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Security risks caused by casual, collaborative communication

The UK workforce is increasingly putting its trust in these platforms to conduct business. The survey revealed that 33 percent have sent customer information via these platforms, 25 percent have shared personnel information such as HR and pay details

Contributor: Jonathan Christensen | Published: 22 April 2019

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Blue Monday and what it means to cybersecurity

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.

Contributor: Simon Sharp | Published: 22 January 2019

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Untrained Staff as Greatest Cyber Risk

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.

Contributor: Anthony Dagostino | Published: 9 December 2018

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Businesses still inadequately protected against cyber attack

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.

Contributor: Dave Rogers | Published: 1 December 2018

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Untrained Staff are the greatest cyber risk

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.

Contributor: Anthony Dagostino | Published: 22 October 2018

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Computer science grads earn five times more than counterparts

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.

Contributor: Sheila Flavell | Published: 18 September 2018

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Confusion over responsibility for cyber security in businesses

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.

Contributor: Anthony Dagostino | Published: 10 September 2018

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Dangerous chinks in job hunters’ cyber security behaviour

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.

Contributor: Lee Biggins | Published: 30 May 2018

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Rise in Cybercrime is stressing out IT workforce

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.

Contributor: David Price | Published: 23 April 2018