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LinkedIn Data Found in Unsecured Databases

A security researcher identified eight unsecured databases that held “approximately 60 million records of LinkedIn user information.” GDI Foundation, where the security researcher is from, is a nonprofit organization with a

GoT Guide to Cybersecurity: Preparing for Battle During a Staffing Shortage

Faced with an overwhelming adversary, Game of Thrones heroes Daenerys Targaryen and Jon Snow have a lot in common with today’s beleaguered CISOs. Strong similarities exist between the precarious plight

Part One: Understanding cyber security in accountancy

Emmy Hawker takes a deep dive into cyberspace, assessing how prepared accountancy firms and practices are for the ever-growing threat of cyber-crime. In June 2018, the UK’s technology sector was

Why Every Leadership Meeting Should Include a Cybersecurity Update

As part of our “C-Suite Accountability” theme, we explore why holding senior executives accountable is a necessary motivator in the prioritization, development, and adoption of cybersecurity initiatives across the small

What’s in a cybersecurity question? Getting to the root of cyber insights

The day to day practice of cybersecurity is based around asking questions. How do I secure my applications? How do I protect my data’s integrity? How do I manage storage

Employee cybersecurity essentials part 2: Lost devices and unsafe connections

Security is only as strong as its weakest link, and as we have seen, that includes your employees. Faulting workers for behavior they’ve become accustomed to in their private lives

3 cybersecurity ‘truths’ that every CISO must know

For government chief information security officers, today’s cybersecurity landscape continues to shift. As local, state and federal agencies launch digital transformation initiatives, they embrace a wealth of exciting new innovations.

CIO’s Guide To Stopping Privileged Access Abuse – Part I

CIOs face the paradox of having to protect their businesses while at the same time streamlining access to the information and systems their companies need to grow. The threatscape they’re

3 Cybersecurity Takeaways From RSA Conference 2019

Like most of the cybersecurity industry, the Awake team was on the ground at RSA Conference last month discussing the latest security trends, threats and solutions. During the show, we surveyed pros

The Business Value of Cybersecurity

Cybersecurity is rising as a key issue on the radar of virtually all organisations. According to a recent AT Kearney report, cyber-attacks have been topping executives’ lists of business risks for