Ransomware runs rampant, so how can you combat this threat?

A new paper explains how ransomware has become one of the top cyberthreats of the day and how your organization can avoid becoming the next victim. The infosec community has long been warning that ransomware has the potential to grow into the number one cyberthreat for business. However, since ransom demands were low and malware … More Ransomware runs rampant, so how can you combat this threat?

Number of women in infosec industry ‘remains stagnant’

The number of women working within the infosec industry “continues to remain low”, and could be exacerbating the skills gap within the industry. This is one of the main findings of the Biennial Women in Cybersecurity Report from the Center for Cyber Safety and Education, which found that women currently occupy just 11% of positions … More Number of women in infosec industry ‘remains stagnant’

Ways in which to plug the infosec talent gap

As a reader of this blog, you’ll know that security issues are a daily reality. If you’re a security practitioner, you may wish you could clone yourself to help deal with the never-ending workload. Each day seems to bring a new report focusing on the shortage of qualified information security professionals to fill positions. Is … More Ways in which to plug the infosec talent gap

Ransomware: Key insights from infosec experts

Pause for a minute. 2017 has arrived before we even realized it was coming. And it’s brought with it an army of new buzzwords, fresh security threats and an even more switched-on world than 2016. Before we entangle ourselves in everything digital that this year has to offer, it’s important to heed expert advice. Take … More Ransomware: Key insights from infosec experts

Information security: A career at the forefront of an exciting industry

With technology advancing at an almost breathtaking rate, it can be a challenge to keep up with developments. This is why, for governments and industry worldwide – as well as everyday consumers – the opportunities and convenience afforded by new tech can be threatened by its downsides. Notably, in the 21st century, this is characterized … More Information security: A career at the forefront of an exciting industry