Cyber Insurance: Why are companies getting rejected? And how to get accepted

If you are operating as a business in 2022 without cybersecurity insurance, you could potentially be leaving yourself open to huge ramifications if a breach should occur. Cyber insurance is part of a sensible integrated cybersecurity approach, but it is also important to remember that cyber insurance alone does not reduce your cyber risk. However, as […]

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26 and under: How do you engage them in cybersecurity training?

Over the past couple of years, organisations and employees have seen the forced migration of work from office spaces to remote locations. This has led to the development of new programs, services, and tools for employees to continue working efficiently and without issue outside of normal working conditions.   Whilst innovative technologies have made it possible […]

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How do we guard against human error without limiting employee efficiency and productivity?

According to data revealed in Verizon’s 2019 Data Breach Investigations Report, 21% of data breaches can be traced back to a human error, this was only second to phishing/malware, which sits at 31% of data breaches.   Employees continue to make mistakes, with many not realising how damaging and dangerous the ramifications can be for an […]

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The GDPR: past, present, and future… 

From humble beginnings in May 2018, when a pharmacy in North London was fined £275,000 for carelessly storing documents containing patient data… fast forward to May 2022, where we now see huge fines across most sectors. It is fair to say that the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) is among the world’s toughest data protection […]

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How to encourage effective cybersecurity behaviour changes in the workplace 

Behaviour change in cybersecurity is paramount to building a strong security culture in any organisation. It cannot be seen as a one and done project to be truly effective, as continued and targeted behavioural training and development produces the best results.  When employees are only given infrequent training, once or twice a year, you are […]

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Password psychology: why are people so lax with passwords? 

In 2004, Microsoft founder Bill Gates predicted that traditional passwords would soon be extinct. In some capacity Gates was correct; passwords have evolved into passphrases and incorporate anything from fingerprint scans to 2FA (2-Factor Authentication) to captcha-based logins. However, the password is still well and truly alive. What is becoming extinct however, is the seriousness […]

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Data classification and its continued importance to data security 

Information security is not just a legal requirement, it is necessary to maintain an organisation’s reputation, trust, and profitability. Data classification is and remains a vital aspect of data security for every organisation. Evolving technology results in more ways for data to be created, shared, and stored. And while it may be easier (and cheaper) to […]

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Cybersecurity in the Metaverse: Part 2

In last month’s edition of The Insider, TSC took a deep dive into the metaverse and the various cybersecurity issues every single organisation needs to consider when using the platform. This is cybersecurity in the metaverse: Part 2. The metaverse is a massive technological leap and with it comes innovative new attack vectors. As a result, […]

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Password security advice: best tips for generating strong passwords 

In today’s online space, generating, managing, and remembering hundreds of passwords for accounts and websites is getting out of hand. Password generators, password managers and security advice are abundant and loud on the internet, so we thought we would do you a favour; TSC have put together the best security tips for generating and managing […]

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The differences between free and paid cybersecurity awareness training 

Would you implement free security software organisation wide? No? Then why would you opt for free cybersecurity awareness training?  Cybersecurity awareness training must be a staple in the development and learning for employees in each and every single industry. Cyber criminals and hackers are always looking for vulnerabilities and weak points to exploit, regardless of […]

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