QA Consulting Blog

The struggle to overcome the cyber skills gap

Posted by Eleanor Moquet on 11/02/17 10:25

Every year the number of cyber attacks increase, as a result, the damage caused is becoming harder to counteract. According to Verizon’s Data Breach Investigations Report, 89% of all cyber-attacks involve financial or espionage motivations, making the ramifications of the cyber attacks even more destructive.

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Topics: Cyber security, Digital Skills Gap

Ransomware; changing the cyber landscape

Posted by Ricky Savjani on 03/02/17 10:30

The cyber security landscape is always changing and businesses need to keep up with the latest developments to minimise the chances of any public security breaches or incidents and avoid falling victim to the staggering costs associated with cyber security and getting your strategy wrong.

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Topics: Cyber security, Ransomware, Cyber, cyber threats

QA uncovers the status of cyber security in the UK

Posted by Eleanor Moquet on 18/01/17 10:04

The rise in adoption of cyber security has rapidly increased over the past few years becoming one of the biggest threats to our economy. With numerous highly publicised breaches in the form of Ashley Madison, Sony and Yahoo, organisations are now more aware of cyber threats than ever before, and rightly so. However, many are still not taking the threat seriously enough and are failing to put a strategy in place to effectively combat cyber threats.

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Topics: Cyber security, Cyber

Cyber security: The cost of getting it wrong

Posted by Eleanor Moquet on 17/11/16 13:27
Over the past few years we have seen rapid digitisation in our lives as we become more dependent on IT than ever before. As a result we have put ourselves at the mercy of cybercriminals across the world.
According to Detica, who in partnership with the Office of Cyber Security and Information Assurance in the Cabinet Offices’ report ‘The cost of cybercrime’, they estimate that the annual cost of cybercrime in the UK alone, is a staggering £27bn. From this, it is believed that £21bn of the total comes from British-based businesses who are suffering from high levels of IP theft and espionage.
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Topics: Cyber security, Cyber, Cyber attacks, security

Cyber Security 101

Posted by Eleanor Moquet on 04/11/16 10:54

We live in a fast-paced, global economy that relies more and more on data and information carried through cyberspace.

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Topics: Cyber security, Cyber

What can you do with a Computer Science degree?

Posted by Camilla Trigwell on 15/09/16 09:00

What can you do with a Computer Science degree?

Technology is being implemented in almost every aspect of our lives and business structures. No matter what industry you are in, IT is being used. Therefore, embracing and understanding technology is vital.

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Topics: graduate programmes, Cyber security, IT Graduate

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