Tag: Cybersecurity

Identifying cybersecurity issues in your business

Threats to your business come in many forms. For most organizations, the biggest threats to their survival are related to cybersecurity. An Allianz survey found this to be true, as “cyber incidents” ranked as the biggest risk to organizations, overtaking…

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A third of employees don’t understand the importance of cybersecurity

One in three employees doesn’t understand the importance of cybersecurity at work according to new research from email security company Tessian. In addition only 39 percent of employees say they’re very likely to report a security incident, making investigation and…

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Addressing the cybersecurity talent shortage [Q&A]

Cyber threats are growing in volume and sophistication, but efforts to combat them are being hampered by a shortage of cybersecurity skills. One way of meeting that shortage is to look at upskilling and retraining within the current workforce. We…

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Quantum computing and its impact on cybersecurity [Q&A]

Quantum computing with its vastly improved processing capability offers the chance of many positive developments in research and science. But it also represents a potential threat to our current encryption models. How big is quantum’s threat to cybersecurity? And should…

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Automation in cybersecurity: Overcoming barriers

“Automation” has become a buzzword in cybersecurity circles. That is not surprising in an environment where security specialists are in short supply and under intense pressure to defend the business against a huge variety of threats from innumerable different sources….

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The artificial intelligence tug-of-war in the world of cybersecurity [Q&A]

It’s a rare cybersecurity product these days that doesn’t claim to have some form of AI capability. But exactly what benefits does AI deliver? And is there a risk of an arms race as threat actors also turn to the…

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Identifying key risks is top cybersecurity challenge

Risk-based strategies are most successful in preventing security breaches, according to a new study from Skybox Security. Of companies taking a risk-based approach 48 percent suffered no breaches, 50 percent were top performers in time to mitigate issues, and 46…

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Size matters — small cybersecurity teams face greater risk of attack

Companies with small security teams continue to face a number of unique challenges that place these organizations at greater risk than larger enterprises, according to a new study. Research from Cynet, based on responses from 200 CISOs at small and…

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Get ‘Industrial Cybersecurity — Second Edition’ ($51.99 value) FREE for a limited time

With Industrial Control Systems (ICS) expanding into traditional IT space and even into the cloud, the attack surface of ICS environments has increased significantly, making it crucial to recognize your ICS vulnerabilities and implement advanced techniques for monitoring and defending…

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Are cybersecurity teams underusing female talent? [Q&A]

It’s reckoned that women make up only around a quarter of the cybersecurity workforce. And yet the women who do work in the sector are generally better qualified than their male counterparts. Despite this there is still a clear divide…

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