• CSEurope - Stress is a constant for cyber security chiefs

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    Stress is a constant for cyber security chiefs, finds survey

    Chief Information Security Officers – CISOs – surveyed by Nominet cope with high levels of stress that are causing nearly 20% of those polled to turn to medication or alcohol to deal with job pressures. The survey of 408 CISCOs in the UK and US found 91% report that they suffer ‘moderate’ or ‘high stress’, […]

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  • CSEurope - Chief officers’ conceitedness puts cyber security at risk: report

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    Chief officers’ conceitedness puts cyber security at risk: report

    Senior executives are still often the ‘weakest link’ in the corporate cyber security chain and encourage cyber criminals to target their vulnerabilities to commit serious data breaches. A new report from outsourced infrastructure and data storage specialist The Bunker reveals many senior executives ignore the threat of hackers and cyber criminals, and often conceitedly feel that security policies in their organisations ‘do not apply to their unique position’.

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  • CSEurope - Rogue app use ‘exposes European companies to GDPR penalties’

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    Rogue app use ‘exposes European companies to GDPR penalties’

    Frontline workers in the retail, hospitality and entertainment industries are increasingly turning to unauthorised messaging apps for work-related communications – without their HR department’s knowledge. According to the Bridging the Internal Communications Gap: What Frontline Employees Really Want & Need research study from Speakap, some 53% of global frontline workers admit they use messaging apps […]

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  • CSEurope - Digital transformation ‘extends cyber risk exposure’ – report

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    Digital transformation ‘extends cyber risk exposure’ – report

    Some 60% of European organisations suffered two or more business-disrupting cyber attacks – causing data breaches and/or disruption/downtime to business operations, plant and operational equipment – in the last 24 months. Some 91% of respondents to a study from the Ponemon Institute, on behalf of cyber exposure management provider Tenable, suffered at least one such […]

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    Feature: Cyber Security return-on-investment

    There are few instances of workplace jargon that crop-up in both the business leader’s and information technologist’s lexicons; ROI – return on investment – is one such. But the fact that it carries different shades of meaning for its respective usage often proves unhelpful when it comes to establishing common terms of reference inside a digitally-transformed organisation.

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