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Germany commands highest cyber security pay in Europe

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.

Contributor: Tim Rees | Published: 27 March 2018

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How cyber resilient is your organisation?

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).

Contributor: Paul Ayers | Published: 26 March 2018

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Essex revealed to be the UK’s cyber fraud hotspot

The research was conducted by analysing estimates from the Crime Survey for England and Wales (CSEW) on fraud and computer misuse. Focusing on the number of fraud offences which were referred to the National Fraud Intelligence Bureau, it has been revealed that Essex had the highest rate of the crime per 1,000 population, with 9,987 offences reported from June 2016 to July 2017- up from 8,172 the previous year.

Contributor: Paul Lyon | Published: 23 February 2018