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Speak No Evil: Defending Against AI Voice Cloning Scams

Speak No Evil: Defending Against AI Voice Cloning Scams

In an era marked by rapid advancements in AI technology, innovation dances on the edge of a double-edged sword. Picture, if you will, an angel and a devil perched upon your shoulders. The angel whispers of the boundless potential and ethical uses of Generative AI, heralding a future of convenience and progress. Conversely, the devil […]

IVR Phishing: Understanding and Preventing Automated Phone Scams

IVR Phishing: Understanding and Preventing Automated Phone Scams

As technology continues to evolve, so do the methods used by cybercriminals to exploit it. One such method is Interactive Voice Response (IVR) phishing. This form of phishing leverages automated phone systems to trick individuals into revealing sensitive personal or financial information. Let’s delve into what IVR phishing is and how to protect yourself from […]

The Top 8 Types of Cyber Attacks

The top 8 Types of Cyber Attacks

The cyber security landscape is continually evolving; however, a good understanding of the current threats and preventative measures is a vital first step towards an effective defence. The inspiration for this post comes from this excellent animated illustration below, found on the LinkedIn page of The Cyber Security News. It succinctly outlines the top 8 […]

How Penetration Testing as a Service (PTaaS) is Redefining Cybersecurity

How Penetration Testing as a Service (PTaaS) is Redefining Cybersecurity

In an era where cybersecurity threats evolve with alarming velocity, the importance of robust cyber defence mechanisms cannot be overstated. Penetration Testing, a key part of any cybersecurity strategy, has seen a significant transformation with the emergence of automated Penetration Testing as a Service (PTaaS). Understanding Penetration Testing Penetration testing, often referred to as pen […]

Shattering the Illusion: Debunking Common Cybersecurity Myths

Shattering the Illusion: Debunking Common Cybersecurity Myths

Imagine your sensitive data exposed, operations crippled, and customers outraged. This isn’t science fiction; it’s the harsh reality of a cyber-attack. In today’s environment, robust cybersecurity isn’t an option – it’s an imperative. But navigating the world of cybersecurity can be confusing. Myths and misconceptions abound, leading to a false sense of security and, ultimately, […]

Automated Penetration Testing: The New Frontier in Cybersecurity Solutions

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 Testing as a Service (PTaaS)? […]

Cyber Security in 2024: Key Forecasts and Insights for the Year Ahead

Cyber Security in 2024: Key Forecasts and Insights

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 the capabilities of ChatGPT plus […]

The 12 Scams of Christmas 2023

The 12 Scams of Christmas

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.  This year, our message is […]

Beyond the Bait: A Deep Dive into Phishing Prevention

Phishing Guide

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 overview of this menace and […]