Managed Cybersecurity While ransomware and cyber-crime in general has only entered the common zeitgeist relatively recently, largely driven by a number of high-profile attacks both at home and abroad, as a concept it isn’t anything new. As the saying goes, “There’s nothing new under the sun”; in 2023 this even applies to an industry as […]
Great communication strengthens cybersecurity awareness
Great communication strengthens cybersecurity awareness As organisations strive to achieve ever-heightened levels of cybersecurity it is clear that in many cases the human element remains the weakest link in the cyber defence chain. While a comprehensive suite of cybersecurity products, including state of the art firewalls, endpoint protection and response tools and sophisticated email filtering […]
CodePlus – Empowering Tech Equality in the Next Generation
CodePlus – Empowering Tech Equality in the Next Generation CodePlus is an initiative of the Trinity Access Programme (TAP), designed to encourage young women and girls to consider careers in IT and technology related fields. Through team-based, hands-on coding projects, problem solving, and computational thinking activities combined with an opportunity to meet with women working […]
Zero Trust Cybersecurity
Zero Trust Cybersecurity Zero Trust cybersecurity is a buzz term that has grown in popularity in recent years amongst business owners and cybersecurity specialists alike. The question that remains– what is it? What is Zero Trust Cybersecurity? Zero Trust cybersecurity takes a strategic approach to organisation-wide cybersecurity. It eliminates elements of implicit trust and continuously […]
Graduate Opportunities in a Post-Pandemic World
Graduate Opportunities in a Post-Pandemic World For many recent graduates set to enter the workforce, to say that their third-level education experience has been “unusual” is an understatement. Their college career, which began in the typical on-campus fashion, was turned upside-down in March of 2020 as the entire world ground to a halt to combat […]
Almost 90,000 Irish SMEs suffered Data Theft in 2021
Almost 90,000 Irish SMEs suffered Data Theft in 2021 A survey from Datapac in conjunction with international Data Backup and Business Continuity specialist Datto finds that an estimated 89,744 SMEs (31%) in Ireland have had data stolen in 2021. Furthermore, the research reveals that over two fifths (41%) of small and medium-sized businesses have permanently […]
Irish SMEs face Increased Ransomware Threat
Irish SMEs face Increased Ransomware Threat Ransomware, the term used to describe a malicious act of cyber-criminality, occurs where threat actors infiltrate an organisation’s IT system and encrypt critical business data, preventing the organisation from accessing it and oftentimes causing operations to grind to a halt. The criminals will then hold that data to ransom, […]
World Youth Skills Day 2022 – Addressing the Equity Gap in IT Education
World Youth Skills Day 2022 Today marks the 9th annual World Youth Skills Day. It is a day to highlight the education and skills requirements that need to be provided to the youth of today to empower them to flourish in the future. IT, and IT literacy, impacts every facet of society. As the world […]
5 Signs that your ERP System is Outdated (Time to Upgrade!)
Worried that your ERP System is Outdated? If you’re reading this, chances are your organisation already integrates an Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) platform into its operations. You may recall the dark days from before your ERP system was implemented when even the simplest of tasks would be hindered by needless complexity and the value of […]
Workplace Wellbeing: Empowering Employees in the Modern Workplace
Today marks IBEC’s 8th annual Workplace Wellbeing Day. It is a day for heightened awareness of the importance of wellbeing in the workplace and to encourage organisations to examine the needs of their team members and reflect on how to best support them. The past number of years have been a disruptive and tumultuous time, […]
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