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Fast changes in technology lower optimism of industry leaders

Growing technological change is a double-edged sword for CEOs in technology, media and entertainment and telecoms (communications) as concerns over skills and cyber-security risks continue to bring them down.

ESET surveys reveal ages of unsupervised children surfing the web

British parents allow their children to surf the web unsupervised years prior to the children gaining their trust to be given their own set of house keys. Meanwhile in Russia, almost none of the children have their own mobile gadgets or are allowed to do anything in cyber-space without supervision until they are five years old.

Quarter of respondents would pay ransom to protect stolen data, survey says

In a global survey of more than 200 executives and IT managers, 24.6 percent of respondents indicated they would be willing to pay hackers a ransom to prevent them from leaking critically sensitive stolen data.