• Jun 14
    2018
    The World Cup is a great example of an event that inspires awe, national pride, and excitement in people from countries all over the world. While these events are typically focused on physical security, the need for increased cybersecurity efforts should not be overlooked. If you have traveled to Russia to experience the World Cup in person or are out traveling the world for any other reason, you must not ...
  • Jun 06
    2018
    When the word “hacking” is mentioned in a conversation, people generally have the same image pop into their heads: a glasses-adorned hacker types furiously in front of several computer monitors while analyzing massive amounts of code to steal millions of dollars. He or she then mutters the fateful words of, “I’m in.” Thanks to movies and television shows, many think this is how cyberattacks occur. However, hacking is much less ...
  • May 25
    2018
    James Cronin | Business Development Manager, Packt Publishing People often think of coding as something very specialized and technically demanding. There’s sometimes even a perception that writing code is confined to a specific type of person. But this is, luckily, demonstrably untrue. Writing code is something that can be done by anyone.While there are some incredibly specialized roles that require incredibly detailed levels of programming knowledge, in actuality a huge ...
  • May 24
    2018
    Nearly everything we do and have revolves around data in some form. From social media and shopping online to simply visiting a doctor’s office, our data is being recorded and analyzed in one format or another. Private information, such as full names, addresses, and credit cards, is constantly being collected, tracked, and even saved by companies. As long as this information is valuable, there will be hackers and cybercriminals who ...
  • May 11
    2018
    After all of the devastating cyberattacks and data breaches of the past few years, it is fairly safe to say that organizations have cybersecurity systems and processes in place, but what about cyber resilience? What exactly is cyber resilience? To put it simply, it is the measure of how well an organization can actually operate normal business during a cyberattack or data breach and how quickly it can recover from ...
  • May 01
    2018
    The number of focused cyberattacks per organization has more than doubled this year compared to the amount in 2017, including instances of ransomware and distributed denial of service (DDoS) attacks. However, in good news, a new report from Accenture has found that even in the face of these growing attacks, companies are seeing much more success in the detecting and blocking of targeted cyberattacks. The study, conducted from January to ...
  • Apr 26
    2018
    Data science is a term that you hear talked about a lot but it’s often misunderstood. It’s a buzzword, but behind it lies very specific set of activities - and skills - that businesses can leverage to their advantage. While it’s not wrong to see data science as a real game changer for business, that doesn’t mean it’s easy to do well. But what is data science exactly? Quite simply, ...
  • Apr 20
    2018
    According to the IT Security Economics Report from Kaspersky Labs, a terrifying 77% of businesses suffered a cyberattack last year. As the number of companies who have come forward and admitted to being attacked has continued to grow larger over the past few years, it is no surprise that this percentage is as high as it is currently. No matter how big or small your company is, you could easily ...