Cybersecurity concerns of the “Great Resignation”

One of the unexpected side-effects of the COVID pandemic has been that people are increasingly quitting their jobs. And it does impact cybersecurity. Today’s reality is that organizations are globally facing the biggest talent crisis since the 2008 recession.  It seems that people are no longer competing for jobs but companies are competing for people. …

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Redwoods cybersecurity culture or what we can learn from those forests

Redwoods, also known as Sequoioideae, include the largest and tallest trees in the world. That is fine, some of you might argue, but what it has to do with cybersecurity? A lot, we would say. The latest cybersecurity attacks – such as the one on the Transnet in South Africa – once again confirmed the …

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Cybersecurity fatigue: SAT is dead – long live SAT!

The wider American public was afforded an unwanted glimpse into the Wild West world of ransomware this week, after a cyber-attack crippled Colonial Pipeline, causing fuel shortages across the eastern seaboard and states of emergency to be declared in four states, reports The Guardian. The latest ransomware attack on the US Colonial Pipeline has sparked …

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Online dating and Catphishing: don’t fall a victim

Catphishing stats show that 82% of romance scam victims are women and those over 50 are defrauded out of the most money. Online dating is an undeniable part of finding love in the modern world. By the end of 2020, upwards of 32 million Americans were using online dating services, and the industry is expected …

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Are you phished or pharmed? It is dangerous anyway…

Phished people were exposed to an attack for an average of 17.5 hours before antivirus software discovered it. With pharming, it takes much longer. Phishing and pharming schemes are still one of the grimmest threats to companies and individuals. Even internet giants like Google and Facebook got conned out of hundreds of millions USD via …

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Island hopping to your precious data and info resources

The industries most affected by island hopping attacks are finance, healthcare, manufacturing and retail. The term ‘island hopping’ is not originally technological term - it comes from the military strategy. More precisely, the term comes from the World War II, from the strategy the US military used to get to mainland Japan via islands, such …

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Cloud, Edge and IoT trichotomy: cybersecurity concerns

The cybersecurity issues of the Cloud, Edge and IoT trichotomy are inevitably related to all of these complementary technologies. Cloud Computing is the delivery of on-demand computing services without direct active management by the user. These services range from applications to storage and processing power obtained from the remote data centres and available large number …

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