New research has revealed that even though people are now more aware of security best practices than in the past, their password management has remained largely unchanged.
- but rising awareness is not enough to address the cyber-threat. Robust procedures must be put in place to protect data and fulfil organisations' responsibility to customers and staff.
91 percent of small businesses report that they have not been attacked, and only five percent admit they have; 38 percent spent nothing whatsoever to protect themselves from cyber-security threats this financial year.
Latest round of cyber-attacks underscore the need for regular security awareness training says Eldon Sprickerhoff.
More than a quarter of law firms in England and Wales were targeted by fraudsters in 2016, with most attempted scams taking place online, but there are a number of steps which can be taken to prevent attacks says Peter Groucutt
To combat cyber-attacks we need to look at a cultural change within the company and shunt Cyber Security higher up the agenda. A great start could be ISO/IEC 27001 Information Security Management standard says Tim Schraider.
The level of security of Wi-Fi networks and user awareness regarding information security has fallen significantly; a Positive Technologies security audit says mostly due to common vulnerabilities not needing much skill to implement.
A new QinetiQ white paper warns firms that security training alone will not change employee behaviours.
BT customers are complaining about chronic authentication issues that are blocking access to email and billing accounts. To expedite things, the help desk is asking for clients' full passwords, according to two customers.
A large quantity of the UK's information security professionals believe that adequate measures are not in place to properly secure IoT devices.
Security awareness training must be high on the agenda of best practice when companies fight off cyber threats, experts concluded at the SC Congress London.
A stellar panel of infosec experts told a packed audience at SC Congress London on Thursday that security awareness can play an integral role in educating C-suite on threats coming from inside and outside the company.
There should be a better connect between the board, security team and employees - sound familiar?
A significant portion of office workers receive phishing emails at work during the working day.
Companies in technology, media and telecommunications demonstrate a lack of seriousness to external cyber threats.