What are the key challenges facing employees when it comes to phishing attacks?

Humans are often described as the weakest link in an organization’s security posture, and we frequently see ‘human error’ as a reason why an attacker has been able to breach an organization’s network. The human error that causes such attacks may be through phishing emails when cybercriminals send large numbers of targeted malicious messages to an employee which are disguised …

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The four biggest challenges facing the payments industry right now

We all know that 2020 was an unusual and challenging year for everyone and as much as we would have all wished that things could have gone back to normal the second the clock struck midnight on the 31 December, that has unfortunately not been the case. Most industries and businesses continue to face a number of challenges, some carried …

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Many businesses facing new security challenges after pandemic

Since the pandemic forced everyone indoors, businesses have had to adapt by deploying new IT solutions that facilitate remote working. With new tools and ways of working, however, came a range of new cybersecurity threats. This is according to a new report from security firm Tanium, based on a poll of 500 senior level IT decision-makers, which states that new …

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Businesses are facing security pressure like never before

More than four in five organizations have suffered data loss or a similar cybersecurity incident in the last 12 months, showing the mounting pressure businesses are facing. A new report from BT Security, based on a poll of more than 7,000 business leaders, employees and consumers all over the world, found that among the reasons for the increase in data …

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Ten challenges facing IT managers right now – and how to overcome them

In 2020, the IT manager has moved into the center of business operations. Necessity is the mother of invention, and with the pandemic leading to mass remote working, IT managers have played an integral role in keeping us connected and safer using technology both new and old. The days of the IT manager working from the side-lines is over. Whilst …

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Public sector businesses could be facing serious legacy security issues

Applications used by public sector organizations contain more flaws than those used by private sector firms, which significantly increases the chances an attack might expose sensitive data. This is according to a new report from application security testing company Veracode, which claims that four in five apps used in the public sector have at least one flaw. The problem, according …

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