Computer Security Day – Practical Tips For Today’s Data Threats

November 30th 2018 marks the 30th annual Computer Security Day. Originally launched in 1988, before computing even became mainstream, the day was one of the earliest reminders of the threats facing modern technology and data. Now, thirty years on, the threats facing organisations’ data are more significant than ever – from ransomware to hacking – […]

Mitigating Cyber Security Threats: Looking Back On Black Friday

Just a few days have passed since Black Friday – the busiest discount shopping day of the year where retailers are competing to offer the best possible deals and bargains. But this is also the time of year where savvy cyber criminals see an opportunity. Last year, the Carbon Black Threat Analysis Unit reported that […]

Entering The New Age Of The CISO

The role of a CISO is undoubtedly changing. Not only does the role now require more responsibility than ever, but the heightened risks associated with the role has put it firmly in the spotlight of both the company Board and the industry as a whole. And, when it comes to a data breach, the simple […]

Less Than One In Five IBM Users Have Multi-Factor Authentication

Following the findings from Macro 4 that less than one in five IBM mainframe customers use multi-factor authentication, Jake Moore, cyber security specialist at ESET commented below. Jake Moore, Cyber Security Specialist at ESET: “Multi-factor authentication will not only mitigate a whole host of attacks, but it is relatively easy to implement and once training […]