8 #hard truths about #working in #cybersecurity

My career working as a system administrator has involved a hefty amount of exposure to the cybersecurity realm, particularly while working for financial organizations. As data breaches continue to occur through a myriad of exploits (both technological and through human error) the stakes are constantly rising. We’ve reached a level…

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Many #employees know #little about #cybersecurity #threats

Companies are surrounded by cybersecurity threats, but many are not making it a priority to educate employees about them, a survey says. Nearly half (46%) of entry-level employees don’t know whether their company has a cybersecurity policy, according to research firm Clutch. The survey demonstrated a lack of awareness that can put companies…

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6 #common #misconceptions about #cybersecurity

Source: National Cyber Security News Interest in cybersecurity is escalating across the insurance profession, reflecting the complex and potentially catastrophic threats that clients, particularly financial services firms, now face. The combined power, speed and baked-in vulnerabilities of information technology (IT) have given rise to previously unimaginable but now-endemic risks to…

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Why We Need to Worry More Than Ever About Getting Hacked

Source: National Cyber Security – Produced By Gregory Evans The narrative around hacking has changed. Thanks to the proliferation of high-profile hacks in recent years, we’re no longer asking ourselves, “What if?” Now, the question is, “When?” After all, if a powerhouse with unlimited resources like HBO is vulnerable to…

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