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Should Employee Training include CyberSecurity?

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Let me start by stating the obvious - it pays to offer continuous and comprehensive employee training. A Life with Health CEO Aimee Tariq explains why in her article ‘4 Big Benefits of Improved Employee Training’. She outlines how such an initiative provides a quicker pathway to productivity, enhances employee engagement, improves employee retention, and helps ensure long-term profitability. And in this increasingly digitalised world, offering digital skills training has become a must, with tech writer Daniel Ling noting in the blog ‘Professional Development in Today’s Digital Landscape’ how training in anything related to tech and digital marketing “can fill skill gaps,” in turn “ensuring relevancy in fast-evolving areas of knowledge.

Cybersecurity Checklist for Remote Working

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If the Covid-19 pandemic has forced your organisation to adopt remote working for employees, it is very likely that you were required to roll out new IT applications and services to maintain your employee efficiency, business continuity and [production capacity]. But as companies are implementing the new system to cater to the needs of remote workforces, this transformation may not have been very smooth for some of them due to limited technology capability.

Building Business Cyber Resilience in an Era of Cyber Breaches

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We are operating in an era of expansive cyber-security breaches within both government and non-government organisations. As such, we must continue to build business resilience in the face of constant attacks. Failure to stay ahead of the curve will lead to major losses in the business environment and significant security risks for the country at large. Having worked with government security agencies and the local business community, we’ve seen first-hand what happens when you don’t have a resilient security system.

3 Tips to Improve Cloud Security and Data Integrity

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The shift from on-premises operations to cloud-based alternatives come with strategic benefits and inherent risks. Chief amongst these risks is data breach. Therefore, maintaining data integrity becomes paramount in our digital environment; cloud security a CISO nightmare or saving grace. As the manager or owner of a company, you can expect a cyber security incident to cost your business at least £1,410 per event. This amount increases the larger your company is.

The Impact of Corona Virus on Cyber Security

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The COVID-19 (Coronavirus) pandemic is spreading globally at an alarming rate, and along with disruption in global health, it is also causing damages to social, economic and political systems all over the world. Nearly the entire world workforce is now working remotely from homes, causing them to heavily rely on digital tools and remote means of communication. This has allowed cyber criminals to capitalize the situation and actively exploit the COVID-19 crisis.

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