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, and even sport. 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

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.

Same old, same old

Why do companies keep making the same mistakes when managing their cybersecurity?

Does the CISO role need to be formalised?

18 security experts share their views on whether the role of CISO should be more regulated.

AI and Security

How using AI can help security professionals stay ahead.


C-suite talk security

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.

Will Cyren make a big sound in security?

A veteran of the OEM security space is stepping up to address the corporate market.

CA: Identity, analytics, and biometrics are key to proactive security

CA Technologies VP Lina Liberti looks at how to move on from reactive security to something more predictive.


Cybersecurity around the world

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.

China's new corporate social credit system is a major new threat to data security

China's new social credit scoring system raises a number of questions over corporate data security and integrity.

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.

The Foreign Tech Threat

Are foreign tech firms a threat to cybersecurity?

Why WannaCry might make Microsoft cry in China

China's reliance on illegitimate software means it was hit even harder than the west.


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.