Employees: The Culprits of Security Breaches?

Read why Victor Chukwuemeka says that the employees can be real culprits of security breaches on The Market Moghul : A senior sales executive in a medium-sized company is having a business meeting with a third party at a café bar – a potential client with whom the executive has never met with before. All the […]

Getting an Earful: Convincing Employees to Care About Network Security

Read Douglas Bonderud’s article about why it is difficult to convince the employees about network security on Security Intelligence : Employees remain the biggest source of corporate cyber risk. According to the “IBM X-Force 2016 Cyber Security Intelligence Index,” staff members are responsible for 60 percent of all digital attacks endured by enterprises. Read his […]

Rise in Insider Threats Drives Shift to Training, Data-Level Security

Read why Tom Thomassen says that rise in insider threats drives companies to shift to training and data-level security on Dark Reading : Data breaches continue to devastate organizations, and the threat from insiders — whether malicious or accidental — continues to grow as the value and volume of data expands at near breakneck speed. Read his […]

3 ways employees can risk your firm’s cybersecurity (and what to do about it)

Read  Megan Ellis’ article about the three ways in which employees can risk your cyber security on Memeburn : Employees have been called the weakest link in a business’s cybersecurity – a particularly notable problem in a time where high-profile hacks and ransomware attacks are on the rise. A favourite target of hackers is small-to-medium business […]

Firms Should Beware ‘insider’ Cyber Security Threat

The cyber security threat to companies from their own employees is on the rise, according to new research. Data security company Clearswift surveyed 600 senior business decision makers and 1,200 employees across the UK, US, Germany and Australia and found year-on-year cyber security incidents are also on the rise generally. Read about the new report by […]

Insider threats make up 74% of business cyber security incidents

Insider threats are a bigger risk to cyber security than external hackers, with 74% of cyber incidents happening from within companies. That’s according to survey data conducted by Vanson Bourne on behalf of data security company Clearswift, which took responsed from 600 senior business decision makers and 1,200 employees from around the world, with a particular […]

Firms Should Beware ‘insider’ Cyber Security Threat

The cyber security threat to companies from their own employees is on the rise, according to new research. Data security company Clearswift surveyed 600 senior business decision makers and 1,200 employees across the UK, US, Germany and Australia and found year-on-year cyber security incidents are also on the rise generally. Read more about the new report […]

Report: Employees Outpace Fraudsters as Source of Cybersecurity Threats

Malware infections and data breaches are trending upward. In its “State of Malware Report,” security company Malwarebytes detected nearly 1 billion malware payloads in 2016, with ransomware taking the lion’s share and accounting for 66 percent of all attacks. Read more about the new “State of Malware Report” report by Malwarebytes which reveals that there […]

Transform your employees into your own human phishing defence

Read Vicky Sidler’s article about how companies can use their own employees as effective human phishing defense on My Broadband : Over 90% of breaches start with spear phishing, yet our heavy reliance on technology has historically ignored the most critical linchpin to security success – the human element. Read his full article here.

Cybercrime proliferates against banks, other businesses

Keep employees off the Internet and have workers avoid clicking on any attachment or link in an email. Those are the only sure ways to avoid cyberattacks, according to three experts who spoke today at the North Bay Business Journal’s conference on cybersecurity in Rohnert Park. Read why cyber security experts say that employees are […]