cyber risk

Cyber Threat ranking for countries across the world

A research carried out by fraud detection firm SEON has ranked Denmark as the safest nation to spend time online, followed by Germany and United States. Releasing a report on this note, security researchers compiled their report based on the information passed on by the National Cyber Security Index (NCSI) and the Global Cybersecurity Index […]


This post was originally published here by  (ISC)² Management . By Tamer Gamali, CISSP, CISO and member, (ISC)² EMEA Advisory Council As a Chief Information Security Officer (CISO) based in Dubai with 15 years working in financial services,  and a member of (ISC)²’s EMEA Advisory Council I am keen to help companies develop a deeper understanding […]

The Best Way to Measure Cyber Risk

This post was originally published here by UpGuard. Information technology has changed the way people do business. For better, it has brought speed, scale, and functionality to all aspects of commerce and communication. For worse, it has brought the risks of data exposure, breach, and outage. The damage that can be done to a business […]

Minimizing Cyber Risk in Microsoft Environments

This post was originally published here by UpGuard. Microsoft’s enterprise software powers the majority of large environments. Though often hybridized with open source solutions and third party offerings, the core components of Windows Server, Exchange, and SQL Server form the foundation of many organizations’ data centers. Despite their prevalence in the enterprise, Microsoft systems have […]

Visualizing Cyber Risk with UpGuard’s Home Page Dashboard

This post was originally published here by UpGuard . Nobody’s perfect. Success is almost always determined through trial and error, learning from mistakes and course-correcting to avoid them in the future. The length of this cycle— from experiment to result, incorporated into future decisions— determines how quickly a trajectory can be altered, which in turn offers more […]

How Secure Are the Leading Travel Aggregator Websites?

AAA predicts that a record number of Americans will be taking to the skies and roads this holiday season—103 million between Dec. 23-Jan. 2, a 1.5% increase over 2015. 57% of these travel reservations—that’s 148 million travellers—booked online. Airfare/hotel/car rental comparison websites are an increasingly popular way to book travel these days, but how good are they at protecting their users’ data? […]

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