CyberSecurity


Predicting the Cybersecurity Future

Predicting the Cybersecurity Future

Wouldn’t it be nice to have a crystal ball to understand exactly what we can expect in 2023 from the Cybersecurity world?



Constantly Evolving

Constantly Evolving

Security requirements are constantly evolving and one of the most pressing impacts of this evolution today centers on cybersecurity. Two aspects need to be addressed: the physical security of digital networks and the cybersecurity of physical security devices.

Is your access control system cyber secure?

Is Your Access Control System Cyber Secure?

Access control systems exist to improve security for organizations, but if the hardware and software are not up to date, the system may be vulnerable to cybersecurity threats and other risks.

Fortanix Expands Relationship with AWS, Fortanix Data Security Manager Works with the AWS KMS External Key Store

Fortanix® Inc. has announced that Fortanix Data Security Manager (DSM) now works with the AWS KMS External Key Store (XKS), allowing organizations that deal with regulated data to run workloads on AWS by segregating data on AWS infrastructure from encryption keys.

Debunking the Misconceptions of Open Source Security Platforms

The digital economy quite literally runs on open source. Ninety-nine percent of Fortune 500 companies use open source software, most of the cloud runs on Linux, and Apache and Nginx webservers power more than 60% of the world’s websites.

Predicting the Cyber Future

Predicting the Cyber Future

A look ahead to 2023 we can expect to see changes in MFA, continued Hactivism from non-state actors, CISOs lean in on more proactive security and crypto-jackers will get more perceptive.

Lack of Skills is Biggest Threat Intelligence Challenge According to New Survey

Lack of Skills is Biggest Threat Intelligence Challenge According to New Survey

Vulcan Cyber, developers of the unified cyber risk and security posture management platform, recently announced the latest results of its ongoing research into vulnerability risk management initiatives and risk impact on business operations. The survey finds 75% of organizations have dedicated threat intelligence teams and two-thirds have dedicated threat intelligence budgets

Research: One-Third of Organizations Forced to Change Leadership as a Result of a Cyberattack

Research: One-Third of Organizations Forced to Change Leadership as a Result of a Cyberattack

IT and security leaders must address, on average, one cyberattack per week according to a new study released titled “The State of Data Security” by Rubrik Zero Labs. Rubrik, the Zero Trust Data Security Company, commissioned a study from Wakefield Research to gather insights from more than 1,600 security and IT leaders including CISOs, CIOs, VPs, and Directors across 10 countries.

Securing Overlooked IoT Devices from Cyber Criminals

Securing Overlooked IoT Devices from Cyber Criminals

When it comes to cybersecurity, many organizations overlook IoT devices; but it is imperative that they are given equal consideration, as these devices are connected to the internet (i.e. printers, security cameras and smart home hubs) and can serve as an open door for cyber criminals.

Report: Ransomware Attacks Trending Down in the United States

Report: Ransomware Attacks Trending Down in the United States

SonicWall recently released new threat data through the third quarter of 2022. SonicWall recorded more than 4 billion malware attempts globally while year-to-date ransomware attempts in 2022 have already exceeded full-year totals from four of the last five years. In the recent 2022 SonicWall Cyber Threat Mindset Survey, 91% of organizations reported that they are most concerned about ransomware attacks, indicating a rise of anxiety among security professionals.

Top 5 Cloud Data Security Best Practices for Cyber Awareness Month and How to Get There

Top 5 Cloud Data Security Best Practices for Cyber Awareness Month and How to Get There

Cloud data security is a serious challenge most organizations face today. The cloud was designed for collaboration where every file or data element can be shared with anyone halfway around the globe. Cloud data can also be copied, duplicated, modified and passed along very easily. To illustrate the challenge, think about 100 different variations of a redlined sensitive contract that need to be protected, and consider that each variant can have different access privileges.

Research: Cybersecurity Remains Top Concern for Physical Security Professionals

Research: Cybersecurity Remains Top Concern for Physical Security Professionals

As cybersecurity awareness month continues to be a focus of discussion in October, new research conducted by Genetec, technology provider of unified security, public safety, operations, and business intelligence solutions, shows that cybersecurity remains a top concern for physical security professionals going into 2023.

It is Time to Think about Cyber Awareness

Cyber Awareness Month is upon us and we want to share some of our best practices for what organizations can do to enhance their security posture while remaining vigilant to stay ahead of threats as best they can.

How Individuals Can Adopt a Strong Cybersecurity Posture

How Individuals Can Adopt a Strong Cybersecurity Posture

Collectively, as an industry, we need to use the month of October to kick off an ongoing campaign that demonstrates the role each individual plays in both their own and their company’s security, as well as equips them with best practices to adopt a strong security posture. Here are a few practices that will ensure good cyber hygiene.

Cybersecurity Best Practices for Retailers

Cybersecurity Best Practices for Retailers

As retailers integrate their digital and physical shopping experiences to future-proof their business models, it’s never been more important to be aware of the cybersecurity vulnerabilities that can be created by digital transformation.

Why Data Security Posture Management Paves the Way Forward for Effective Data Security

Why Data Security Posture Management Paves the Way Forward for Effective Data Security

Enterprises are struggling with three key data challenges. First, there is massive growth in data, often it increases exponentially from year to year. Equally, there is massive migration of data to the cloud. And finally, the data that is worth protecting has become a very complex environment – from Intellectual Property to financial data to business confidential information to regulated PII/PCI/PHI data.

Shopping for Cybersecurity Assurance

Shopping for Cybersecurity Assurance

Walk into any grocery store today and you’ll see shelves of products claiming to be “organic” and “natural”, but, if you carefully inspect the ingredients, it becomes evident that most of the products are neither natural nor organic. Shoppers need to do their homework and look beyond the shiny labels. Security integrators are in a similar situation when it comes to cybersecurity.

Cybersecurity Awareness Month: Meeting Awareness with Action

Cybersecurity Awareness Month: Meeting Awareness with Action

Cybersecurity Awareness Month allows us to reflect on our progress in information security and the components that still need work. As the term “cybersecurity” has made its way into mainstream vernacular (not just in sci-fi movies but in everyday conversations in the workplace and home), it would be tough to argue that cybersecurity awareness hasn’t grown tremendously in the past few years.

i-PRO Shares IoT Pillars of Cybersecurity for Cybersecurity Awareness Month

i-PRO Shares IoT Pillars of Cybersecurity for Cybersecurity Awareness Month

i-PRO Co., Ltd is proud to join with the Department of Homeland Security Cyber and Infrastructure Security Agency (DHS CISA) to raise awareness around cybersecurity for NCSAM (National Cyber Security Awareness Month).

Travelers Risk Index Shows Cyber Threats Remain Top Overall Business Concern

The Travelers Companies, Inc. recently released its 2022 Travelers Risk Index results, and for the third time in four years, the survey found that cyber threats were the top overall concern for business decision makers.

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