Data breaches currently cost businesses an average of $4.24 million USD, according to IBM’s recently published “Cost Of Data Breach Report”—the highest recorded in the report’s 17-year history. These costs […]
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Cyber Security Attacks Are on the Rise. Is Your Workforce Sufficiently Trained to Deal With Them?
In December, news reports revealed that foreign hackers breached the U.S. information technology firm SolarWinds. This allowed them to spy on numerous private and government agencies, including the Department of […]
Global Cyber Security Threat Combined with a Severe Talent Shortage Presents Enormous Opportunity
According to a CNBC article on cyber security trends, a 2019 CEO Imperative Study conducted by management consultancy EY reports that CEOs see cyber security as the number one threat […]
7 Tips to Improve Your Small Business Cybersecurity
Don’t make the mistake of thinking your small business cybersecurity isn’t at risk due to size. According to a 2017 report from the Better Business Bureau, smaller businesses that were a target […]
The Latest Worrisome Cyber Security Stats
In the absence of comprehensive cyber security training, cyber threats can wreak havoc on businesses in seconds, as the time from knowledge of vulnerability to release of exploit is shrinking. […]
Cyber Security Talent Shortage: How to Solve It
A recent report from Cybersecurity Ventures and Herjavec Group predicts that there will be 3.5 million unfilled cyber security jobs by 2021. (Forrest, 2017) While cyber security job openings continue […]
Should the Government Regulate IoT Devices?
As security concerns rise about Internet of Things (IoT) devices, so does the debate about the necessity of government regulations. Should the government regulate IoT? Many Internet of Things devices […]
Corporate Hacking: Are You a Target?
Corporate hacking stories are a staple of the news. Whether a small business or large international corporation, if you use the internet to do business, you are susceptible to having […]
Medical Device Cyber Security is Essential
No one wants to imagine that their pacemaker or insulin pump can be hacked when their life depends on the proper functioning of these medical devices. However, a recent Ponemon […]
10 of the Largest Corporate Hacks in Recent History
Corporate hacks and cyber attacks directed at organizations large and small have increased in both frequency and severity over the past few years, affecting billions of consumer accounts and costing […]