Christmas 2021 — (we can’t be the first to mention it, surely?!)

Now is the time to plan your festive cybersecurity campaign Just as we thought it safe to look up after Cyber Security Month (CSM), Christmas is waving at us from the horizon. The festive season is a good opportunity to raise awareness among employees and remind them of the importance of cyber-vigilance. After all, looking […]

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Is cybersecurity awareness important these days?

Some think technology solves all. But even today safety technology-laden cars need a human with enough roadcraft to make them deliver all they can. Firewalls are becoming more sophisticated and AI integration into cybersecurity is more effective than ever before. But does this mean we can relax, put our feet up and forget about training […]

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HR = Cybersecurity = People

HR and cybersecurity have one thing in common — people. Cybersecurity teams must work hand in hand with their HR colleagues to have any chance of success. As a cybersecurity professional, one of your key soft skills is to be a social butterfly. You strive to work across all areas of your organisation. Of course […]

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Build a cybersecurity awareness programme that really works

An effective cybersecurity awareness programme is crucial to the success of CISOs and IT teams. Convincing staff at all levels of the importance of security and the essential proactive steps to take is key to success. But if you’re involved in ensuring the smooth deployment of a cybersecurity awareness programme you will be acutely aware […]

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Cyber attack surfaces are expanding

As businesses move to the cloud and digitisation becomes the norm, the role of the CISO becomes even more complex. Constant growth in technology equates to continuously growing cyber attack surfaces. Cybercriminals have more opportunities than ever to launch attacks and find vulnerabilities in places that may not have even existed before. These expanding cyber […]

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Checklist for the effective CISO

As well as dealing with large-scale, rising cybersecurity threats and establishing secure connections for newly-established remote workforces, CISOs are under pressure to deliver more than just an organisation’s security. How can you, as a CISO ensure cybersecurity for your organisation in these uncertain times? What are the skills required to make an effective CISO of […]

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What are the three main cybersecurity threats you’re facing in 2021?

Since the beginning of the pandemic in 2020, the FBI has noted a fourfold increase in cybersecurity complaints. It’s no surprise. COVID-19 and the resulting shift to remote work have had enormous implications for the world of cybersecurity. For most, it has meant super-accelerated or unplanned cloud migrations and the very swift procurement of IT […]

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Cyber Security Month 2021

Are you ready? Ready for what you may ask? To tackle an increase in phishing emails? To put defences in place against a ransomware attack? To respond to a system breach as a result of a compromised password? Of course you are, so I guess the real question is – are your employees ready to […]

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Practical cloud technology glossary

Complementing our eBook, Your guide to The Cloud, Conor Mckenna‘s practical cloud technology glossary demystifies the jargon and acronyms we see everywhere. Got your head in the cloud? If you are reading this, you certainly haven’t got your head in the clouds. But cloud technology can be difficult to get your head around. It’s a […]

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Security & resilience post-COVID

A reflection that’s leading to positive change by Oscar O’Connor. Guest contributor Oscar O’Connor is many things. Cybersecurity philosopher and storyteller, CISO, executive and non-executive director, optimist, ally, mentor, coach and player of the infinite game. His views both inform and challenge. I was introduced to the world of information security in the late 1990s. […]

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