Who is responsible for cyberbullying?

ESET Ireland’s latest survey reveals people believe the bullies and their parents should take responsibility for cyberbullying. Is it the education? The schools? The Gardaí? Online websites? Social media? The victims themselves? Who should bear the brunt of responsibility for cyberbullying? According to the last survey commissioned by ESET Ireland and carried out by Amárach … More Who is responsible for cyberbullying?

Trick or treat? Beware so a ransomware won’t end up between your Halloween sweets

There are many spooky things in this world of ours and Halloween helps to bring them all under the spotlight. Does your biggest fear involve spiders, zombies, ghosts, and horror movies or is it rather something from cyberspace? Many online users would probably opt for the latter – especially if they have had an experience … More Trick or treat? Beware so a ransomware won’t end up between your Halloween sweets

3 recommendations that can make your applications safer

In today’s fast-paced world, software developers are often pushed to their limits, especially when it comes to working on projects with strict deadlines (and often commissioned at short notice). These “quick deliveries” come with a price though, as unwanted flaws and vulnerabilities may sneak into the code. But there are ways of mitigating these risks, … More 3 recommendations that can make your applications safer

Six steps that can make your cyber workspace a safer place

October is European Cyber Security Month, and ESET Ireland thinks this is a perfect opportunity to pick up some new cyber security habits. It can happen to anyone. You’re browsing through your work emails and spot one with an unusual subject. In the message, the sender is politely asking you to sign into your work account again … More Six steps that can make your cyber workspace a safer place

Why parents must teach their children about internet security

Parenting, as we know it, is evolving in this modern, digital age. Mothers and fathers have traditionally warned their sons and daughters of the physical dangers they face, be that pickpockets on the street or strangers in the park. Today, however, parents are facing an altogether different challenge – keeping their children safe on the … More Why parents must teach their children about internet security

Mind your social media privacy, before it comes around to bite you…

The recent news about the Canadian election candidate not knowing about Auschwitz, apart from her apparent ignorance, highlighted an issue that those of us involved in IT security keep talking about – privacy. The Canadian made some potentially offensive comments on her Facebook profile years ago, yet they remained there, visible to any snooping eyes … More Mind your social media privacy, before it comes around to bite you…