In this 2-part blog Information Security veteran Max Pritchard looks back on the data breach at credit reference agency, Equifax, examines the events that led up to the breach, and the company’s actions during and immediately after the breach. See part 2 for where we are a year after the breach and discover what we can learn from it.more →
Mental health in the workplace is increasingly becoming recognised by CEOs and MDs across the globe, with businesses finding that happier employees means increased productivity. However, it is still a largely unaddressed issue that cannot be ignored. Stress seems to be considered normal; in his 2018 book, Jeremy Pfeffer refers to long working hours as a necessity for employees wanting to advance in their career.more →
Companies report that they are highly committed to gender diversity, but that commitment has not translated into meaningful progress.
According to a 2017 report by Frost & Sullivan, only 11% of global cybersecurity roles are filled by females. This figure reflects how male-heavy the profession is compared to the general workforce with an almost 50-50 split between the genders.more →
As activereach celebrates its 10th birthday, we take a retrospective look at the past decade of cybersecurity
I love to go on long country hikes. The problem is, along with getting more tired as I get older, the human mind stops paying attention to its surrounding over time and starts to crave novelty and anomaly.more →
How can banks protect themselves from DDoS attacks?
Distributed Denial of Service (DDoS) attacks in all sectors are becoming increasingly frequent; a 2018 study by Link11 found there were on average 102 attacks per day between April and June of this year. For banks, in particular, this is a worrying statistic due to the sensitive nature and sheer volume of private customer credentials they hold in their systems.more →
What will happen in cyberspace in 2018? How will technology impact the real world over the next year? To kick off 2018, we are sharing a cybersecurity predictions blog from technology partner Radware.
2016 was the Year of DDoS. 2017 was the Year of Ransom. Can we assess leading indicators of new attack techniques and motivations to predict what 2018 will bring?more →