AlertEnterprise, the only provider of three dimensional governance, risk, and compliance (GRC) solutions, has been recognized by GRC Outlook as one of the Top 10 GRC solution providers in 2023.
While technology plays a crucial role in strengthening organizational defenses, it is not the sole solution to cybersecurity challenges. Cybercriminals understand that the easiest way to breach an organization, even those with top-notch security controls, is through exploiting the human element.
- By Perry Carpenter
- Aug 22, 2023
OPSWAT recently published the results of its Threat Intelligence Survey. The comprehensive survey included insights from over 300 IT professionals responsible for malware detection, analysis, and response within their organizations, and provides valuable and surprising insights into the evolving threat intelligence landscape as well as the challenges IT professionals face today.
Cyber security and physical security convergence is a hot topic amongst today’s security professionals and rightfully so.
Most businesses are familiar with the benefits of the cloud, especially when it comes to economies of scale, remote teams, and cost efficiency. However, companies just approaching or have recently completed the migration process often need to pay more attention to one of its most essential aspects—security.
- By Jospeh Carson
- Aug 14, 2023
Although the focus of the new SEC cyber rulings are publicly traded companies, most organizations are not prepared to comply with the new reporting guidelines. In the final rule, organizations will be required to disclose processes for assessing, identifying and managing material risks from cybersecurity threats.
- By Venkat Thummisi
- Aug 11, 2023
Cybersixgill, a global cyber threat intelligence data provider, has announced new enhancements to Cybersixgill IQ, its generative AI solution launched less than two months ago.
Often mentioned but seldom probed in the media is the biggest reason behind cybersecurity breaches—employee error. Two facts about this stand out. One is just how overwhelming employee errors are. The other is that the fault lies largely in the lap of companies themselves, not their workers.
- By Robert Ackerman Jr.
- Aug 02, 2023
What is Artificial Intelligence? We’ve all heard the term, but what does it mean? For some it evokes imagery of a cinematic world’s end; for others, it is the Easy Button come to reality.
- By Brian Leary
- Aug 01, 2023
New research commissioned by Cohesity reveals the majority of businesses do not have the necessary cyber resilience strategies or data security capabilities required to address today’s escalating cyber threats and maintain business continuity. Furthermore, their cyber resilience efforts are not keeping pace with cyber threats, with data security and recovery technology deficiencies reducing cyber insurance eligibility and increasing the fallout of a successful attack.
Swimlane recently announced the release of the “2023 Cyber Threat Readiness Report” based on research conducted by Dimensional Research. The report reveals a lack of executive understanding and an ever-widening talent gap that is placing an unsustainable burden on security teams to prevent business-ending breaches.
For the third time in the past year, Black Lotus Labs–the threat research arm of Lumen Technologies– has discovered a new malware that targets small office/home office (SOHO) routers.
OPSWAT, a provider of critical infrastructure protection (CIP) cybersecurity solutions, recently released the findings of its 2023 State of Web Application Security report, based on an online survey of over 400 executive leaders, managers, and senior contributors. The survey provides a deep dive into the evolving state of web applications and cloud infrastructure and highlights a concerning disconnect.
Pluralsight recently released its second annual State of Cloud Report, which compiles survey results from more than 1,000 technologists and leaders in the United States, Europe, Australia, and India on the most current trends and challenges in cloud strategy and learning. The study findings reveal a large multicloud skills gap, underscoring how critical cloud skills development is for organizations to ensure the multicloud reward outweighs the risk.
Secure Access Service Edge (SASE) converges networking functions and security tools into a unified cloud-based service delivered at each edge. It fundamentally transforms how organizations approach enterprise networking and cybersecurity. As with any transformative initiative, gaining leadership support can be the biggest challenge. CSOs and CISOs must look beyond the technical considerations to emphasize the strategic and financial value SASE provides.
- By Dave Greenfield
- Jul 07, 2023
Veza recently announced that City of Las Vegas has deployed Veza to secure access to sensitive data and critical infrastructure as it moves from a centralized, legacy infrastructure to a hybrid, multi-cloud environment.
Last year, we survived the summer of ransomware and faced a potential global recession, higher inflation and geopolitical tension - a wobbly energy market and rising interest rates. The million-dollar question is what the state of an exhausted workforce means to cyber security, especially as recessions bring a high turnover rate.
- By Venkat Thummisi
- Jun 28, 2023
Serving state, local governments and global Fortune 100 companies in the energy, mining, manufacturing, and chemicals industries, Management Controls Inc. (MCi) needed to transform its cyber security to the world-class level expected by its long list of prestigious customers.
Keeper Security has recently released the results of its latest study, The Keeper Password Management Report: Unifying Perception with Reality. Assessing the password habits of over 8,000 individuals across the US, UK, France and Germany , the report reveals that 3 in 4 (75%) people globally don't adhere to widely-accepted password best practices, with a majority (64%) either using weak passwords or repeat variations of passwords to protect their online accounts.
Nearly three-quarters of all cyberattacks involve ransomware which means a majority of defenders are failing to detect ransomware successfully. The fact is, ransomware isn’t the first stage of the attack, it’s often the last stage; and cyberattacks usually get labeled or categorized as ransomware when data is encrypted or stolen and a ransom is demanded by cybercriminals.
- By Stu Sjouwerman
- Jun 20, 2023