Russians embrace Bitcoins, the West sticks with PayPal

According to a new survey from ESET, the Europeans are leading the way with the online payment methods. Americans meanwhile prefer traditional alternatives.

How your nationality may influence your online Black Friday shopping

When it comes to shopping online, Germany is the most security conscious country in the world – most will use a security solution to thwart cybercriminals.

5 key aspects for safe virtualization

Camilo Gutierrez Amaya looks at five key aspects for aspects that companies should be taken into consideration when developing a virtualization project.

Birds of a feather code together

Lysa Myers, a security researcher at ESET, looks at the diversity challenges and opportunities in information security – while there is much to be done, there’s a lot to be optimistic about she says.

UK commits to new National Cyber Centre in 2016

The UK’s chancellor, George Osborne, has revealed that a new National Cyber Centre will be developed in 2016, helping the UK deliver a robust and centralized response to this growing threat.

Why continuous vulnerability assessments are necessary

The search for an ideal state of security should be a constant pursuit. Continuous vulnerability assessments are therefore a highly recommended practice.

Why mobile security is more important than ever before

In this feature we explore why mobile security is of the utmost importance for individuals and organizations. If smartphones and tablets not adequately protected, they are extremely vulnerable to being exploited.

Cybersecurity research boost for medical devices

A Texas university is to research cybersecurity solutions to vulnerabilities in medical devices, boosted by a major grant from the National Science Foundation.

Is the cloud more secure for you? Only you hold the answer

Thinking of using the cloud, but have doubts whether it’s secure enough? You are not alone. Many enterprises hesitate to fully embrace it, fearing that their sensitive data might get compromised when stored online. But is the risk really high or can it be managed?

3 recommendations that can make your applications safer

Are you working on a new application? If so, consider these three recommendations that highlight the importance of thinking about information security.

Business security: Is simpler better?

Staying safe and protected online as an enterprise is growing in importance and recognition. We look at whether business security needs to be simpler?

Are healthcare organizations ready to get serious about security … now?

ESET security researcher Lysa Myers looks at a few of the questions she has been hearing more often about the recent surfeit of insurer breaches.

Six steps that can make your cyber workspace a safer place

Your work is important to you, your employer and cybercriminals as well. That is a good reason to stop and think before you connect.

Virus Bulletin small talk: Diversity in tech

Ahead of next week’s Virus Bulletin conference, ESET’s Lysa Myers offers a teaser of what to expect of her “small talk” with colleague Stephen Cobb.

5 child geniuses destined for a career in cybersecurity

There is a huge shortage of skilled professionals in cybersecurity. We take a look at five young geniuses who may be the future of the industry.

White House unveils NIST Framework for Improving Critical Infrastructure Cybersecurity

The U.S. government has released the NIST Framework for Improving Critical Infrastructure Cybersecurity, a set of voluntary standards designed to help companies in industries critical to the nation to defend against cyber threats. ESET experts comment.

Cyber-warriors, your country needs you: Governments hit by “shortage” of experts

Governments around the world are recruiting “cyber warriors” to fight against the growing threat of both cybercrime and state-sponsored attacks – but there aren’t enough experts to go round.

New British Cyber defense force will protect industry – and “if needed, strike in cyberspace”

A new cyber defense force is being set up in the UK to protect critical private and government computer networks from attack – “if necessary, to strike in cyberspace,” Britain’s Defense Secretary Philip Hammond has said.

Lost in space? NASA “fell short” on cloud security, report finds

NASA is no stranger to peering into nebulae in space – but the space agency found itself perplexed by the more Earthbound puzzle of cloud computing security, according to a report by the Office of the Inspector General.

Obama uses TV interview to raise cyber awareness

President Obama has used a TV interview to further raise public awareness of the growing cyber security threat against the United States.

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