Tomáš Foltýn, Author at WeLiveSecurity

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Tomáš Foltýn

Tomáš Foltýn

Security Writer

Education: M.A. in translation and interpreting

Highlights of your career: Wearing two career hats as an in-house editor and as a freelance translator for the better part of the past ten years while retaining a semblance of normality.

Position and history of ESET I joined ESET as a security writer in late 2017 after being bitten by the cybersecurity bug.

What malware do you hate the most Ransomware, for adding insult to injury, literally.

Favorite activities: Reading, cycling, travelling.

Golden rule for cyberspace? 'Distrust and caution are the parents of security.' Benjamin Franklin’s thoughtful advice from 300 years ago nicely applies to cyberspace.

When did you get your first computer and what kind was it? A gifted 386 PC in the mid-1990s. It worked a little erratically, or it may have been a classic example of 'problem exists between keyboard and chair'.

Favorite computer game / activity: I'm a bit of a power user of RSS feeds, which I use to indulge my news consumption habit while keeping empty ‘news calories’ at bay.

Alle Artikel des Autors

World Backup Day 2018: Rettungsanker Backup

Jedes Jahr am 31. März soll der World Back Day an das Sicherheitsbewusstsein vieler User appellieren. Die wiederkehrende Erinnerung unterstreicht die Wichtigkeit, effektive Maßnahmen gegen Datenverluste zu ergreifen. Es ist der richtige Zeitpunkt, um innezuhalten und die gegenwärtige Situation zu reflektieren. Immer wieder treffen massive Bedrohungswellen auf Unternehmen oder kritische Infrastrukturen.