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Five critical elements for any cybersecurity awareness programme

To combat mobile cyber threats, organisations must educate employees about the risks associated with accessing critical business apps on personal devices. Doros Hadjizenonos, Regional Sales Director at Fortinet,  explores the five critical elements that CISOs should include in any cybersecurity awareness training. While nearly nine in 10 companies not only allow, but actually rely on their employees to access […]


A view of how DDOS weapons have evolved

Anthony Webb, EMEA Vice President at A10 Networks, talks us through the evolution of DDOS weapons in the last year and provides valuable advice to avoid becoming a victim. Throughout 2019, DDoS attacks continued to grow in frequency, intensity and sophistication. However, the delivery method of using infected botnets and vulnerable servers to perform crushing […]


De-Risking in the era of data transparency

Organisations across the board must foster a culture of transparency in terms of how data is used. Daniel Fried, General Manager (GM) and Senior Vice President (SVP), EMEA and Worldwide Channels, Veeam, says: “Not every person in the business can be a data protection expert, but all employees must appreciate and understand the basic principles.” […]


Reframing the security team as the ‘Department of Yes’

Peter Margaris,Head of Product Marketing at Skybox Security, tells us that the CISO and their security teams have an image problem. “The CISO isn’t a Grinch-like figure who’s hellbent on preventing progress within their organisation,” he says.   This is an era of tectonic change for many businesses: they’re shedding increasingly archaic processes and practices […]


‘Cyber risks are becoming more complex and challenging’

The rate at which digital technology is evolving and disrupting traditional business models, cyber risks seem to evolve even faster. John McLoughlin, cybersecurity expert and CEO at J2 Software, tells Intelligent CIO that business leaders are now clearly recognising the critical nature of cyber threats and starting to identify and embrace best practices to mitigate […]


CrowdStrike expert on the cyber metric that works for CISOs and the board

John Titmus, Senior Director EMEA at CrowdStrike, outlines the key metrics security teams should be using to understand the evolving threat landscape and associated organisation risks. Forward-leaning organisations are by now well-educated around the increasing severity and frequency of cyberattacks. Controls have been tightened, security platforms and teams have been put in place, and employees […]


What can organisations do to prevent the rise of phishing attacks?

We asked a number of industry experts what advice they have for organisations in the battle to prevent the rise of phishing attacks. Here is what they had to say. Jurgen Sorton, Senior Product Manager for Security at Vox   Phishing attacks are on the rise and show no signs of slowing down. According to the […]


Kaspersky expert provides his APT predictions for 2020

With 2019 drawing to a close, the Kaspersky Global Research and Analysis Team (GReAT) look forward to what the upcoming year might hold for the threat landscape. In this video, David Emm, member of the Kaspersky GReAT, provides his insight.


Industry experts explain how you can stay safe for Black Friday and Cyber Monday

Black Friday and Cyber Monday are two of the biggest days in the retail calendar when countless items are reduced in the run-up to Christmas. But even though it can be an exciting time for consumers, cyber criminals can also be busy on their devices. With this in mind, a number of industry experts have […]


‘Digitisation is key to transforming African markets, but so is IT security’

Markets across Africa are evolving, possibly more rapidly than ever before in history, and this is largely due to continuous advances in and the growing uptake of digital technology. In commemorating Africa Industrialisation Day and the 2019 theme of inclusive and sustainable industrial development, Kaspersky experts share their views on two pillars crucial to Digital […]


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