Bridging the gender gap in cyber security

ITC Secure’s Chief Operating Officer, Fleur Chapman, explores why gender diversity is so important for the future of cyber security and how the industry can make progress in becoming more inclusive for women. Cyber security is one of the most sought-after technology skills today, with 59% of organisations indicating that they would find it challenging […]

Ten trends shaping the 2022 cyber security landscape

The world is changing in fundamental ways, leading to dramatic shifts in the landscape of risks faced by businesses, where change is the only constant. As the new normal of hybrid work takes shape, organisations around the world are facing a surge of sophisticated cyber threats and increased complexities for security teams. In this new […]

How to Stay One Step Ahead of Ransomware in 2022

In his previous blog, ITC’s Cyber Advisor, Neil Lappage, discussed how the capabilities of ransomware actors and the complexity of attacks are evolving faster than an organisation’s ability to prevent them. Ransomware continues to be amongst the fastest-growing cyber attack strategies faced by businesses today. Bad actors are also making attacks more complex, costly, challenging […]

The Evolving Threat of Ransomware

Ransomware surged during the COVID-19 pandemic to become one of the biggest threats facing businesses. This was echoed by the World Economic Forum’s recent risk survey that reported cyber security as second to climate change as factors that will shape the next decade, with the pandemic coming third place. Although the shift to remote and […]

Four cyber security trends to watch

The COVID-19 pandemic has in many ways unleashed a new set of complexities and accelerated existing challenges for organisations globally. In this blog, I explore four cyber security trends leaders should bear in mind when managing cyber risk. Expanding cyber attack surfaces and the new security perimeter As we have all witnessed, the pandemic has […]

LESSONS FROM THE SOLARWINDS AND HAFNIUM BREACHES: PART ONE

In recent months, two of the most sophisticated and severe state-sponsored cyber attacks – SolarWinds and the Hafnium hack on Microsoft Exchange Servers – saw not only 18,000+ and 30,000+ companies and government organisations affected each, but also unintended victims within each respective supply chain. Both ‘zero day’ exploits afforded attackers a lengthy period of […]

RESILIENCE WILL BE THE WORD OF 2021

It’s what allows us not just to bounce back, but to bounce forward. 2020 was a year that saw many profound events, so much so that for the first time in history, Oxford Languages expanded its well-known Word of the Year to encompass 47 “Words of an Unprecedented Year”. The 38-page report includes Covid-19 and all its related […]

Post-Webinar Summary: Why Collaborate?

At the beginning of the year, we announced at our annual Cyber Summit our vision and theme for 2020: Collaboration. At ITC, we believe that we defend better when we defend together. Halfway through the year and in the midst of a global pandemic, who knew that word would become so prevalent. Last week, on […]

GDPR: 2 years on – “I’ve updated my privacy policy; I must be compliant.”

May 2018 saw one of the biggest changes in data protection history across Europe, and the rest of the world; the General Data Protection Regulation, more commonly known as the GDPR. Just like cyber security, data protection has now found itself a place on the agenda in the majority of boardrooms as requirements have led […]