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Interpol Nigeria boosts cybersecurity with virtual asset training

Interpol Nigeria boosts cybersecurity with virtual asset training 2024-05-11 at 16:01 By Cointelegraph by Amaka Nwaokocha The training will enable officers to effectively address cybercrimes involving virtual assets, particularly stablecoins. This article is an excerpt from Cointelegraph.com News View Original Source React to this headline:

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6 tips to implement security gamification effectively

6 tips to implement security gamification effectively 2024-05-07 at 08:01 By Help Net Security There’s not a CISO in the industry who’s not aware of the extremely short median CISO tenure. That’s why the best CISOs are those who constantly seek ways to strengthen their teams. They help members evolve and grow in their roles, …

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GenAI can enhance security awareness training

GenAI can enhance security awareness training 2024-04-24 at 07:31 By Help Net Security One of the biggest concerns over generative AI is its ability to manipulate us, which makes it ideal for orchestrating social engineering attacks. From mining someone’s digital footprint to crafting highly convincing spear phishing emails, to voice capture enabling vishing and deep …

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AI set to enhance cybersecurity roles, not replace them

AI set to enhance cybersecurity roles, not replace them 2024-04-16 at 07:02 By Mirko Zorz In this Help Net Security interview, Caleb Sima, Chair of CSA AI Security Alliance, discusses how AI empowers security pros, emphasizing its role in enhancing skills and productivity rather than replacing staff. AI is seen as empowering rather than replacing …

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Understanding employees’ motivations behind risky actions

Understanding employees’ motivations behind risky actions 2024-02-28 at 07:31 By Help Net Security More 68% of employees knowingly put their organizations at risk, potentially leading to ransomware or malware infections, data breaches, or financial loss, according to Proofpoint. Perception on security responsibility And while the incidence of successful phishing attacks has slightly declined (71% of …

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We can’t risk losing staff to alert fatigue

We can’t risk losing staff to alert fatigue 2024-02-14 at 08:32 By Help Net Security The oft-quoted Chinese military strategist Sun Tzu famously claimed: “If you know the enemy and know yourself, you need not fear the result of a hundred battles.” Exchange “battles” for “cyberattacks”, and the maxim will hold. But too much information …

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Unlocking sustainable security practices with secure coding education

Unlocking sustainable security practices with secure coding education 2024-01-30 at 06:31 By Help Net Security Despite stringent regulations and calls for ‘security by design’, organizations are still failing to equip teams with the knowledge to secure code, according to Security Journey. In fact, only 20% of respondents were confident in their ability to detect a …

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Government organizations’ readiness in the face of cyber threats

Government organizations’ readiness in the face of cyber threats 2024-01-15 at 06:01 By Help Net Security Cyber threats targeting government organizations have become increasingly sophisticated, posing significant risks to national security, public infrastructure, and sensitive data. These threats are diverse in nature, originating from various actors such as nation-states, hacktivist groups, and organized cybercrime entities. …

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Tech workers fear being left unprepared for the future

Tech workers fear being left unprepared for the future 22/12/2023 at 07:02 By Help Net Security While tech workers want to learn and organizations are spending thousands of dollars per employee on learning technology, it is not translating into improved on-the-job performance for 4 out of 10 IT employees, according to Skillable. Inadequate training puts …

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9 Black Friday cybersecurity deals you don’t want to miss

9 Black Friday cybersecurity deals you don’t want to miss 20/11/2023 at 09:31 By Help Net Security PortDroid PortDroid is a trusted app for all network analysis tasks. Designed with network administrators, penetration testers, and technology enthusiasts in mind, this app brings a collection of essential networking tools right at your fingertips. Deal: 50% off …

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Collaborative strategies are key to enhanced ICS security

Collaborative strategies are key to enhanced ICS security 14/11/2023 at 08:32 By Mirko Zorz In this Help Net Security interview, Marko Gulan, Cyber Security Consultant at Schneider Electric, discusses the complexities of safeguarding industrial control systems (ICS). Our conversation will explore the importance of cross-departmental collaboration, balancing security with system functionality, and the dynamic nature …

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Financial organizations embrace automation for enhanced security

Financial organizations embrace automation for enhanced security 03/11/2023 at 07:31 By Help Net Security The security performance of financial applications generally outperforms other industries, with automation, targeted security training, and scanning via Application Programming Interface (API) contributing to a year-over-year reduction in the percentage of applications containing flaws, according to Veracode. Against a backdrop of …

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How human behavior research informs security strategies

How human behavior research informs security strategies 02/11/2023 at 08:01 By Mirko Zorz In this Help Net Security interview, Kai Roer, CEO at Praxis Security Labs, explores the theoretical underpinnings, practical implications, and the crucial role of human behavior in cybersecurity. Roer explains why a comprehensive understanding of human complexity is paramount in today’s security …

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Finding the right approach to security awareness

Finding the right approach to security awareness 30/10/2023 at 09:02 By Help Net Security As artificial intelligence amplifies the sophistication and reach of phishing, vishing, and smishing attacks, understanding and managing human cyber risks has become increasingly vital. Security awareness training is essential and must be a live, evolving process. In this Help Net Security …

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SMBs at risk as AI misconceptions lead to overconfidence

SMBs at risk as AI misconceptions lead to overconfidence 27/10/2023 at 07:03 By Help Net Security Despite advancements in IT security measures, SMBs remain firmly in the crosshairs of cybercriminals, according to Devolutions. Ransomware payments and IoT malware incidents soar Spikes in incidents such as ransomware payments and IoT malware attacks indicate that this year …

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Turning military veterans into cybersecurity experts

Turning military veterans into cybersecurity experts 10/10/2023 at 07:34 By Mirko Zorz In this Help Net Security interview, James Murphy, the Director of the TechVets Programme at the Forces Employment Charity, discusses the challenges that military veterans face when transitioning from military to civilian life. One significant hurdle is the difficulty they often encounter in …

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Why security is the bedrock of success for mainframe projects

Why security is the bedrock of success for mainframe projects 10/10/2023 at 07:02 By Help Net Security Enterprises looking to update their mission-critical operations are approaching modernization in three ways – modernizing on the mainframe, integrating with the hyperscalers, or moving off to the cloud, according to a recent Kyndryl report. Almost all respondents use …

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Incentivizing secure online behavior across generations

Incentivizing secure online behavior across generations 09/10/2023 at 07:01 By Help Net Security As the landscape of online security continues to evolve, there is a noticeable shift in people’s perceptions of cybersecurity, with an increasing awareness of its vital role in staying safe online, according to a survey conducted by the National Cybersecurity Alliance (NCA) …

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Companies rethinking degree requirements for entry-level cybersecurity jobs

Companies rethinking degree requirements for entry-level cybersecurity jobs 09/10/2023 at 06:31 By Help Net Security While the threat landscape is evolving for most on the front lines, little has changed in recent years, according to ISACA. The research finds that of the cybersecurity professionals who said they were experiencing an increase or decrease in cybersecurity …

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Poor cybersecurity habits are common among younger employees

Poor cybersecurity habits are common among younger employees 06/10/2023 at 06:31 By Help Net Security One in three employees believe their actions do not impact their organization’s security, according to Ivanti. Unsafe cybersecurity habits among office workers The research also shows that Millennial and Gen Z office workers are more likely to have unsafe cybersecurity …

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