Everything you need to know about… Cybersecurity

IDG Connect's roundup of the most important industry insight and expertise on cybersecurity.

Security is a topic that just can't get out of the headlines. It permeates every aspect of daily life, from our mobile phones, through to our social media use. However, by planning ahead, and coming together to tackle the most pressing issues, the future of cybersecurity has started to look a little bit brighter.

Now, here's everything you need to know. 

Getting to grips with IT security

Is the cybersecurity skills gap finally shrinking?

(ISC)2’s 2020 Cybersecurity Workforce Study reveals only 18% of respondents reported an increase in cybersecurity incidents in the switch to home working.

What passwords should you avoid in 2020?

Splash Data's annual round up of the worst passwords highlights a lack of originality when it comes to password creation.

Which European countries are most at risk of cybercrime?

New research identifies the most cyber insecure countries in Western Europe.

What's behind the employee-led cybersecurity disaster?

As external threats continue to dominate headlines, we take a look at the insiders that are frequently proving much more dangerous.

Do personality types matter when it comes to hiring security talent?

With cyber threats growing in complexity and scale, there's increasing pressure on businesses to bolster diverse and multi-skilled security teams.

Improvements to mobile phone security are helping drive BYOD adoption

We look at the security features of today's mobile phones and how they can reassure businesses contemplating BYOD policies.

Why social media is an enterprise security threat

A look at how cybercriminals exploit social media in their attempts to compromise enterprise.

C-suite talk security

Distributed headaches: Link11 on the renewed rise of DDoS attacks

DDoS is on the rise again and botnets are becoming more sophisticated. We speak with Link11 Managing Director Marc Wilczek to investigate why this is the case and what organisations should look out for.

Can the Global Telco Cyber Security Alliance deliver on its hype?

AT&T has joined Singtel, Softbank and other global majors in cyber pact, but how successful can it really be?

Why CSOs should take mainframe security more seriously

Do companies take mainframe security as seriously as the rest of their IT infrastructure?

CyberSecurity Insight from a CyberSecurity Expert

Malwarebytes CEO Marcin Kleczynski answers your questions on the cybersecurity landscape.

Cybersecurity around the world

Cybercriminals set their sights on open source supply chains

Open source software supply chains are juicy targets for cybercriminals. 

Lessons we can all learn from Israel's cyber commandos

Lessons we can all learn from Israel's cyber commandos.

How can firms protect themselves from Iranian cyber-attacks?

Businesses are being warned of "disruptive and destructive cyber operations" following the assassination of Iranian General Qasem Soleimani.

New cybersecurity laws could put further strain on foreign companies in China

Amidst the ongoing US-China trade war, new Chinese laws may expose foreign firms to even more cyber security (and censorship) risks.

Cybersecurity at the Qatar 2022 World Cup

At an event the scale of the World Cup, cyber security will obviously be a big focus. So what risks are associated with the World Cup being held in Qatar?

Is EMEA suffering from ‘security fatigue'?

Research reveals that over half of employees in EMEA don't regularly think about cybersecurity.

Is Good Hacking Good Business?

What you need to know about Bug Bounty Programs

What it says on the tin.

Ethical hackers just want to help

A discussion of ethical hackers and what they do.

Improve your security with hackers

Why companies are rewarding hackers for hacking them.