chief information security officer (CISO)

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Careers & training

What does a CISO do?

A chief information security officer will deal with more than firewalls and antivirus
25 Sep 2019
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Security

The cyber security skills your business needs

The threat landscape is constantly evolving, so it's important your staff are equipped with the right tools
24 Sep 2019
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Security

What is an MSSP?

Why appointing an MSSP is becoming the norm for SMBs
22 Aug 2019
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Business strategy

What is identity management?

Make sure only the right people have access to your infrastructure
20 Aug 2019
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Business strategy

Panel Profile: William Hill Group CISO Killian Faughnan

We get face-to-face with one of the IT Pro Panellists
4 Jul 2019
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chief information security officer (CISO)

25% CISOs say job is causing mental health issues

Increased workloads, lack of resources and long working hours are causing undue stress
15 Feb 2019
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Business strategy

Panel Profile: Domino's CISO Paul Watts

We get face-to-face with one of the IT Pro Panellists
29 Oct 2018
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US warns businesses of Oracle and SAP ERP threats

Oracle and SAP urge customers to apply patches to secure systems against hackers
26 Jul 2018
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Most CEOs steal IP from previous employers

Emotionally-driven decisions put companies at risk, finds security report
25 Jul 2018
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chief information officer (CIO)

IT Pro Panel: How CIOs got their first breaks in IT

It may seem like a simple pathway from the outside, but a CIO's first taste of IT comes in many different forms
15 Jun 2018
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Security

Canadian pleads guilty to Yahoo hack

Karim Baratov was paid by Russian security agents to break into Yahoo accounts in 2014
29 Nov 2017
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Security

Intel confirms widespread flaws in desktop and server chips

Bugs in Intel's firmware allow remote code execution, data exfiltration and more
21 Nov 2017
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Security

'Bad Rabbit' ransomware found to be similar to NotPetya

Many antivirus tools can't recognise the malware spreading through Russia and Ukraine
25 Oct 2017
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Pornhub malvertising attack affects millions of users

Malvertising incidents are also expanding to whitelisted websites, expert warns
11 Oct 2017
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Security

Unsecured AWS bucket 'left Viacom open to hackers'

The public server exposed media firm's cloud to potential attacks
22 Sep 2017
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Security

26,000 unsecured MongoDB servers hit by ransomware

Experts urge admins to change default settings to secure their database instances
6 Sep 2017
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UK universities deny research data was compromised in hacks

Hackers hit universities with hundreds of attacks each year - report
5 Sep 2017
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Security

Interpol: Dark web hacking tools are fuelling cybercrime

"It's so easy to find tools," warns Interpol's head of cyber strategy
5 Sep 2017
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Security

90% of businesses hacked via old, unpatched exploits

Companies are paying the price for failing to follow basic security guidelines
22 Aug 2017
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Security

Shadow Broker exploit dumps five million cyber attacks

Kaspersky: Hacking tool leaks fuel cyber criminal activity
16 Aug 2017
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data breaches

Scottish Parliament hit with 'brute force' cyber attack

The attack is thought to mirror the hack on Westminster in June
16 Aug 2017
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Lax cyber security measures could cost CNI firms £17m

Government proposes tough fines to protect essential UK services from hackers
8 Aug 2017
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Security

Rudd claims 'real people' aren't interested in encryption

Home secretary's comments come ahead of Silicon Valley counter-terrorism forum
1 Aug 2017