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Cyber security wages are set to soar amid a skills shortage

Cyber security wages are set to soar amid a skills shortage

Demand for cyber security roles is set to boom over the next year following several high-profile cyber attacks, prompting a rise in wages, new research from the recruitment sector’s trade body suggests. Every specialist...

Better Cybersecurity Starts with Fixing Your Employees’ Bad Habits

Better Cybersecurity Starts with Fixing Your Employees’ Bad Habits

Cybercrime is here to stay, and it’s costing American firms a lot of money. The average annualized cost of cybercrime for global companies has increased nearly 62% since 2013, from $7.2 million to $11.7 million....

60 Cybersecurity Predictions For 2018

60 Cybersecurity Predictions For 2018

Like death and taxes, there are only two safe predictions about cybersecurity in 2018: There will be more spectacular data breaches and the EU General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) will go into effect on May 25....

Imgur says 1.7M emails and passwords were breached in 2014 hack

Imgur says 1.7M emails and passwords were breached in 2014 hack

Image-hosting site turned meme social network, Imgur, is the latest tech service to ‘fess up to a security breach. In a blog post Friday it revealed that hackers had compromised its systems in 2014,...

VMware eyes cloud opportunity in APAC

VMware eyes cloud opportunity in APAC

The company’s top Asia-Pacific executive sheds light on how the virtualisation pioneer is tackling the region’s diverse market in the cloud era. Like most enterprise IT suppliers, virtualisation pioneer VMware has had to face...

Healthcare organisations are ramping up investments in cyber security, says Infoblox

Healthcare organisations are ramping up investments in cyber security, says Infoblox

In a country where 26% of healthcare organisations are willing to pay ransom to hackers and 23% of IT professionals are not confident in their organisation’s ability to respond to a cyber-attack, one may...

Cybersecurity more of a threat than Brexit

Cybersecurity more of a threat than Brexit

In a survey by Barclaycard earlier this year, it was discovered that small-to-medium enterprises are more afraid of cybercrime than of Brexit. That comes as no surprise, really. At this stage, Brexit is little...

Not good: Ransomware is cheap to buy and developers are well paid

Not good: Ransomware is cheap to buy and developers are well paid

This fact rarely comes out on Law & Order, but for some crime pays. And pretty well. A report by Carbon Black that studied 21 of the largest dark web markets in August and...

Endpoint, cloud, people key to future cyber security, says McAfee

Endpoint, cloud, people key to future cyber security, says McAfee

Endpoint devices, the cloud and people will be the security control points of the future, according to the chief of security firm McAfee. Looking to the future of cyber security, endpoints will be redefined,...