The year 2020 has been particularly challenging as we are living in the middle of a pandemic, working from home or remotely which makes all of us an easy target for cyber-attacks and breaches. As October is the cybersecurity awareness month, we gathered a couple of tips and tricks from our cyber specialists to help you in the difficult mission of keeping your devices and your company cyber-safe.
The Data Protection Commission Ireland published a couple of tips and orientations on how to keep your data protected when working from home or remotely. Cyberattacks still on the rise and using COVID-19 as a fishing technique to attract users and get what they want. So, now more than ever, it’s time to protect our devices and make sure that we are working from home in a safe way from both perspectives, from the company and its users.
Cybersecurity is an important topic in every organisation, it's a constant concern for IT leaders and it can be a headache for IT professionals in general. The end-users can be affected as well, as usually are the ones who tend to get trapped clicking where they shouldn’t and opening suspicious emails. So, why still so difficult to have a company culture focused on Cyber-safe actions and attitudes? The answer is Leadership.
Internet of Things is a way without coming back. According to Gartner, there are over 8 billion connected “things” in use today, and the figure will top 20 billion by 2020, including over 7 billion specifically for business use. As organisations embark on digital transformation projects, bringing IoT devices closer to users’ reality, a new cyber risk emerges. How to keep those devices safe and control the potential cyber attacks?
The IT skilled professional shortage is a reality in the market while IT careers still on the rise. Almost every month companies are announcing new job opportunities in Dublin, which can create a positive and competitive scenario for who is already in the market. It’s also an attractive option for people starting or changing their careers. The searching process for a course can be hard, sometimes it’s difficult to decide which is the best path to follow at that specific moment.
The first quarter of 2019 was busy for Cybersecurity professionals in general. Even though people are more aware of cyber-attacks and threats, crimes related to cybersecurity still on the rise and putting companies at risk. According to the last Risk Radar report released by Integrity 360, billions of compromised records, data leaks from cloud misconfigurations and record-setting cyber-threats were some of the main findings for the first period of the year. On the other hand, the lack of qualified professionals is not helping the situation either.
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