Employees have “low cyber IQ” despite high corporate confidence

Employees on both sides of the Atlantic lack a basic understanding in cybersecurity, in stark contrast with businesses’ high confidence in their cybersecurity capabilities. That is the main finding of a new survey conducted by Willis Towers Watson, which found that 63% of UK businesses believe their systems to be highly protected with the necessary … More Employees have “low cyber IQ” despite high corporate confidence

$8 trillion ‘to be lost to cybercrime in next 5 years’

Businesses are set lose $8 trillion to cybercrime over the course of the next five years, according to a new report. Juniper Research found that enterprises around the world are more at risk due to even greater levels of internet connectivity, as well as “inadequate enterprise wide security”. The paper, titled The Future of Cybercrime … More $8 trillion ‘to be lost to cybercrime in next 5 years’

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