In the ever-evolving domain of cybersecurity, automated Penetration Testing as a Service (PTaaS) has emerged as a key solution for businesses aiming to strengthen their defences against cyber threats. This post examines PTaaS, exploring its workings, advantages, and how it distinguishes itself from traditional penetration testing methods. What is Penetration
As 2024 unfolds, the cyber security landscape is rapidly evolving. Understanding the key trends shaping this dynamic field is essential to keep pace with emerging threats and challenges. In late 2023, leading industry vendors released their predictions and forecasts for the coming year. For this post I decided to test
As the festive season approaches, we encourage you to channel your inner Scrooge – not in stinginess, but in fiercely protecting your data and your hard-earned money from criminals. Last year, An Garda Síochána issued a warning to consumers, stating that online fraud was on the rise at Christmas time.
In a perpetually evolving digital landscape, phishing has emerged as a dominant cybersecurity threat. As cybercriminals continually refine their tactics, no business, regardless of its size, is immune to the risks. Drawing from our in-depth Phishing Guide (free download below), we aim to provide you with a concise yet comprehensive
The cyber threats we face today are becoming more sophisticated and challenging to combat. One such emerging threat is the use of Artificial Intelligence (AI) by criminals to orchestrate highly targeted and convincing phishing campaigns. These AI-powered attacks are not only more personalised but also adaptive, making them harder to detect and prevent. In this […]
As we venture deeper into the digital era, cybersecurity remains an ever-evolving battleground. One escalating issue that demands our attention is cryptojacking. The recently released SonicWall Mid-Year Threat report for 2023, warns of a record surge in cryptojacking. In 2022, cryptojacking surpassed 100 million for the first time ever. In the first six months of […]
From Perimeter to Zero Trust: Evolving Cybersecurity in the Digital Age Understanding Zero Trust Zero Trust Security is a model of cyber security that challenges traditional perimeter-based security practices. Unlike traditional approaches that assume trust within the network, Zero Trust operates under the principle of “never trust, always verify.” It demands continuous verification of every […]
In today’s digital world, safeguarding personal and company information is not just important, it’s essential.
Introduction The landscape of cybersecurity threats is continually evolving and has largely transcended the traditional methods of hacking and virus distribution. Today, social engineering attacks have emerged as one of the most insidious and effective means of attack, relying on manipulation and psychology instead of technical expertise. Modern IT systems are difficult to infiltrate from […]
Protecting your business from financial fraud has become more critical than ever before, with all to frequent reports of unsuspecting businesses falling victim to criminals. CEO fraud and invoice fraud are two common types of scams that have cost small firms in Ireland millions of euros. The Banking and Payments Federation Ireland’s (BPFI) via FraudSMART […]