Lisa Donnan

Lisa Donnan

Burnout, Deepfakes and Malware [Weekly Cybersecurity Brief]

In this blog, we often discuss matters surrounding evolving cyberthreats and the state of the cybersecurity workforce. With each week, these two topics become more and more entwined. As the attack surface widens, we realize the weaknesses that not only exist within our digital systems but exist within cybersecurity teams as well. In addition to …

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The VC Funding for Cybersecurity Forecast (2023)

Experts predict the global cybersecurity market’s value will reach $371.4 billion in 2023. Are you ready to become part of this historical trend? Meanwhile, your opportunities to invest in cybersecurity are global. North America leads venture capital funding, followed by Europe and Asia-Pacific. However, the investment sector should grow worldwide over the next five years …

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US Supports Ukraine on Cybersecurity [Weekly Cybersecurity Brief]

As the conflict between Russia and Ukraine persists, cybersecurity concerns remain in the spotlight. And with the rise in this tension, the U.S. and Ukraine have decided to double down on a joint effort to strengthen against such threats. The U.S. Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency (CISA) and the State Service of Special Communications and …

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Cybersecurity Funding Trends for the Next Decade: A Practical Overview

Did you know cybersecurity funding in 2022 increased significantly in the first quarter? Cybersecurity threats continue to evolve and become more sophisticated. As a result, the need for robust cybersecurity defenses has never been greater. Cybersecurity startups are seeing increased interest from venture capitalists, with billions of dollars budgeted in the industry for the next decade. This …

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Cyber Attacks in Paradise? Costa Rica Ransomware

The increase of cyber attacks worldwide has prompted companies and countries to reassess their defense capabilities. And by 2025, 60% of companies will evaluate cybersecurity risk when conducting business with other organizations. For cybersecurity investors and those seeking cybersecurity venture capital, it’s vital to know about the recent attacks on Costa Rica’s government. These attacks …

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The Growing Need to Fill the Cybersecurity Talent Gap [Weekly Cybersecurity Brief]

An ongoing conversation happening in the cybersecurity space centers around a major question that continues to loom over the industry. How do we bring in more talent in order to meet the widening environment surrounding this field? The market size and risk landscape are pushing the search for this answer into overdrive. Fortune recently reported …

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Areas of Growth in Cybersecurity [Weekly Cybersecurity Brief]

Cybersecurity has always been a business issue not just an IT issue and the digitization of business acceleration due to the pandemic brought that to the forefront.  Couple that with the plethora of cybersecurity companies from which a business can choose from, it is no surprise that mergers & acquisitions in this sector have grown.  …

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Call-Back Phishing, Ransomware and Challenges to Mid-sized Companies [Weekly Cybersecurity Brief]

It is true that cybersecurity should be a concern for all organizations. No matter the sector, industry, etc., preparing for a potential breach is both smart and necessary in today’s digital landscape. However, the ability to do so comes easier for some than others. Much of this boils down to the resources that are available …

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