Cyber-attacks are not something new in the IT industry, but despite their best efforts, companies still suffering attacks and being taken by surprise when it comes to cybersecurity. According to the 2017 Ponemon Cost of Data Breach study, the global average cost of a data breach was $3.62 million last year. Despite all the new and innovative tools and technologies Data Breaches are still occuring.
CompTIA have just released their latest Security+ exam and we have put on a special traditional instructor led course in our Dublin office in the week of the 18th – 22nd of June.
CSIS - CompTIA Secure Infrastructure Specialist is the foundation for both the CompTIA Infrastructure and Cybersecurity pathways. With this new stacked offer, candidates have the skills needed to take their careers in any direction and show to the market their specialisation.
New Horizons Ireland is offering a complimentary tool to help you determine the extent that your employees can recognise and avoid common cyber threats like phishing, malware, and non-secure websites, which in turn will measure how well your organisation’s data is protected.
In 2017 we witnessed a big increase in the security threats around the world, and it’s unlikely to get any better in the future. The Information Security Forum (ISF), a global, independent information security body that focuses on cyber security and information risk management, forecasts an increase in the number and impact of data breaches for the upcoming year.
Most of those breaches relate to the five key global security threats that organisations will face in 2018. As happened in 2017 we will see increased sophistication in the threat landscape with threats being personalised to their target’s weak spot.
You can see below the top five global security threats that businesses will face in 2018, according to the ISF.
Cybersecurity has been a concern in all kinds of business generating a loss of profit year after year. The best way to be ready to confront the attacks and breaches is to invest in constant training and knowledge.
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