Interview: Addressing the lack of IT Security Specialists with technology

Read the interview with Michal Jankech, the Principal Product Manager at ESET, discussing major security challenges and cyberattacks faced by large companies nowadays. The six biggest security challenges faced by large businesses: 1.    Ransomware – an encryption-based malware 2.    Targeted attacks and hacking 3.    Various operating systems – there’s always at least one Mac computer … More Interview: Addressing the lack of IT Security Specialists with technology

Shortage of IT security specialists? Outsourcing security services may be an option

Verifiable information shows that the European Union is facing a critical shortage of IT specialists. The European Commission expects that the labor market will have up to 500,000 vacant IT positions by 2020. This industry-wide issue can be confirmed by ESET, challenges shared by companies we have business relationships with and as a conclusion of our ongoing … More Shortage of IT security specialists? Outsourcing security services may be an option

ESET named as the only Challenger in 2019 Gartner Magic Quadrant for Endpoint Protection Platforms, for a second year running

ESET – a global leader in information security – has been named as the only Challenger in the 2019 Gartner Magic Quadrant for Endpoint Protection Platforms* two years in a row. ESET was evaluated based on its ability to execute and its completeness of vision. ESET believes this placement reflects its consistent competence in offering … More ESET named as the only Challenger in 2019 Gartner Magic Quadrant for Endpoint Protection Platforms, for a second year running

Education and privacy legislation at ChannelCon

As education is becoming an increasingly vital tool in companies’ security toolboxes, the question arises: How can they effectively implement security awareness training? If you had told me a few weeks ago that many business leaders were unaware of a major piece of privacy legislation that’s set to go into effect in a few months, I might … More Education and privacy legislation at ChannelCon

Rough patch, or how to shut the window of (unpatched) opportunity

Simply throwing more staff at the patching problem won’t cut it, a study suggests. To paraphrase English novelist Jane Austen, it is a fact universally acknowledged that organizations must act with alacrity when it comes to applying software patches to their systems. A number of recent notorious incidents – think the WannaCryptor malware outbreak or the breach … More Rough patch, or how to shut the window of (unpatched) opportunity

ESET Ireland consistently raising awareness about cybersecurity issues

Over the past few years, ESET Ireland’s cybersecurity experts have been regular guests at various institutions, organisations and special events, discussing various aspects of the increasingly complex world of IT security. ESET Ireland’s most recent major appearance, with an explanation of major data threats and means of protection, was at an event in Bunratty, organised … More ESET Ireland consistently raising awareness about cybersecurity issues