Posts Categorized: Cyber News

AI Is Worth the Investment: Use These Top Tips for Implementation

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Artificial intelligence (AI) has frequently been thought of as an innovative, evolving form of technology with the potential to boost organisational success for companies across industry lines. However, many organisations still view AI as a thing of the future, using such an excuse to forego implementation. But in reality, recent data found that AI is […]

Why the Giant British Airways Fine Highlights Extra Struggles for SMEs

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Now over 12 months in, following the implementation of the GDPR and it’s no secret that suffering from a cyber-attack can wreak havoc on your organisation Just look at British Airways. The company was recently fined a record £183 million for last year’s data breach. BA recently fined a record £183 million However, while large […]

Here’s How Organisations Are Handling Their Cyber-Security Risk

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Every year, the Department for Digital, Culture, Media & Sport releases its annual Cyber Security Breaches Survey. This year’s data allows organisations to take a closer look at top cyber-threats, analyse the impacts of disruptive breaches and understand the importance of managing cyber-security risks. Indeed, 32 per cent of businesses and 22 per cent of […]

Annual Data Breach Survey Results

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As data breaches remain a rising threat across industry lines and the GDPR celebrates its first anniversary, the past year has seen a continued increase in organisations prioritising cyber-security. And rightfully so—the Department for Digital, Culture, Media & Sport recently released their annual cyber-security breaches survey, complete with robust statistics supporting the importance of implementing […]

Are You Protecting Your Business from These New Cyber-threats

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As technology continues to advance in the workplace, it has become even more critical to ensure proper cyber-security measures within your organisation. And one of the best ways to ensure robust cyber-risk management practices is by staying updated on the latest cyber-threats. In the recently released European Union Agency for Network and Information Security (ENISA) […]

Addressing the Gap in Your Cyber-security Approach: Staff Training

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In the midst of the GDPR and a growing risk of cyber-attacks across industry lines, your organisation has more than likely bolstered their cyber-security practices in the past year. But have all of your staff members received the message? 60 per cent of UK businesses identified that they have a cyber-security skills gap Recent reports […]

The Results Are In: Cyber-security Ranks as 2019 Top Organisational Risk

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Between the variety of cyber-security concerns that companies faced throughout 2018—including compliance with the recently debuted GDPR, high-profile data breaches and social media privacy scandals, to name a few—it’s no surprise that the European Confederation of Institutes of Internal Auditing’s (ECIIA) Risk in Focus 2019 report found that organisations labelled cyber-security as their greatest risk. […]

These Two Cyber-attacks Are on the Rise — Here’s How to Protect Yourself

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Although clicking on and responding to emails in the workplace is a common practice, recent research revealed it’s also a top cyber-security concern. Indeed, among the methods cyber-criminals use to attack organisations, social engineering scams and ransomware are on the rise. Social engineering scams, such as email attacks and phishing scams, accounted for over 25 […]

Staying Secure: 2018 Cyber-trends

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Whether it be preventing a mass data breach or finding ways to comply with the GDPR, the need for cyber preparedness and resilience is at an all-time high. However, a recent survey from the Economist Intelligence Unit revealed that only 13 per cent of organisations feel that they’ve learned from past cyber-mistakes. Have a look […]

Use This Survey to Benchmark Your Annual Cyber-performance Against Your Peers

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Protecting your organisation with cyber-security measures is more important than ever as data breaches continue to be an everyday threat for businesses and charities throughout the United Kingdom. The Department for Digital, Culture, Media & Sport recently released its 2018 Cyber Security Breaches Survey, which exposes the most common cyber-breaches of the previous year and […]