#infosec | 100% Rise in Number of UK Businesses Paying Hacking Ransoms

New research into the attitudes and beliefs of cybersecurity professionals has identified a sharp rise in the number of businesses paying up when stung by a ransomware attack. The 2019 Global Security Attitude Survey Report by California cybersecurity technology company CrowdStrike shows that the number of global organizations paying ransoms from supply-chain attacks has more…

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#infosec | Number of Girls Applying for British Cybersecurity Courses Surges

Britain’s National Cyber Security Centre has reported a significant increase in the number of young women applying for cybersecurity courses. According to new figures released yesterday, applications from girls for the NCSC’s 2019 CyberFirst summer courses were up 47% compared to last year.   Rather appropriately, the surge in female applicants for the free…

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