Should those in the C-Suite be concerned when it comes to cybersecurity? The short answer: yes. There is no denying that being in the C-Suite signals that an executive has “arrived” and is among the movers and shakers of the organisation. But most people tend to see the perks that
Knowing what to keep an eye out for where cybersecurity is concerned, is always helpful. But matters tend to become complicated when a real virus is added to the virtual ones already in circulation. Compounding the matter is the sudden spike in the volume of people now working from home.
Cybersecurity risks loom large in the risk management process. ERM principles and best practices have been found to boost the robustness of organisations’ cybersecurity and overall technological resilience. This is particularly important in view of the growing number and levels of sophistication of cyberattacks. Very often, the ripple effect and
It has taken a pandemic to show organisations where the gaps in their risk management systems are. With Covid-19 has come fear and anxiety, uncertainty and disruption the likes of which has never been experienced since World War II. When lockdowns were instituted across various countries, working from home (WFH)
Technology is truly a double-edged sword. You can’t live without it in today’s business environment but living with it invariably entails coming to grips with all its attendant risks – and there are many! Imagine how liberating it would be, if technology was allowed free reign in support of business
Cyber threats have been around as long as there have been computers; it is only fairly recently, however, that we have become aware of their extent, and how damaging they can be. In the past three decades, we have seen various worms, viruses, trojans, malware and ransomware increase in virulence
At the tail end of 2019, Travelex, one of the world’s largest retail currency dealers, had its systems hacked. The hackers demanded a US$6 million ransom, or they would go public with Travelex’s customers’ sensitive data, which included credit card information. Travelex was forced to take its services offline, and
‘Cybersecurity is no longer just a technology issue: it is a business one too’ – Neil Campbell, Director of Security Solutions of Australia’s leading telecommunication company, Telstra A local university was recently threatened with the potential leakage of personal details of more than 1 million students and alumni if they failed