ICT skills: We can all play our part in cybersecurity

You can upskill or reskill to ensure you, your family or your business have the most updated knowledge for an informed security strategy

Even though accessing the internet can be dangerous, rather than trying to get people to avoid using it, people needed to be educated in how to use it safely, according to the Irish Computer Society. Picture: Getty Images/iStockphoto

Whether a global empire or a sole trader, during the past 18 months in this pandemic era we have all had one common security threat: working from home.

Shared devices, shared networks and shared distractions can all lead to that one mistake, a click of a mouse on that bogus link or dodgy email and your device or systems are opened up to a ball of hassle – or worse.

Avoiding this in a home ...