Despite good defensive measures, ransomware continues to get in

Traditional ransomware defenses are failing, with 54% of all victims having anti-phishing training and 49% having perimeter defenses in place at the time of attack, according to a Claudian survey of 200 IT decision makers whose organizations experience… Continue reading Despite good defensive measures, ransomware continues to get in

Product showcase: ESET Cybersecurity Awareness Training

Engaging training scenarios, plus robust phishing simulation and reporting capabilities ESET is a market-leading cybersecurity provider, offering a comprehensive security platform for organizations throughout the world. To counter the complex attacks u… Continue reading Product showcase: ESET Cybersecurity Awareness Training

Free Coventry University Course to Help Everyone Protect their Online Privacy

Now everyone can learn what privacy means, how your privacy is impacted when using the web and mobile apps, and how to protect your privacy online thanks to a free course from Coventry University.
The UK university has worked closely with experts inclu… Continue reading Free Coventry University Course to Help Everyone Protect their Online Privacy

A New Consultant’s 1st Con – Wild West Hackin Fest – Way West 2021

Last month, I found myself Googling: Is weed legal in Nevada?  This was the day after arriving in Reno for Wild West Hacking Fest – Way West 2021.  I kept noticing that the hotel smelled like it from the moment we arrived. I was attending one of the fi… Continue reading A New Consultant’s 1st Con – Wild West Hackin Fest – Way West 2021

3 tips for balancing data security and usability

Organizations have many challenges when it comes to cybersecurity, and one that is top of mind for many is striking the right balance between the usability of data and upholding the proper security of that data. The truth is, for most employees, securi… Continue reading 3 tips for balancing data security and usability

After bootstrapping since 2002, Articulate raises $1.5B on $3.75B valuation

Most companies don’t announce their first venture investment after almost 20 years in the business, nor do they announce that round is the equivalent of a good startup’s entire private fundraising history. But Articulate, a SaaS training and development platform, is not your typical company and today it announced a whopping $1.5 billion investment on […] Continue reading After bootstrapping since 2002, Articulate raises $1.5B on $3.75B valuation

Technical certifications demand growing, most IT employees have at least one

Technical certifications are increasingly in demand with 87% of IT employees possessing at least one and 40% pursuing their next. According to Questionmark, certification bodies must ensure they can quickly deliver, and robustly assess, their programs … Continue reading Technical certifications demand growing, most IT employees have at least one

Most businesses to accelerate data security investments in 2021

71 percent of enterprise executives reported their organization’s data and AI timelines have accelerated since the onset of the COVID-19 pandemic, with one in four reporting their data initiatives have significantly accelerated, according to Protegrity… Continue reading Most businesses to accelerate data security investments in 2021

Cloud security skills in high demand

Cloud security is critically important for organizations across the globe as adoption of cloud infrastructure continues to grow at a rapid clip. The shift toward the cloud is unstoppable, and inevitably, it’s driving soaring demand for skilled se… Continue reading Cloud security skills in high demand

54% of all employees reuse passwords across multiple work accounts

Yubico released the results of a study into current attitudes and adaptability to at-home corporate cybersecurity, employee training, and support in the current global hybrid working era. The report surveyed 3,006 employees, business owners, and C-suit… Continue reading 54% of all employees reuse passwords across multiple work accounts