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[Press Release] Smarttech247 to take on 30 new hires in expansion bid

Press Release from TechCentral, 16th Feb. 2021 Smarttech247 has announced plans to hire 30 more staff in Cork to support their continued growth and expansion. The cybersecurity firm is investing in threat intelligence and continuous R&D capabilities to keep pace with the ever-expanding threat landscape. The cybersecurity industry is predicted to grow in value to […]

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[Press Release] Smarttech247 to take on 30 new hires in expansion bid

Press Release from TechCentral, 16th Feb. 2021 Smarttech247 has announced plans to hire 30 more staff in Cork to support their continued growth and expansion. The cybersecurity firm is investing in threat intelligence and continuous R&D capabilities to keep pace with the ever-expanding threat landscape. The cybersecurity industry is predicted to grow in value to […]

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The state of Cybersecurity in 2020

The COVID-19 pandemic has greatly affected cybersecurity, network defence and incident response operations. IBM Security recently released the 2021 X-Force Threat Intelligence Index, which highlights how cyberattacks evolved throughout 2020 and how malicious threat actors attempted to use the pandemic to their advantage. The report was based on the in-depth analysis of data breaches that occurred throughout 2020. […]

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Smarttech247 GM, Raluca Saceanu: ‘The threat landscape is evolving at a dangerous pace’ [News Article]

News article from Silicon Republic, Jan 2021 Smarttech247’s Raluca Saceanu discusses the changing cybersecurity landscape, skills shortages, and the ‘image problem’ in the infosec industry. Raluca Saceanu is the general manager of Smarttech247, an enterprise cybersecurity organisation headquartered in Cork. Saceanu is responsible for the company’s global security business including strategy, portfolio and operations. She […]

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Key Cybersecurity Insights For 2021

New cyber security challenges continue to rise every year, but 2020 will be remembered for the uncertainty and rapid change it brought for the infosec space. We saw a year of heightened cyber-crime as well as the reintroduction of cyber gangs that were thought to be exhausted. Cybercrime is still a highly lucrative business, and it is estimated […]

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SolarWinds Hack: Further Recommendations For Enterprises

Attacks targeting supply chains are some of the most complicated to mitigate against because usually the threat actors penetrate the environment and tamper with the company’s continuous integration processes, including digital trust and delivery of compromised software updates. Here are our recommended responses related to the recent SolarWinds hack: Recommended Responses The first step security professionals should […]

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SolarWinds Orion Hack: Key Details

The recent cybersecurity attack that targeted major branches of the U.S. government has led to Governments and major corporations worldwide scrambling to see if they too have fallen victim to the global cyberespionage campaign that penetrated multiple U.S. government agencies earlier this week which also involved a common software product used by thousands of organisations. […]

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How COVID-19 Has Impacted Cyber Incident Response

The COVID-19 pandemic has greatly affected cybersecurity, network defence and incident response operations. Security Incident Response teams have had to adjust as malicious threat actors have attempted to use the pandemic to their advantage. Threats to end-users have also changed in this new telework-focused environment. Many organisations have become more reliant on potentially unsecure networks, […]

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[Press release] Smarttech247 Achieves Cyber Essentials Scheme Security Accreditation

London, 28 October 2020 – Smarttech247, a global cybersecurity company has achieved the requirements of the UK Government’s Cyber Essentials scheme. The Cyber Essentials scheme has been developed by Government and industry to provide a clear statement of the basic controls all organisations should implement to mitigate the risk from common internet based threats. Through the Assurance […]

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Malware and cyber threats are constantly evolving. Are you?

As we race to keep up with the pace of new technology and meet the demands of the cyber security industry, it’s becoming clear that organisations need a workforce of passionate, forward-thinking people to face up to the challenge. While ransomware may be our biggest threat in 2020, security leaders have more to look out […]

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Compliant or Non-Compliant? The Importance of Regular GDPR Audits

Maintaining GDPR compliance is not a straightforward task for many organisations and requires input and effort from every member of the organisation, regardless of their role. Non-compliance is not an option and one minor oversight can result to heavy fines (penalties of up to the higher of 20 million euro and 4% of global turnover), revenue loss, lawsuits and reputational damage for the whole organisation. Assessing your level of GDPR compliance, therefore, is a critical step in ensuring that all personal data within the organisation is […]

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