Cyber Security Archive

Your employees are your biggest cyber security threat

60% of respondents saying they thought an employee will accidentally breach sensitive data in the next year. That’s a higher than the proportion of people who expect to suffer a cyber attack (46%), yet organisations continue to plough resources into cyber crime prevention while overlooking the threat of insider incidents. Let’s take a look at some of …

What’s the difference between a data breach and a cyber security incident?

The information security industry is full of jargon, but luckily most terms only crop up when you’re dealing with specific, technical topics. However, there’s one common but surprisingly complex phrase that often appears without further explanation: ‘cyber security incident’. You might assume it’s simply a euphemism for organisations that don’t want to say ‘we’ve suffered a data breach’. That’s kind of true, but it’s also a …

Kaspersky records 130 million phishing attacks in Q2 2019

Kaspersky Lab’s latest report on phishing found that attacks have jumped 16% in the second quarter of 2019, compared to the same quarter in 2018.   Cyber criminals are continuing to take advantage of the trust between individuals and companies by using fake registration, subscription and feedback forms to get victims to reveal their personal details.   Looking at …