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Ransomware and malware attacks decline, attackers adopting covert tactics

There has been a major decline in ransomware and malware attacks, with Ireland having some of the lowest rates globally, according to the latest report released by Microsoft. This is

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Traditional approach to data security hindering digital transformation initiatives

Security professionals who adopted a more traditional or reactive approach to their data protection and security program did not believe they would reach their digital transformation goals, according to a TITUS report.

Hardware/Network

Employees are aware of USB drive security risks, but don’t follow best practices

Employees are aware of the risks associated with inadequate USB drive security – yet their employers aren’t mandating following best practices, according to a report by Apricorn. “The State of

Industry Insights

Cybersecurity skills shortage still the root cause of rising security incidents

The cybersecurity skills shortage is worsening for the third year in a row and has impacted nearly three quarters (74 percent) of organizations, as revealed in the third annual global study of

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Despite warnings, most people still don’t change their passwords

64% of people use the same password for some, or even all, of their online accounts, while only 21% use a different password for each account. These startling findings come from a

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Healthcare IT pros now confident in their cyber attack response ability

Almost two years since the ransomware attack that brought the NHS (National Health Service) to a halt, healthcare IT professionals feel more confident in their ability to respond to a

Identity Theft

A deeper look: How the 281 data breaches in Q1 2019 will impact companies

High-profile data breaches show no sign of slowing down. In the first quarter of 2019, there were 281 reported data breaches, exposing more than 4.53 billion records. Companies have overlooked the

Hardware/Network

The IoT threat landscape is expanding rapidly, yet few companies are addressing third party risk factors

There is a dramatic increase in IoT-related data breaches specifically due to an unsecured IoT device or application since 2017 – from 15 percent to 26 percent – and the

Hardware/Network Mobile

Mobile carriers believe security and reliability concerns will increase with 5G

Mobile service providers anticipate significant new revenue opportunities from the coming deployment of high-speed 5G networks and a host of new IoT-driven use cases, but they also believe much-improved security will be

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Five free ways SMEs can improve their cyber security

According to the UK Government’s ‘Cyber Breaches Survey 2019’, in the last twelve months 31% of micro and small businesses and 60% of medium-sized businesses experienced a cyber attack. Unsurprisingly,