Tags: Cyber security

Demand for IT security skills grows in line with adoption of cloud and mobile technologies

IT security professionals are set to be in huge demand for the rest of 2015, according to a new report from Robert Half Technology. Almost half (47 percent) of UK CIOs predict that they will appoint additional IT security personnel to their teams this year.  A similar number (45 percent) say that they will enhance cloud…

The unpaid summer intern that could cost you millions

Courion®, the market leader in intelligent identity and access management (IAM), recommends that now that the summer holidays are finished and term time is almost here, companies take a close look at a common access risk factor that may be leaving them vulnerable to a data breach: abandoned accounts associated with student summer time workers…

HR one of biggest culprits in allowing ex-employees access to network

Organisations in the UK and the US are neglecting to deploy vigilant post termination processes, allowing ex-employees continued access to systems and data after they have left their position, research from security software provider IS Decisions has revealed. Over a third (36%) of desk-based workers in the UK and the US are aware of having…

Would you hire an ex-hacker to improve your cyber security?

In an attempt to tackle cyber-security, two-thirds (70%) of IT professionals believe that hiring ex-hackers could be the solution, if they have the right skills needed to do the job. A survey, conducted by IT recruitment specialists CWJobs.co.uk, found that tech professionals (56%) believe that business aren’t currently taking IT security seriously enough – this…