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January 2022

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2021 was a challenging year for IT security professionals. As the pandemic continued the work-from-home movement extended with its associated cybersecurity risks. Ransomware attacks grew at record levels with some very high-profile attacks on critical infrastructure – all in the face of the ongoing shortage of IT security talent.  In this webinar, Steve Piper, Founder & CEO of CyberEdge (and proud CISSP), discusses his Top Five Cybersecurity Predictions for 2022.   Top Five Cybersecurity Predictions for 2022 1. The Overall Volume of Successful Attacks Will Decline 2. IT Budgets Will Rebound (Slightly) 3. Quantity and

The PwC 2022 Global Digital Trust Insights study has reported that more than 60 per cent of Irish businesses expect cybercrime to increase this year. One concern is the risk posed through suppliers and technology support networks - with more than half of Irish respondents anticipating an increase in breaches through their software supply chain.  Another potential weak spot are cloud services, with 62 per cent of Irish respondents expecting attacks on such services to rise. With responses from over 3,600 participants, the study showed that only 29 per cent of Irish

The Open Web Application Security Project (OWASP) has made changes to the OWASP Top 10 for 2021. OWASP is an open community dedicated to enabling organizations to develop, purchase, and maintain applications and APIs that can be trusted. Since 2003, the OWASP Top 10 has become a world-renowned reference document that details the most critical security risks to web applications. These help organizations and developers to develop secure applications. The Top 10 is a baseline for compliance, education, and vendor tools. Changes to the OWASP Top 10 for 2021 The Top 10 includes