“Lost Summer”: The Irish Security Community Responds to COVID-19

Internships are one of our most effective paths into cybersecurity careers, giving employers a low risk way to “trial” a new hire. A successful internship often leads to a permanent job later, or even an immediate transition from intern to employee. The financial and logistical impact of COVID meant far fewer internships this summer, and … Read more “Lost Summer”: The Irish Security Community Responds to COVID-19

MythBusters – Cyber Insurance Edition

In this piece we look at some common misconceptions about Cyber Insurance, and consider why it really is of benefit to most companies.  We have invested heavily in IT – surely Cyber Insurance is redundant? Raising Cyber Insurance with clients can often be perceived as an insurance broker putting the IT department on the back … Read more MythBusters – Cyber Insurance Edition

Key factors in Human Behaviour for Cyber-Security

by Dr. James Cuffe & Emily Phelan. Dr. James Cuffe is an cyber-anthropologist lecturing at University College Cork and Director of the Ethnographic and Human Centred Research Group at UCC. The following article was presented by Dr. James Cuffe at the Cyber Ireland South Chapter Meeting on the 16th June, 2020. Q: As a Cyber … Read more Key factors in Human Behaviour for Cyber-Security

A LOOK INSIDE ISRAEL’S HI-TECH ‘CYBER CITY’

By Stephen Rae Chairman, International Fraud Prevention Conference THE speed at which technology is transforming our lives from transport to banking to energy efficiency and healthcare is truly amazing.  It does come at a price – and that is the price of our privacy and security. Tech platforms collect various data for target advertising and even hackers seek … Read more A LOOK INSIDE ISRAEL’S HI-TECH ‘CYBER CITY’