If cyber warfare is to be our reality for now, what can we do as a nation to protect ourselves, and those who enjoy the stability of our island? Asks Paul Hearns
In today’s world of constant information overload, sometimes a step back to survey the wider scene is necessary. When this is accompanied by a keen insight from a global expert, the results can be difficult to accept, but significant nonetheless.
If you were hacked tomorrow, if your laptop fails or you simply lose your phone, and you lose all of your data along with it, all of your treasured memories, your photos, videos, valuable documents and emails, what would you do?
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As geopolitical tensions continue to increase in Ukraine, we are in a realm of increased cyber risk at a global scale. No business or industry is free from risk and individuals and organisations alike need to be aware that cyber attacks will not just come from geopolitical threat actors, but criminals will take advantage of any event or distraction being felt globally and use it as an opportunity to execute their nefarious activities. They will catch any business, public or private, large or small off-guard. No entity is free from this ever-increasing risk.
No entity is free from cyber risk, act now.
Love is in the air, but unfortunately so are romance scammers
In 2021 alone, romance scammers reportedly set a new record of stealing $547 million from their victims. Cybercriminals tend to leverage different calendar events to target individuals with scams; Christmas holidays trigger scams in online gift shopping, the summer months see an increase in travel scams and Valentine's Day prompts a severe spike in romance scams.
It is a framework that helps organizations worldwide to manage their cyber security risks. It does this by providing a common language and approach for business professionals of all career stages, roles, industries and business sizes. From day one of its creation, it was observed that the vulnerabilities of CI are not isolated, they exist and are interconnected with the global economy. For this reason, a global and industry-wide perspective needed to be taken which today enables organizations to develop a unified understanding of their cyber risk.
On Thursday I tuned into Bank of Ireland’s discussion about the impact of cyber crime on Irish businesses. The dominant topic discussed was the insidious nature of ransomware attacks and how it is the deadliest and most prevalent threat to all business sizes and sectors today
Online shoppers lost €18.20 million last Christmas, due to online shopping scams. This blog post is to help you avoid falling victim to the cyber criminals that are silently hovering around payment sites this Christmas.
My reason for joining the 2021 Cyber Risk Officer spring program run by ICTTF was to be able to have a sound, creditable basis for engaging in my role as a non-executive director on the subject of all things cyber, from identifying risks through to a cyber risk strategy. I wanted to see and understand what “great” looked like. That’s exactly what we got through the program.
The business landscape for the foreseeable future can be characterised by a few critical terms: digital, distributed, sustainable.
As every business becomes, in effect, a digital business, reliance on data and its transformation into intelligence is becoming ever more important.