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
Why smaller businesses cannot afford to ignore how they gather, store and protect data. Between breaches and privacy gaffes at global mega-corporations, more people are on edge about protecting digital data. Consumers want to be able to control what companies collect and store, and many businesses want to be able to recoup costs for online … More Privacy legislation may soon affect smaller businesses
A reflection on whether this approach to addressing IoT security challenges can ‘deliver the goods’ and how consumer awareness can help. According to an article by the BBC, the United Kingdom’s Digital Minister Margot James is proposing legislation to introduce a new labelling system to show customers how secure an IoT product is. In order to … More The UK plans to legislate to secure IoT, but is it really the answer?
Enforcement of General Data Protection Regulation (GPDR) is now just few months away. The media have intensively examined and written about this topic from practically every angle since it became legislation. Businesses continue to struggle with both understanding and implementation of what they need to do to be compliant. WeLiveSecurity sat down with ESET’s Tony Anscombe, to … More Businesses and GDPR: What they need to do to be compliant?
Journalist Kevin Townsend asked me a few months ago for commentary on phishing, for an article he was researching. He said: Phishing really comes down to 2 basic questions: Can technology ever solve the problem & what are the best approaches? Can awareness training ever solve the problem? How? If the answer is ‘no’ to … More Security and Education
General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) together with the growing number of data breaches are the most pressing reasons why small and medium businesses are implementing data protection technologies – including encryption. However, with limited time and the market flooded by various products, it can be a difficult task for companies’ owners and decision-makers to find the right fit … More Buying encryption? Five good questions to ask before you do
Technology has had an impact on nearly every aspect of society, and will continue to do so in the coming years. Many of today’s activities are increasingly dependent on information systems, electronic devices, and data networks – a trend which is leading to hyperconnectivity. At the same time, we are seeing new threats and vulnerabilities … More Challenges and implications of cybersecurity legislation