Cyber Security

Keeping data secure is critical to organizational health. Businesses are showing a heightened awareness of cybersecurity as they increasingly depend on digital technology. But the requisite workforce—the first line of defense in safeguarding hardware, software and data—is proving hard to come by. The talent gap is affecting everything from the way businesses approach hiring, training […]

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Scare headlines about the looming cybersecurity skills shortage are a regular feature in the trade press, and occasionally even make it into mainstream publications. If one thing is clear, it’s that companies outbidding each other for a tiny talent pool of security engineers with five to ten years’ experience is not a winning formula to […]

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The UK’s National Cybersecurity Center has claimed that the risk Huawei presents by becoming involved in the country’s network infrastructure could be mitigated. The statement follows an open letter the Chinese telecommunications giant penned to the UK government stating that investigations into allegations of spying for the Chinese government would take “three to five years” […]

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UT starts online training program to help fill cybersecurity jobs Copyright 2019 Nexstar Broadcasting, Inc. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten, or redistributed. Copyright 2019 Nexstar Broadcasting, Inc. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten, or redistributed. Jamie Southerland, interim director of the Texas Extended Campus, […]

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THOUSAND OAKS, Calif., Feb. 18, 2019 /PRNewswire/ — California’s government provides services that millions of people across the state rely on. Imagine what would happen if those systems fell victim to a cybersecurity attack. Government officials spend a lot of time thinking about that scenario and are committed to supporting programs and events that help train […]

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Research from Microsoft Ireland and Amarach shines a light on poor security habits in Irish organisations that increase the risk of cyberattacks. Microsoft Ireland has today (18 February) warned that poor cybersecurity habits within large public and private sector organisations across the island are increasing the risk of data breaches and intellectual property loss. Amarach […]

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Employees are still the weak link in the security system, with poor habits that potentially put organisations at risk of critical data and intellectual property loss, and severe legal and reputational repercussions, new research from Microsoft has found. A lack of security training, the use of personal devices with work-related data and lax practices around […]

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The retail industry needs to update the business data of products on a regular basis.  This sometimes causes the systems withholding data to hang for a while. With cloud embrace, both potential and transformative but also has its repercussions. Being on the cutting edge and data being hacked is what worries most of the retailers […]

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