Productivity, Security

IT Security Is a Team Sport

It seemed clear to a lot of the speakers and delegates at the recent RSA Conference that protecting organizations from cyberattack is not just the responsibility of the IT security team. Shared responsibility is the expression on everyone's lips.Many…

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Your People Are Under Cyber-attack – It Just Makes Economic Sense

 Protecting yourself from cyber-attack used to be about technology. But I have heard it repeated time and time again this week at the industry’s annual go-to security event, RSA Conference in San Francisco, that this is not enough. Spear-ph…

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Cyber-Criminals Are Making Hay Exploiting CEOs and CFOs

In recent months we have seen a growth in a new form of targeted attack in email specifically aimed at defrauding CEOs and CFOs, and duping their teams into wiring cash to cyber-criminals and hackers. These Business Email Compromise (BEC) or so-calle…

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Productivity, Security

Join a Security Team - Be Part of Something Important

I am in San Francisco this week for the annual security event, RSA Conference. This year, aside from the normal discussions about attacks and defense techniques and technology, the industry has returned again to a topic close to my heart:  Skill…

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RSA Conference Day One in Words and Phrases

I sat through an interesting first day of keynotes yesterday and a pattern quickly revealed itself in the speeches or comments of the many and varied speakers. So, I thought I would pen my own quick summary. I will resist the temptation to creat…

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How to Protect Employees from Whaling Email Attacks

Whaling, CEO Fraud and Business Email Compromise pose many risks to organizations around the world.These email attacks use simple social engineering with eloquent affect to trick employees into handing over critical data or into making fraudulent fin…

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