Cybersecurity leader ESET set to build new global headquarters

ESET announced its plans to build a new company headquarters in Slovakia, the central European country where the company was founded nearly 30 years ago and the current home of its global headquarters. The new campus will be designed to house 270,000 square feet of office space for approximately 1,400 employees. The site, formerly occupied … More Cybersecurity leader ESET set to build new global headquarters

EU-US Privacy Shield launches: Key points to this agreement

There has been a lot riding on this divisive and complicated agreement, which is why it has taken over two and a half years for all the involved parties to iron out all the details. As of July 12th, the new framework was officially adopted and put into effect. The EU-US Privacy Shield, as it … More EU-US Privacy Shield launches: Key points to this agreement

Hours before Euro 2016, fake websites are still offering overpriced tickets

The competition to find the best national football team in Europe starts in just a few hours, and fans across the continent are eager to see their favorite players perform live. But for the unwary, the process of buying late tickets for UEFA Euro 2016 matches can be tricky, and risks ending in disappointment, lost … More Hours before Euro 2016, fake websites are still offering overpriced tickets

Location-tracking apps ‘breach of European data protection law’

A study of 20 apps’ terms and conditions by the Norwegian Consumer Council has found that three location-tracking apps may be in breach of European data protection law. In an official complaint to the Norwegian Data Protection Authority, the consumer advocacy group singled out US-based fitness tracking app Runkeeper as a cause for concern. The … More Location-tracking apps ‘breach of European data protection law’

Biggest fears of EMEA companies? Malware ranks first

Can you guess the most pressing IT security issue faced by companies in Europe? If you were to put your money on malware infection, you’d be right. According to a series of surveys conducted by ESET at various EMEA security events throughout 2015, 58% of businesses have experienced this kind of incident in the last … More Biggest fears of EMEA companies? Malware ranks first

Eurostat: Ireland safer online than EU average

According to Eurostat research 1 out of 4 internet users in the EU experienced computer security related problems in 2015, but the Irish were safer. Today is February 9th, the Safer Internet Day and Eurostat has released their research on the Europeans’ Internet security. According to Eurostat “the proportion of internet users having experienced certain … More Eurostat: Ireland safer online than EU average