Why big corporates need to fight off cyber attack

There was a time when surfing was a harmless hobby. But today, it is an apt metaphor for the dangers lurking beneath your screen. The internet has evolved from when it was a luxury to now, when it is a necessity. Read about the Kaspersky’s IT Risk Report which reveals that hackers are now using targeted […]

The need for better proactive cyber defense

Read why  Lloyd McCoy Jr. says that there is a need for better proactive cyber defense on CSO Online : After years of theorizing about “proactive cyber defense,” talk is finally starting to be put into action. Let’s not delay. As cyberattacks become frighteningly more commonplace (the Equifax hack of 143 million consumer IDs is […]

5 Very Good Reasons To Keep your Content Management System Up To Date

Read Rachel Gillevet list five reasons that all website owners should keep their content management system up to date on Business2Community : Here’s a question for all of you – when’s the last time you updated your content management system? Have you been paying attention to all the patches and major updates that have been released […]

Myth busted: A wait-and-see approach to cybersecurity is a terrible idea

Read why Jessica Davis says that the wait and see approach for cyber security is a terrible idea on Healthcare IT News : It should come as no shock that hackers have spent the last two years pummeling the healthcare industry with cyberattacks. In 2017, the healthcare sector has already reported 233 breaches and is on […]

Make Cybersecurity A Priority in a Small Business’ Early Stages

Read why  David Kiger says that small and medium businesses should make cyber security a priority right from the start stage on Business2Community : New small business owners have a long list of hurdles to overcome in the early stages. These can be complicated times, so avoiding a cybersecurity mess wouldn’t necessarily rank at the […]

Basic Security Tools You Cannot Afford to Miss in Your Risk Management Program

Read Koen Van Impe list the basic security tools for risk management program on Security Intelligence : Risk management is the process of identifying, assessing and controlling threats to an organization. It is also a way to increase the security maturity of an organization. Read his full article here.

Freese: Cyber-risk management is the key to good infosec hygiene

Don Freese said infosec professionals lead with fear and emotion too often when discussing security issues when they should be speaking a language that C-level executives and board members understand: risk. Read why Don Freese, deputy assistant director of the FBI says that cyber risk management is the key to a good information security hygiene […]

Cybersecurity Strategy, Risk Management and List Making

Read  Charles Kolodgy’s article about risk management and cyber security strategy on Security Intelligence : When confronted with the daunting task of developing a cybersecurity strategy, many people don’t know where to start. The quick answer is to make a list of the tasks required to accomplish the project, organize them by functional categories and […]

Awareness training is key to reducing security risk

Read why Charles Cooper says that cyber security awareness training is a key for businesses to reduce their cyber risks on CSO Online : Human error continues to confound the best efforts of security executives. No matter how much money gets spent on firewalls, intrusion detection software and other cybersecurity tools, it’s all going to be […]

Data Breach Notification Most Clicked Subject in Phishing Tests

The most common subject line to get an employee’s attention and act to click relates to data breaches. According to the top 10 global phishing email subject lines for Q3 2017 by KnowBe4, examining email subject lines from simulated phishing tests, the most clicked was ‘Official Data Breach Notification.’ Read about the new report by KnowBe4 […]