Kate O'Flaherty

Most Recent Articles by Kate O'Flaherty

Plugging the gap: Why are fewer women getting into cybersecurity?

The latest figures show the number of female cyber security professionals is reducing compared with previous years. What, SC's Kate O'Flaherty asks, is the industry doing wrong?

Should companies make the most of blackhats and reformed hackers?

Organisations are often hesitant to access the talent pool of ex-black hats and reformed hackers. In the age of the cyber skills gap, are they a resource we can afford to ignore, asks Kate O'Flaherty.

The Investigatory Powers Act's wide-reaching implications

Bulk data collection outlined in the government's surveillance programme will prove attractive to hackers, making robust security even more important

The IP Act's wide-reaching implications

Bulk data collection outlined in the government's surveillance programme will prove attractive to hackers, making robust security even more important

Data protection: What next after Brexit?

While EU GDPR compliance may no longer be law in the UK after it leaves the EU, for those doing business with the EU, conformity will still be required in some shape or form, so you'd still better start preparing now.