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4 predictions for security in 2021

In a year where CISOs faced constant challenges, next year promises to find them juggling risk and reward as they present the way forward to their boards.


News roundup 2020: the biggest tech stories of the year

It's safe to say 2020 has been a year to forget! We look back at some of the biggest tech stories that everyone was talking about throughout the year, across all areas of the sphere.


News roundup: Facebook’s looming D-Day, another Huawei scandal, and a fiery end to SpaceX’s Mars-bound rocket

A round up of this week's technology news including a huge antitrust battle for Facebook, a trio of exciting tech IPOs, and a new COVID-tracking app for California.


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.


Intrusion detection and prevention software: Which solution is best?

IT Central Station users review the highest reviewed solutions in the intrusion detection and prevention software market.


Cybercriminals set their sights on open source supply chains

Open source software supply chains are juicy targets for cybercriminals, who're taking advantage of the fact that many businesses aren't aware of what open source components they're using and where.


Lessons we can all learn from Israel's cyber commandos

A look at Israel's cyber security skills, and what we can learn from them.


Back-up and running: How businesses can protect their data in a world full of risk

With the threat of a ransomware attack greater than ever, how can businesses protect their data as they prepare to return to the office?

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A new role for the cybersecurity industry: the Business Information Security Officer (BISO)

Why you should consider hiring Business Information Security Officers to develop security strategies that are more connected and integrated into the business.

Australia's new cyber legion to ward off 'state based' attacks

In mid-June, Australia came under sustained cyberattack by a "state-based actor" - widely understood to have been the People's Republic of China. Canberra has now confirmed more than AU$1bn in funding and the recruitment of hundreds...

Which European countries are most at risk of cybercrime?

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

Cyberlag: African security is as lax as its weakest link

More regulation is needed to tighten African cybersecurity.

A profile of cybercrime in Latin America

We take a look at cybercrime in Latin America, in terms of why it's unique and why businesses should be paying attention.

Everything you need to know about… Cybersecurity

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

DDoS: Buyer's Guide and Reviews

Discover what real IT Central Station users think of Distributed Denial of Service (DDoS) vendors.

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.

Security lessons from across the pond: local government ransomware attacks

After the rise in ransomware attacks on US local governments this year, F5's David Warburton looks at steps UK organisations can take to avoid similar scenarios in 2020.

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.

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