The Security Industry Association (SIA) has identified and forecasted the 2022 Security Megatrends, which form the basis of SIA’s signature annual Security Megatrends report defining the top 10 factors influencing both short- and long-term change in the global security industry.
Given the hype surrounding artificial intelligence (AI), many are following the bandwagon without considering whether their system truly requires the novel tech or not.
- By Anurag Gurtu
- Jan 03, 2022
Investing in information security has never been more critical. The COVID-19 pandemic has reshaped the way we work, stressing our systems, connections, and networks. Cyberattacks continue to make headlines, and physical data breaches remain a concern.
- By Michael Borromeo
- Dec 03, 2021
We have all read or heard about incidents of cybercrime targeting government and commercial entities to compromise services or harvest information. As you can image, financial institutions are a primary target for attack.
- By David Uberig
- Dec 01, 2021
Throughout time, securing the data in our communications with others has always been a major concern. Perhaps the prehistoric men or woman, were the only civilization in history that didn’t have to worry about someone getting their hands on someone else’s messages.
- By Richard Kanadjian
- Dec 01, 2021
The holiday season is almost upon us, and with it come huge opportunities for companies and brands to capitalize with big sales. So much so that many companies depend on the holiday season sales to bring themselves to profitability
- By Eddy Bobritsky
- Nov 23, 2021
New data released Cornell University’s Center for Hospitality Research and FreedomPay, a global leader in data-driven commerce, reveals that while nearly all (96%) surveyed retail, restaurant and hospitality stakeholders are confident in their companies’ internal risk assessment processes, their satisfaction (95%) in the security of their systems is misaligned with reality, as one-third of companies (31%) have experienced a data breach in their company's history.
WatchGuard Technologies, a provider of network security and intelligence, advanced endpoint protection, multi-factor authentication (MFA) and secure Wi-Fi, recently released its latest quarterly Internet Security Report, detailing the top malware trends and network security threats analyzed by WatchGuard Threat Lab researchers during Q2 2021.
Cybercriminals have been a nuisance to businesses long before most readers of this blog would’ve gotten versed with the idea of online presence.
- By Ambuj Kumar
- Oct 29, 2021
The Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency (CISA) kicked off Cybersecurity Awareness Month recently, following a proclamation by President Biden designating October as a time for the public and private sectors to work together to continue raising awareness about the importance of cybersecurity and equip the public with the resources they need to be safer and more secure online.
Cybersecurity isn’t a controversial topic and practice. Especially in an era where daily stories break about breaches and thefts of enterprises, government agencies, and even individuals, most computer literate people are aware of the potential for harm.
- By Saryu Nayyar
- Oct 06, 2021
Ransomware remained the standout threat in the first half of the year as cyber criminals continued to target big-name victim.
Artificial Intelligence (AI) has been around since the 1950s when scientists and mathematicians essentially wanted to see if they could make machines think like humans. Since these early notions of AI, technology has advanced at a gradual rate.
- By Quang Trinh
- Oct 01, 2021
The Dell Technologies 2021 Global Data Protection Index (GDPI) findings reveal organizations are facing several data protection challenges driven by the constant threat of ransomware and the consumption of emerging technologies such as cloud-native applications, Kubernetes containers and artificial intelligence.
Today’s cyberattacks continue to grow in sophistication and scale as organizations face an uphill battle protecting a growing mobile workforce that uses multiple devices, accesses sensitive data remotely, and utilizes third-party cloud services. Not surprising, cyberattacks have been considered the fastest growing crime in the US.
- By Michael Wood
- Aug 03, 2021
Depending on who you talk to, there are 50,000 to 60,000 open jobs available for cybersecurity professionals in the United States – add risk management professionals, and the number climbs much higher. The rub is how to match the perfect candidates to the perfect job because it’s as easy as it sounds.
- By Jeff Steuart
- Aug 02, 2021
The term “smart city” has created a buzz in the past few years. More than that, the smart city concept is changing the way the world’s metropolitan areas operate. New York, Chicago, San Francisco and Seattle have integrated a variety of intelligent sensors to improve city operations.
- By Jason Bonoan
- Aug 02, 2021
Haystack Solutions’ new Cyber Aptitude and Talent Assessment (CATA) has been shown in tests conducted at the University of Maryland’s (UMD) Applied Research Laboratory for Intelligence and Security (ARLIS) Center to provide cybersecurity aptitude assessments that predict candidate success with uncanny precision.
Used in cyberattacks that can paralyze organizations, ransomware is malicious software that encrypts a computer system’s data and demands payment to restore access.
Digital Transformation (DX) should be an important area of strategic focus for companies that want to grow and thrive in a changing world.
- By John Milburn
- Jul 06, 2021