ICO urges businesses to focus on becoming GDPR compliant

The UK’s information commissioner Elizabeth Denham has urged businesses to be incentivized by the benefits of GDPR data security compliance, rather than the possible consequences. In a video addressing boardrooms across the country, Denham stated that businesses should not waste any time in preparing for “the biggest change to data protection law for a generation”. As … More ICO urges businesses to focus on becoming GDPR compliant

3 types of employees that can cause a data breach

When it comes to cybersecurity, what type of employee is most likely to cause a data breach? And how can companies protect themselves? We take a closer look. When it comes to cybercrime, it’s easy to imagine that the biggest threat to your company is external. However, more and more companies are realizing that trusted … More 3 types of employees that can cause a data breach

ESET Threat Intelligence service launched for Enterprise Customers to help prevent attacks such as WannaCryptor

ESET Threat Intelligence, a service that predicts and proactively notifies enterprise customers about real-time threats such as WannaCryptor ransomware or the EternalBlue exploit, has been made globally available to ESET customers today. ESET Threat Intelligence is built on a unique blend of ESET’s core disciplinary knowledge, advanced heuristics and technologies such as machine learning.  The service … More ESET Threat Intelligence service launched for Enterprise Customers to help prevent attacks such as WannaCryptor

Is the world ready for GDPR? Privacy and cybersecurity impacts are far-reaching

On May 25th, in the year 2018, something called the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) will go into effect. That means your company, and every other company in the world, should already have a good answer to this question: “How will GDPR affect us?” In fact, I would argue that you are currently courting danger … More Is the world ready for GDPR? Privacy and cybersecurity impacts are far-reaching

XData ransomware making rounds amid global WannaCryptor scare

A week after the global outbreak of WannaCryptor, also known as WannaCry, another ransomware has been making rounds. Detected by ESET as Win32/Filecoder.AESNI.C, and also known as XData ransomware, the threat has been most prevalent in Ukraine, with 96% of the total detections between May 17th and May 22th, and peaking on Friday, May 19th. … More XData ransomware making rounds amid global WannaCryptor scare

The WannaCry attack: takeaways for C-level executives

What does the WannaCry attack mean from the point of view of the organizations’ overall risk? In principle, ransomware is far from new. However, this attack has shown that the scale of a ransomware attack can be really massive. Using new attack vectors, the crooks behind the attack managed to deliver the malicious payload to … More The WannaCry attack: takeaways for C-level executives

Ignoring software updates? You’re making one of five basic security mistakes

Cybercrime has quickly become a major problem for businesses, governments and citizens all over the globe. While awareness of this multifaceted threat is increasing, we’re still making the same blunder when it comes to cybersecurity, as a recent study by the Pew Research Center alluded to. Here are a few security mistakes to be aware … More Ignoring software updates? You’re making one of five basic security mistakes