Security

January 16, 2018
Police car strobe light, illustrating a blog post about reporting cybercrime to law enforcement

Reporting for duty: how sharing information helps to tackle cybercrime

In the physical world, people report burglaries to law enforcement all the time. Although some individual crimes may go unsolved because of size or volume, reporting […]
January 9, 2018

Time to see security training as an investment, not a cost

Having finished 2017 with a blog about allocating security spending, we’re starting the new year on a similar note. Specifically, it’s about investing in security awareness […]
December 20, 2017

As security spending increases, here’s our advice on how to spend your budget wisely

It can’t be a coincidence that security spending is rising after a year when its profile has never been higher. Whether or not your budget will […]
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
A backlit laptop keyboard with black keys

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 […]