Businesses can help protect employees from data breaches

Read Richard Ollis explain how businesses can help protect their employees from data breaches on News Leader : Most of us have read about large data breaches, like the recent Yahoo breach of 500 million accounts — reportedly the largest such incident in history. Businesses are ramping up security, training, response, and insurance tactics to respond to […]

Mitigating internal risk: Three steps to educate employees

Read Isaac Kohen list three steps companies should undertake to educate employees and avoid insider threat on Help Net Security : IT security is usually focused on how to prevent outsiders with malicious intent from causing harm to your IT systems and data. While this is a valid concern, people within organizations who simply do not […]

Businesses can help protect employees from data breaches

Read Richard Ollis explain how businesses can help protect employees from data breaches on News Leader : Most of us have read about large data breaches, like the recent Yahoo breach of 500 million accounts — reportedly the largest such incident in history. Businesses are ramping up security, training, response, and insurance tactics to respond to […]

Growing sophistication of cyber attacks requires defense and employee training

Read why Robin Roenker says that growing sophistication of cyber attacks requires a good employee training strategy on Lane Report : Details of cybersecurity breaches across government, education and industry sectors made headlines – repeatedly – over the past year, with no signs of slowing down. Yet despite the frequent incidence, 66 percent of companies […]

Careers in fighting cybercrime

Read David Harley take a look at the careers in cyber security on We Live Security : One of the ways in which STOP. THINK. CONNECT.™ – which describes itself as “the global online safety awareness campaign to help all digital citizens stay safer and more secure online” – works towards achieving its aims is […]

Cybersecurity staffing issues may be putting you at risk

Read why Sarah K. White says that cyber security staffing issues may be putting companies at risk from cyber attacks on CIO : A study from Spiceworks found that even though 80 percent of organizations experienced a “security incident” in 2015, only 29 percent of companies have a cybersecurity expert working in their IT department […]

10 ways to make sure your remote workers are being safe

With an ever-expanding mobile workforce, infosec teams are increasingly tasked with extending cybersecurity safeguards beyond the physical and virtual walls of their organizations. With endpoints not only increasing but on the move, the challenge is real. Read about the ten ways in which you can make sure your remote employees are safe on Information World.

6 Ways to Train Your Employees to Prevent Cyberattacks

Read Juan Martinez’s explain how companies can train their employees in cyber security on PC Mag : Keeping your company safe from a cyberattack isn’t as simple as implementing endpoint protection software. You’ll want to train each and every employee to know what to look for before, during, and after work each day. Things such […]

Why the most valuable security assets are human, not technical

Read D’Arcy Guerin Gue explain why humans are the most valuable security assets for a company on Health Data Management : You already know that the biggest threat to healthcare IT security is the human element. But if human beings are the greatest vulnerability, that also makes them the strongest asset. Here’s why. Read his full […]

There isn’t a cybersecurity skills gap: Rik Ferguson

“You’re being conned. There’s no such thing. It doesn’t exist,” says Rik Ferguson, vice president for security research at Trend Micro. He’s talking about the much-discussed skills shortage in the cybersecurity sector. Read why Rik Ferguson of Trend Micro says that there is no such thing as skill shortage in cyber security sector on ZDNet.