Advocates for the professional standard envision creating a clear career path through a complex and disjointed cybersecurity industry.
SolarWinds CISO Tim Brown has been explicitly named for allegedly failing to inform investors or act on known security vulnerabilities. Callum Booth talks with CISOs to figure out what this means for the future of the CISO role At the end of October, shockwaves rippled through the cybersecurity sector. Following 2020’s notorious Sunburst attack, the […]
The high-stakes, high-traffic days of Black Friday and Cyber Monday promise skyrocketing sales but also lurking cyber attacks
Top trends include ransomware, nation-state attacks and business email compromise
A burnt-out sector is an underperforming sector. For Cybersecurity Awareness Month, Assured Intelligence paired up with isms.online to shine a light on a less obvious facet of cyber awareness: industry professional burnout Burnout isn’t selective when it comes to which industry to infiltrate, spreading like a cancer among hardworking professionals. Burnout doesn’t discriminate, but it […]
Edward Snowden put the term ‘insider threat’ firmly on the map in 2013. A decade later, insiders are still running amok…
The retail sector has made headlines due to many high-profile (and costly) data breaches. What can retailers do to stay clear of the front pages?
It’s time to call a spade a spade. What’s really behind an executive’s cybersecurity investment decisions?
Aggregate cyber risk should inform executive cyber strategy and help insurers to price cyber policies more accurately. Here’s how…
There are five categories of cyber scams that can fool even the shrewdest of people. Here’s how not to get caught out.
If you don’t have time to read all 89 pages of the Verizon’s DBIR, Assured Intelligence has pulled out the highlights in a five-minute read
From Americold to SolarWinds, logistics companies have been, and continue to be, vulnerable to cyber attacks. Eugene Yiga investigates
Assured Intelligence has taken a look at some of the companies that have gone out of business due to a cyber-attack to bring you the low-down on what happened in each case.
How brutal are the cybersecurity cuts compared to attrition in the broader tech sector, and how much will the layoffs in cybersecurity jobs metastasise to the broader economy?
The ransomware attack on ION is a stark reminder of the increasing cyber threats that financial institutions face.
What are the merits of penetration testing versus bug bounty programmes, and which approach enhances overall security most effectively?
Celebrated instances of botnet takedowns and cyber crime indictments often rely on major cybersecurity vendors for intelligence and expertise. But can the government bring cyber criminals to justice without the backing of the private sector? Dan Raywood investigates Earlier this year, Assured Intelligence considered global law enforcement’s response efforts to ransomware. We questioned whether there […]
Attack prevention is a much-talked about area of security, but what happens after a breach takes place?
Personal cases against executives over cybersecurity issues are on the increase. Is it still safe to be a CISO?
Clear, concise and transparent communication can help limit the damage to a firm’s reputation following a cyber-attack, but it’s not easy to get right
There are three categories of hackers particularly interested in targeting the energy sector. Who are they? And what can be done to protect energy?
The exposure of the leaked ransom negotiation logs may suggest a failed negotiation, but on closer inspection, many consider it a well-played hand by Royal Mail
Calls to stop the training of artificial intelligence models could backfire big time. Hear from cybersecurity experts about why.
The Online Safety Bill has laudable aims, but experts believe it will make UK businesses a huge target by undermining encryption. Phil Muncaster investigates
Should CEOs succumb to addictive and trendy TikTok in the hope of captivating an entirely new potential customer base? Callum Booth looks at the pros and cons of CEOs having a presence on TikTok
Elon Musk has run amok since buying Twitter in October 2022. Assured Intelligence takes a look at some of the biggest changes made and the subsequent cybersecurity damage factor
Kate O’Flaherty explores why cyber attacks on healthcare organisations are on the rise and makes a diagnosis for a sector under constant attack
The majority are utterly clueless when it comes to understanding the metaverse, so we’ve compiled a list of seven need-to-know snippets about the next evolution of the internet
Eleanor Dallaway gets to the heart of the gender gap by telling the uncut, uncensored and unbelievable stories of five people in the cybersecurity industry
Cyber attackers are increasingly banking on poor cybersecurity practices in financial institutions, raking in profits thanks to legacy practices and tech.
Government operations are being created to deal with the ransomware epidemic, but will it be enough to turn the tide?
Kate O’Flaherty compiles five outrageous cybersecurity predictions for 2023 made by experts with their tongues firmly in their cheeks
Why are architects and the companies they work with in construction and engineering among those least prepared for a cybersecurity attack?
Many have been quick to reprehend Royal Mail for its handling of the recent cyber attack. Gordon Smith analyses the response to deliver a verdict on Royal Mail’s operation
It’s hardly setting the world alight by announcing that determining cyber risk is crucial to a successful cybersecurity response. Kathryn Pick helps to identify how an organisation goes about identifying where that risk lies
How long does it take to settle an insurance claim resulting from arguably the most infamous malware attack of all time?