An Ashley Madison response plan: does your company have one?

Whatever your views on the AshleyMadison.com website, the data breach it suffered earlier this year has increased the cybersecurity threat level for all organizations. That’s because a large amount of information stolen from the site was published on the Internet last week, all of which can be assumed to be sensitive, given the site’s infamous slogan:… More An Ashley Madison response plan: does your company have one?

Make password into a story and more parental hacks

It might still feel like summer, but school season is right around the corner. Young people are easy targets for both digital and physical theft, so it’s important to ensure your data and devices are secure at school and at home. Protecting Devices at School Whether you or your child is using a desktop, laptop… More Make password into a story and more parental hacks

How to nurture your child’s security genius

Is your child an internet security genius? If cybersecurity is their thing and you think it could be their future livelihood, here’s what you can do to harness that potential for a career that is exciting and financially lucrative. Sign up for free online courses Signing up for the CISSP (Certified Information Systems Security Professional) course… More How to nurture your child’s security genius

Nine out of ten parents worry about kids online − yet few act

The internet is arguably the new frontier for communication, collaboration and business but, with criminals also using it for ill-gotten gains, it does have its bad parts too. And this is making life difficult for parents struggling to keep up with their child’s technology obsession. In bygone eras, parents’ concerns over their children were relatively… More Nine out of ten parents worry about kids online − yet few act

Back to university: cybersecurity now a major concern in higher education

Last month I attended my first Campus Technology conference, in Boston. I think it’s fair to say that while computer security was not the focus, it certainly was prevalent and appreciated by attendees. In fact, CIO ranked the cybersecurity topics and panels as one of the “6 Best Things” at Campus Tech. To demonstrate this further,… More Back to university: cybersecurity now a major concern in higher education

Back to school: 5 challenges that parents and teachers face in IT security

With schools soon resuming their educational activities, it’s time to prepare our children to get back into the swing of going to class. And that means it’s also time to take any necessary precautions relating to IT security. For kids, returning to school these days means using mobile devices and computers to stay connected to the… More Back to school: 5 challenges that parents and teachers face in IT security