Why are healthcare organisations targets for cyber attacks?

Why are healthcare organisations targets for cyber attacks?

Healthcare services are under pressure. The Covid-19 pandemic has stretched them to their limit. As if the strains of a pandemic weren’t enough, healthcare organisations have also been subject to cyber attacks.  We’d like to think our healthcare services are immune to...
Is your digital footprint making you prone to attacks?

Is your digital footprint making you prone to attacks?

Every time you access the internet you leave a data trail that contributes to your “digital footprint”.  Each of us has a digital footprint. It’s the accumulation of our online data produced over time. Together, this data creates a rich picture of our habits and...
Ransomware attack on the Irish Health Service Executive

Ransomware attack on the Irish Health Service Executive

Last week, the Irish Health Service Executive (HSE) suffered a cyber attack which forced a temporary shutdown of its IT systems. This caused huge disruption across the service. Following the attack, patients’ personal and medical information was shared online and a...
Personalising cybersecurity in the workplace

Personalising cybersecurity in the workplace

Most cyber security solutions take a one-size-fits-all approach. Everyone gets the same training and the same simulated phishing emails.  Yet, we all respond to cyber threats in different ways. Our personalities and differences often play a key role in how we act. For...