos and don’ts when hiring healthcare cybersecurity pros

Healthcare organizations are wrestling with a vast number of cybersecurity job openings and the dearth of cybersecurity professionals to fill those roles. Fifty-eight percent are training existing staff in new security skills, 53 percent are using contractors, 36 percent are employing managed security service providers (MSSPs), and only 31 percent are hiring new staff, according to […]

How Proper Offboarding Can Help Prevent Data Breaches

Read  Aliah D. Wright explain it is necessary for every organisation to have a proper employee exit strategy to prevent data breaches on SHRM Blog : Shortly after she was fired from her job at the City of New Haven recently, a Connecticut woman reportedly snuck back into her former office, copied data onto her […]

7 elements of a successful security awareness program

Read Ira Winkler list seven key elements of a successful security awareness program on CIO : When I was asked to keynote a CSO event four years ago, I was pleasantly surprised to find that security culture was the top concern of the CSOs in attendance. Having performed many security assessments and penetration tests, I […]

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 […]