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What is cybersecurity? A guide to the methods used to protect computer systems and data

What is cybersecurity? A guide to the methods used to protect computer systems and data

Cybersecurity is the practice of protecting all forms of computer technology from malicious attacks. It includes the preservation of computers, servers, mobile devices, networks, applications, and data in the event of damage, destruction, and unauthorized access.

Insider March 30, 2021
The Ultimate Guide to Starting a Cybersecurity Career

The Ultimate Guide to Starting a Cybersecurity Career

Data breaches and other cyber attacks are a real threat to all businesses, and organizations place high importance on their network security. This means that cybersecurity specialists – particularly those with higher qualifications like a cybersecurity masters – are in high demand across all industries.

FTN News March 30, 2021
Cybersecurity: Council adopts conclusions on the EU's cybersecurity strategy

Cybersecurity: Council adopts conclusions on the EU's cybersecurity strategy

The Council today adopted conclusions on the EU’s cybersecurity strategy for the digital decade. This strategy was presented by the Commission and the high representative for foreign affairs in December 2020. It outlines the framework for EU action to protect EU citizens and businesses from cyber threats, promote secure information systems and protect a global, open, free and secure cyberspace.

European Council March 30, 2021
Alarming Cybersecurity Stats: What You Need To Know For 2021

Alarming Cybersecurity Stats: What You Need To Know For 2021

The year 2020 broke all records when it came to data lost in breaches and sheer numbers of cyber-attacks on companies, government, and individuals. In addition, the sophistication of threats increased from the application of emerging technologies such as machine learning, artificial intelligence, and 5G, and especially from greater tactical cooperation among hacker groups and state actors.

Forbes March 16, 2021
Standard Chartered partners with Microsoft and DSCI to bridge the Cyber Security Skills and Gender Gap

Standard Chartered partners with Microsoft and DSCI to bridge the Cyber Security Skills and Gender Gap

Standard Chartered Bank has announced its partnership with Microsoft India and Data Security Council of India (DSCI) to place 18 young women professionals from Tier II and Tier III cities in India in cyber security roles as part of the CyberShikshaa (cyber education) programme.

CRN March 16, 2021
How much regulation is too much on the tech industry?

How much regulation is too much on the tech industry?

As prominent figures are banned from social media platforms for posting disinformation or inflammatory remarks, technology regulation has become a hot topic of debate.

Tech Xplore March 4, 2021
Cybersecurity researchers build a better 'canary trap'

Cybersecurity researchers build a better 'canary trap'

“The system produces documents that are sufficiently similar to the original to be plausible, but sufficiently different to be incorrect,” said V.S. Subrahmanian, the Distinguished Professor in Cybersecurity, Technology, and Society, and director of the Institute for Security, Technology, and Society.

Tech Xplore March 4, 2021
iOS 14.5: How This Could Be Apple’s Most Stunning iPhone Update Yet

iOS 14.5: How This Could Be Apple’s Most Stunning iPhone Update Yet

Apple’s iOS 14.5 is set to launch very soon, with a bunch of really cool new features for your iPhone. As new iOS 14.5 features continue to be revealed via the beta release, it looks likely that this could be Apple’s most stunning iOS 14 update yet for those who care about security and privacy.

Forbes February 16, 2021
Don’t Lose Your WhatsApp For 7 Days - Change This Critical Setting Now

Don’t Lose Your WhatsApp For 7 Days - Change This Critical Setting Now

If you’re one of WhatsApp’s 2 billion users, you’re likely concerned about recent headlines warning that your data is being harvested and shared with Facebook. But there’s a much more serious risk for you to worry about—one which is getting worse. Here’s what you must do to ensure you don’t lose your account for at least 7 days.

Forbes February 16, 2021
Future Focused: The 2021 Cybersecurity Landscape

Future Focused: The 2021 Cybersecurity Landscape

2020 was a year of challenges. The onset of Covid-19 necessitated a work-from-home environment on an unprecedented scale.

Forbes February 2, 2021
Bolstering Risk And Cybersecurity Strategy Safeguards The Remote Workforce

Bolstering Risk And Cybersecurity Strategy Safeguards The Remote Workforce

When Covid-19 prompted lockdowns around the world last year, most businesses made the impromptu decision to safeguard employees and allow them to work from home (WFH). Most companies acted efficiently in making this abrupt transition to a new remote working model led by WFH.

Forbes January 18, 2021
Cybersecurity: Same Threats, New Challenges

Cybersecurity: Same Threats, New Challenges

For business leaders, 2020 was many things. A test. A catalyst. An opportunity.

For chief information security officers (CISOs), it was all of these things at once—with the security of the business hanging in the balance. This was especially true when it came to the rapid shift to remote work.

Forbes January 18, 2021
WhatsApp Soundly Beaten By Apple’s Stunning New iMessage Update

WhatsApp Soundly Beaten By Apple’s Stunning New iMessage Update

WhatsApp, the world’s leading messenger with 2 billion users sending 100 billion messages each day, popularized secure messaging. But if you’re one of the hundreds of millions using WhatsApp on an iPhone, you’re in for an unwelcome surprise when you see Apple’s stunning new iMessage update.

Forbes January 5, 2021
The Top 20 Cybersecurity Startups To Watch In 2021 Based On Crunchbase

The Top 20 Cybersecurity Startups To Watch In 2021 Based On Crunchbase

Today, 797 cybersecurity, privacy and security startups have received a total of $10.73 billion so far this year, with $4.6 million being the median funding round and $17.5 million the average funding round for a startup.

Forbes December 20, 2020
Revealed: How The EU Funds Global iPhone And Facebook Surveillance

Revealed: How The EU Funds Global iPhone And Facebook Surveillance

Police across the world are getting special training from a little-known European Union agency on how best to snoop on Facebook and Apple iPhones, according to documents obtained by nonprofit Privacy International.

Forbes December 9, 2020