Security

November 24, 2017

Catch-22 for security careers when companies seek experience over enthusiasm

When I first started on my path to cybersecurity, I was just as eager to learn and pursue challenges then as I am now. I have […]
October 10, 2017
Is a technical qualification the only route to the boardroom, or are there other ways into a security career

Facing the music: Equifax breach sparks debate over security career qualifications

What does a security career look like? What qualifications should it have? Those are legitimate questions at any time, but they’re especially relevant in the context […]
October 2, 2017
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Local government faces security risks from ransomware, phishing and malicious threats

Local government agencies are firmly in cybercriminals’ sights. Between June 2016 and June 2017, almost nine out of ten (87 per cent) local authorities in the […]
August 16, 2017
A woman typing on her laptop. Is she reading a phishing email?

Non-fake emails show how far we still need to go to fight phishing scams

If you received an email from a sender called BrokPro2 and the subject line was eight seemingly random digits, would you click to read it or […]
August 8, 2017

Password Advice Turns Out to be Less Than Secure

I was interviewed by the News at One on RTE Radio to comment on the man who has disowned his advice about making passwords safer. Now […]
June 27, 2017
Job advert graphic for BH Consulting

We are hiring – cybersecurity analyst

Due to market growth and continued expansion, BH Consulting is looking to augment its growing team by hiring a new cybersecurity analyst. The candidate is passionate […]
June 19, 2017
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Can security spending hit the target without cybercrime statistics?

There was a revealing exchange about cybercrime earlier this month in Dáil Éireann, the Irish Government’s lower house. Revealing because there is no official record for […]
May 24, 2017

BH Consulting Security Assessment brochure

BH Consulting provides a security assessment service aimed at evaluating an organisation’s exposure to cyber risks and threats. You can download a brochure outlining the service […]