Tips for minding the digital skills gap

The times they are a-changin‘, so how do you build and sharpen the skills that you need to avoid being left behind by the digital revolution? With digital transformation moving apace, hardly any aspect of our lives is spared the dramatic effects of lightning-fast technological advances. The workplace is no exception, as the ubiquity of … More Tips for minding the digital skills gap

One in three UK orgs hit by cryptojacking in previous month, survey finds

Conversely, only a little over one-third of IT executives believe that their systems have never been hijacked to surreptitiously mine digital currencies. A total of 30% of organizations in the United Kingdom fell victim to a cryptojacking attack in the previous month, a recent survey among 750 IT executives across the UK has found. The … More One in three UK orgs hit by cryptojacking in previous month, survey finds

Interviewing ESET’s experts about the Web’s journey so far – part 2

Today, we continue with our series of conversations with ESET’s security pros to hear what they have to say about the evolution of the World Wide Web since it was publicly announced 27 years ago. Next to weigh in from our lineup of experts is ESET Security Researcher Cameron Camp, who shares his thoughts mainly about … More Interviewing ESET’s experts about the Web’s journey so far – part 2

British Airways cancelled flights at Heathrow after ‘IT system issue’

Thousands of British Airways passengers left stranded at Heathrow airport following incident. On Wednesday, British Airways passengers had their flights delayed and some even cancelled as a result of a yet to be specified IT system issue. In total, it is reported that as many as 7,000 passengers have been affected and more than 3,000 were stranded … More British Airways cancelled flights at Heathrow after ‘IT system issue’

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

The WannaCry attack: takeaways for C-level executives

What does the WannaCry attack mean from the point of view of the organizations’ overall risk? In principle, ransomware is far from new. However, this attack has shown that the scale of a ransomware attack can be really massive. Using new attack vectors, the crooks behind the attack managed to deliver the malicious payload to … More The WannaCry attack: takeaways for C-level executives

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’