Category: IT & Cyber Security

These are the most sought-after skills by Tech Companies

A recent analysis by the Burning Glass database of job postings collected from more than 40,000 websites, job boards, and online sources reveal the 10 hard-to-find tech skills. The data covers September 2015 to August 2016. In the technology world today where cloud computing and cybersecurity are one of the hottest emerging sectors, it is […]

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Twitter, Spotify, Reddit, Airbnb and others shut in Cyberattack

Major internet services including Twitter and Spotify suffered temporary outages on Friday as a US internet provider Dyn came under a massive cyber attack. According to GMA news: The internet service company Dyn said that it had suffered a denial of service (DDoS) attack on its domain name service shortly after 1100 GMT, but that services […]

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Surge in Cybercrimes: Warns Europol

Europol, the European Union’s police agency, said cybercrime is rising, driven by an expansion in the number of criminals working on the internet and a rise in the opportunities for criminal gain. Europol’s European Cybercrime Centre supported 131 successful cyber operations last year, up from 72 operations in 2014, the agency said in a new […]

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Cybersecurity Insurance on The Rise

A survey conducted by the Risk and Insurance Management Society in September found that 80% of the companies bought a stand-alone cybersecurity policy in 2016. This implies that policies covering exclusively cyber exposures is now common practise for many large companies, as reported by CFO. The annual RIMS cyber survey polled 272 respondents on issues […]

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Yahoo Faces Massive Pressure Over Hack Attack

Yahoo failed to provide resources to its security team and implement steps to protect users’ data in recent years, according to a new report from The New York Times on Wednesday. The report is adding to scrutiny of the tech giant’s practices less than a week after Yahoo confirmed that the login information for 500 million users […]

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