Organizations advised to invest in a culture of cybersecurity

A culture of cybersecurity is essential in today’s organizations to help ensure that they are able to successfully fend off cyberattacks. This is according to Lindsay Goodspeed, communications specialist at the Payment Card Industry Security Standards Council. Writing in a company blog, Goodspeed explained that prioritizing security is essential for all types of enterprises, big … More Organizations advised to invest in a culture of cybersecurity

Cybersecurity becoming a key boardroom agenda item

An increase in the number of cyberattacks and growing awareness of the threat has made cybersecurity a key boardroom level agenda item. After previous research showed just 1 in 7 security chiefs report to the CEO, according to a new study from Marsh, there has been a discernable increase in the understanding of cyberthreats among board … More Cybersecurity becoming a key boardroom agenda item

CEO Fraud – How to stay protected against this modern day deception

So, you’re minding your own business working through your day-to-day battle of never ending emails and sorting through all the stuff you should have finished yesterday. Suddenly an urgent email drops into your inbox from the boss, asking for an urgent transfer of £8000 to a designated bank account. It’s not overly unusual: it’s from … More CEO Fraud – How to stay protected against this modern day deception

Cyberattacks affect ‘nearly every single company’

Around eight in every 10 cybersecurity executives admit their company has been compromised by a cyberattack in the past 24 months, according to a new KPMG report. In a survey of 403 CIO, CISO and CTOs working in the retail, automotive, banking and technology industries, it was found that 81% had experienced some form of … More Cyberattacks affect ‘nearly every single company’

Firefighting, security and compliance

FireMon conducted a survey at Infosec Europe this year and apparently discovered that cybersecurity professionals manage to be both overworked and underutilized. That’s a feeling which I’ve been quite familiar with myself from time to time over the years, but I was a little surprised that the article cited above was entitled ‘Tired of fighting fires … More Firefighting, security and compliance