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The First 100 Days of the New CISO: Expectations vs. Reality

A painfully recurrent complaint among Chief Information Security Officers (CISO) is the disconnect between what they were promised during the recruitment process, and the actual situation they find upon starting

Software

Businesses need to rethink security priorities due to shifting trends

One shift in attacks that businesses should be aware of is the rapid growth of cryptocurrency mining, which increased 237 percent, according to the 2018 Security Roundup Report by Trend Micro. Overall,

Software

Ransomware Revenue Earning Does Not Match Infection Decline

There has been a decline in ransomware infections, but that does not mean that earned revenue has reduced for cyber-criminals. According to the third instalment of the Check Point 2019 Security

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Why The Cybersecurity Talent Shortage Is The Greatest Threat Businesses Face Today

With the tech sector booming and unemployment rates low, cybersecurity talent can be hard to recruit and retain. Every company faces an ever-evolving onslaught from hackers in one form or

Hardware/Network

A Level Playing Field for Threat Intelligence

There is a perception amongst many organizations that real, actionable threat intelligence is only within reach of the largest organizations. That is understandable, perfectly reasonable, but entirely wrong. The truth

Expert Articles

New platform aims to transform cybersecurity

By Jon Abbott – Chief Executive Officer at ThreatAware, A new software platform aims to transform cybersecurity by allowing managers to monitor the whole of their cybersecurity from one single

Software

Ransomware Sees Further Decline, Banking Trojan Use Steps Up

Ransomware accounted for one tenth of 1% of all malicious email content in Q4, according to a new threat report from Proofpoint. It’s Q4 threat report found that banking trojans accounted

Hardware/Network

Hacker behind Collection #1 credential database identified

The threat actor was believed to be working on this breach for over two to three years. Known by the pseudonym ‘C0rpz’, it was hinted that there was more than

Industry Insights

Stranger Danger: Good Advice For Kids, Bad Advice For Global Cybersecurity

The World Economic Forum’s Global Risk Report 2019 paints a bleak picture of the top threats facing our planet. Leading the list, and influencing everything that follows is the impact

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Employees are Cyber Secure in Theory, But Not in Practice [Infographic]

Across the world, cybersecurity has moved from the shadows to center stage, due to increasing malware attacks and the soaring cost of resultant damages [predicted to rise to $6 trillion annually