All too often, breaches start with an unhappy, disgruntled or unenthused employee (or even a third-party contractor). That person may decide to act maliciously, stealing or destroying valuable information out of spite, or they might just accidentally compromise data out of negligence. Either way, this is bad for business.
Published: 22 January 2019
This is compounded by staff training ranking as one of the weakest progress categories measured against the NIST cybersecurity framework. The majority of executives (87 percent) around the world cite untrained staff as the greatest cyber risk to their business.
Published: 9 December 2018
With 40% of all businesses suffering a cyber breach in the past 12 months, it is vital that businesses do everything to protect themselves. With 40 percent of all UK businesses suffering a cyber breach or attack in the past 12 months, businesses are urged to protect themselves against cybercrime this Computer Security Day.
Published: 1 December 2018
The majority of executives (87 percent) around the world cite untrained staff as the greatest cyber risk to their business. ESI ThoughtLab in conjunction with Willis Towers Watson and other organisations specialised in cybersecurity and risk management.
Published: 22 October 2018
UK companies are crying out for graduates with the latest technical skills, particularly in key areas such as cybersecurity and IT management. These statistics prove that training in this discipline will lead to significant salaries and bright career prospects, yet still not enough people are choosing this path.
Published: 18 September 2018
Global Economist Intelligence Unit survey, sponsored by Willis Towers Watson, finds varied approaches on how leadership implements cyber resiliency across their organisations, with stronger communication and collaboration needed across various functions, including between the board and the CISO.
Published: 10 September 2018
Despite three quarters of respondents worrying about their personal identity, job hunters are ignoring the government’s cyber security advice, placing themselves at increased risk of cyber-attacks as a result. Contributor Lee Biggins, Founder and Managing Director - CV-Library.
Published: 30 May 2018
With the threat of cybercrime increasing daily and the demand for technological innovation featuring high on the list of board priorities, the IT team is essential to business success, placing a significant burden on employees to go above-and-beyond to meet organisational needs.
Published: 23 April 2018
German cyber security professionals earn almost a fifth more than UK counterparts. Cyber security professionals in Germany have median base salaries on average 17 percent higher than in the UK according to Willis Towers Watson’s Cyber Pay survey. Contributor Tim Rees.
Published: 27 March 2018
Those highly resilient organisations attribute their confidence to their ability to hire skilled personnel. The rising confidence, however, may be misplaced, as the time to respond to threats and their severity are increasing. These problems are further compounded by just 31 percent of those surveyed having an adequate Cyber Resilience budget in place and difficulty retaining and hiring IT Security professionals (77 percent).
Published: 26 March 2018