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Just Paid the Ransom? Here’s How to Prevent It From Happening Again

Hackers can be relentless with their cyberattacks. While organizations can be vulnerable to many security threats, ransomware is especially ruthless since its attacks are completely automated. It doesn’t matter what industry or business you…

Data Leak Exposes 267 Million Facebook Users

A database of 267 million Facebook user IDs, phone numbers, and names was left exposed online for a fortnight thanks to another cloud misconfiguration, according to researchers. The trove was likely to have been the result of an illegal…

6 signs it's time to change jobs

Changing jobs can be a very daunting experience, especially when you’re not sure if it’s the right decision for you. Here are 6 simple signs that indicate it might be time to move on. 1. You’ve already thought about it. Let’s be…

Why are so many continuing to fall victim to cyber criminals?

Over recent years, cyber crime has rapidly established itself as one of the major problems for home users, businesses and governments all over the world. The threat is now considerable. Consequently, becoming cyber aware has been quickly…

How to enhance your cyber security credentials in 2019.

There was a significant increase in the number of organisations utilising cyber security in 2018. This was particularly the case with larger, more established businesses. However, much more needs to be done in 2019, especially for SMEs looking…

Cyber security increase in the lead up to Christmas should be the norm.

Christmas is now less than a week away, meaning the number of shoppers is at its highest point in the calendar year. Thousands of purchases are made every single second, as gifts for family and friends are acquired. As a result, you often hear…

The confusion surrounding cyber security within businesses must end.

It's astonishing that in a world where cyber crime is becoming one of the biggest risks to businesses, confusion remains as to who is responsible for overseeing cyber security strategies. A recent survey featuring 450 companies across the globe…

The Black Friday digital threats you must be vigilant towards.

The phenomenon that is Black Friday is very nearly upon us once more. As a result, a flurry of purchases will take place over the coming days. That means there will be large amounts of data being exchanged, something cyber criminals will be…

Why automotive cyber security is attracting more attention.

The issue of cyber security has rose to prominence over recent years. This also applies to the automotive industry, with car hacking attracting a large amount of media attention. Awareness of the need to secure vehicles, and the fact that…

Cyber security threats should make you scared, so be prepared.

The cyber threat landscape is constantly evolving and becoming more sophisticated. As a result, it is becoming harder and harder to prevent attacks. This is highlighted by the fact that nearly 1.4 billion records were exposed across 686 total…

Why salaries are increasing for cyber security professionals.

Over the last 12 months, salaries for those working in cyber security have increased by 6%. The UK national average is 2.9% for the past year, highlighting a marked difference. Within the industry, there has been a significant 20% increase in…

Is ageism really a problem in the cyber security industry?

Demand for cyber security talent is often seen to be for young, relatively recent graduates. Many view the cyber security industry as a modern field, and expect that the majority of the workforce will reflect that. Despite there being an increase…