DXC on Security

DXC’s security experts discuss security challenges and solutions in today’s changing landscapes

Wi-Fi in public places: Think twice and use encryption

Do you stop to think before joining a wireless network or is the convenience of free Wi-Fi in the street, at the café or on the bus just too tempting? You may not realize it, but the person running that wireless access point has the ability to see all of the data going through it. […]

Why you should build a best-of-breed cyber security arsenal

The security landscape is now so complex, and the breadth of potential threats and attackers so great, that no one vendor can protect it all Instead, smart organizations are assembling security arsenals that comprise best-of-breed offerings from several suppliers. Cyber security has become the newest team sport. To be sure, picking and choosing tools and […]

A human firewall could be the best defense against phishing attacks

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Phishing is an international menace for enterprises, and one fundamental line of defense could be the very target of attacks – your people and the information they control. With the proper education and awareness, your employees can be a “human firewall” of sorts, serving as the first line of defense against phishing scams. By many […]

What cybersecurity job recruiters are looking for now

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Career-changer willing to be retrained. Military veteran. Recent university graduate with a computer science, cyber security or other technology-focused degree. If any of these fit on your resume or curriculum vitae (CV), you could be just what cyber security job recruiters are looking for. Today, nearly every organization in every industry wants to urgently improve […]

The increasing threats to mobile device security and how to thwart them

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When it comes to securing mobile workers, Cybersecurity Awareness Month is the perfect time to step back from the daily grind, identify where the next wave of threats might be coming from, and fine-tune your strategy for staying one step ahead. The office environment is typically where employees spend the majority of their time, where […]

Staying current on cybersecurity threats: A strategy for identifying the most effective resources

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Trying to stay up to date on emerging cybersecurity threats is a real chore.  There are literally hundreds of sources security professionals can tap into but not a lot of information on how to sort through them and identify the resources that will complement your schedule and work environment. To stay current about the harmful […]

The carrot and the stick approach to cyber resilience

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The world of cyber security is maturing at a rapid pace. Commercial and public sector organisations are increasingly focusing on cyber resilience, as they realise that the impact of the inevitable must be managed.  They cannot simply focus on prevention, but also on the cure and the recovery. Efforts for greater cyber resilience are against […]

InFraud aftermath: Is your cybersecurity team big enough?

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On the 7th February, the U.S. Department of Justice announced the indictment of 36 suspects involved in an online transnational cybercrime organisation referred to as the Infraud Organization. The DOJ claimed the group was responsible for more than $530 million in losses. The suspects worked from a number of countries, including the United States, UK, […]

Why security matters: Lessons from Data Privacy Day 2018

Unless data privacy is your lifeblood, you’ve probably never heard of Data Privacy Day.  It’s not publicized nearly enough (in my opinion), and to be truly vigilant about data privacy and security, it will surely take more than one day out of the year to learn about it.  However, I am thankful for the one […]

10 security predictions for 2018

Cyber security isn’t getting any easier. Criminals are getting more sophisticated. Damages are growing more serious. And attacks are becoming more common. Yet far too many IT and cyber security leaders remain in reactive mode. That’s a serious mistake, because now is the time to be proactive. These incidents will happen, so every organization now […]