A lack of awareness among public sector employees around cyber security is leaving it vulnerable to ransomware and other forms of cyber-attack, according to new research today from data security provider Clearswift, a HelpSystems Company. The research with 1,000 public sector employees, revealed that almost half of respondents (47%) have either not heard of, or do […]
By Scott Lester, Cyber Lab Manager, 6point6 At present, SME business owners are having to enable huge swathes of their workforce to work remotely. Many business leaders will need to ensure their company’s cyber security is preserved during a period where many IT-dependent workers are away from the usual security of their business’ physical location. Here, […]
By Ryan Weeks, CISO at Datto. In the global Covid-19 pandemic, many businesses have been forced to move to a work-from-home environment. This has triggered a range of new cyber security concerns, such as new malware attacks targeted at staff working from home. The current situation highlights the need for businesses to stay alert to emerging […]
Posted on 6th May 2020 in Security.
Almost half (46%) of global businesses have encountered at least one cybersecurity scare since shifting to a remote working model during the COVID-19 lockdown, according to official research by Barracuda Networks, the trusted partner and leading provider for cloud-enabled security solutions. An astounding 49 per cent also said they expect to see a data breach or […]
Over two thirds (70 per cent) of British businesses are using multi-factor authentication (MFA) and a virtual private network (VPN) to manage the security risks posed by the increase of remote working during the Coronavirus pandemic. This is according to official polling released by Centrify, a leading provider of Identity-Centric privileged access management solutions, into […]
By Sam Bocetta, a freelance journalist specialising in U.S. diplomacy and national security, with emphasis on technology trends in cyberwarfare, cyberdefense, and cryptography. There are plenty of good reasons to outsource your web security. The cybersecurity threat profile faced by the average business is constantly evolving, and in this context, only the largest firms can afford a […]
Posted on 5th May 2020 in Security.
Andy Horn, CEO at IntraLAN Protecting your business during this time is important. You might have had to adapt your plans and rapidly implement remote working solutions to ensure the safety of your team. Nearly all of us are extending our workplaces into the home and opening up a world of unplanned, uncontrolled network devices […]
By Tina Stewart, VP for Global Market Strategy at Thales Disconnecting from your mobile device, laptop or tablet can be as good as a holiday. Simply taking a pause from emails and social media in favour of a good book or conversation is known to increase your mood and life satisfaction – but it’s also […]