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…

Stereotypes are exacerbating the UK cyber security skills shortage.

Negative stereotypes about computer hackers are contributing to a skills shortage in the cyber security sector, according to industry experts. High-profile cyber specialists today warned the industry’s hackneyed reputation as a breeding ground…

54% of companies plan to increase cyber security spending in 2019.

More than half (54%) of companies plan on increasing IT security spending in 2019, according to a report released on Wednesday, and 30% of companies aim to increase spending by 10-20%. Despite the flood of new funding, the report highlights…

Which countries are performing best in relation to cyber security?

Ireland is in the top 10 in the world when it comes to cyber security, a report by a tech consumer website has found. The survey by British firm Comparitech examined a number of factors in 60 countries relating to keeping data secure, such…

More businesses must reconsider cyber security as a business priority.

A PwC study last year revealed that about 62% of global CEO's worry cyber threats will affect their company’s growth prospects. As a result, it is not surprising that potential cyber security risks will pressure CIO's at companies to increase…

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…

Less than 30% of businesses are currently utilising encryption.

Despite a wealth of recent high profile data breaches, fewer than 30 percent of enterprises encrypt data across their on-premises data environments, within their cloud providers or on their mobile devices. That’s according to French aerospace…

UK businesses more concerned about cyber attacks than a year ago.

Businesses in the UK are more concerned about cyber attacks now than they were a year ago, according to the latest Close Brothers Business Barometer research. Two thirds of SMEs (67 per cent) said they were more worried about cyber security threats…

UK set to become a world leader in cyber security.

The UK is set to become a world leader in the race to eradicate some of the most damaging cyber security threats facing businesses and better protect consumers. Businesses and consumers will benefit from increased security and protections built…

UK businesses are still failing to see the strategic value of cyber security.

UK businesses are failing to get value out of cyber security because they fail to see its strategic importance and often have a negative attitude towards security professionals, a study has revealed. The majority of UK IT security professionals…