05 Nov 2019

Cybersecurity Executives Say Cost of Security Reasonable: Survey

A majority (57%) of IT security decision makers across the globe think that cybersecurity solutions are reasonably priced considering the value they provide, a new survey by FireEye indicates. In addition, a quarter (25%) of respondents said cybersecurity is inexpensive, while only 18% consider it to be expensive. In the

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05 Nov 2019

Employees know vulnerabilities exist, but they can’t resolve them quickly enough

Just over half (52%) of organizations need between 1 day and a week to address a newly discovered vulnerability in their environment, while 22% require a month or longer, a new report by Adaptiva shows. Only about one in four firms (26%) is capable of remediating flaws within 24 hours

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04 Nov 2019

People are the very first element in a pragmatic cybersecurity strategy

A new survey by Avertium shows that as many as 39% of organizations are under-prepared to respond to a data breach, and about three in four are having difficulty dealing with the rising number of increasingly sophisticated cyber threats, as well as the growing complexity of the cyber tech stack.

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31 Oct 2019

Why cloud apps could be your biggest security worry

A new report by Securonix shows that about one in four organizations suffered more than 5 insider attacks in the last 12 months, and 70% believe that these attacks are increasingly common. According 4 in 10 infosec pros, cloud storage is more vulnerable to insider threats than any other element

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30 Oct 2019

Research finds 2019 increase in breaches and cybersecurity spending

Cyberattack volume rose by 17% in the past year, while the severity of attacks jumped by 30%, a new report by ServiceNow and Ponemon shows. In response to these trends, companies have increased the cybersecurity budgets by 24%. One major pain point is vulnerability management, with companies needing 12 days

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30 Oct 2019

Cybersecurity Trumps Political, Reputational Concerns for Companies

29% of risk managers consider cybersecurity the no. 1 threat to their organization, a higher number than for any other risk category, a recent survey by ISACA shows. Cybersecurity was followed at a distance by reputational risks (15%) and financial risks (13%). Many risk managers fear that they are failing

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30 Oct 2019

Examining security process maturity in 400 organizations

A new report by SecureTrust paints a bleak picture of the state of security process maturity across a broad range of sectors. The study rates the maturity of organizations on a scale of 0 to 5, with 3.5 being the minimum recommended score. However, every single industry in the report received

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29 Oct 2019

Companies unprepared to deal with mobile attacks, synthetic identity fraud, CCPA compliance

92% of companies are worried about synthetic identity fraud (SIF), and 40% have noted a rise in SIF in the past year, according to a new survey by IDology. Mobile attacks have also increased by 40% in the same period. The rise of SIF and mobile attacks is especially considering

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28 Oct 2019

Improving Endpoint Security Needs To Be A Top Goal In 2020

A mere 29.6% of enterprises across the world say that endpoint security is a significant part of their cybersecurity program, a recent survey by IDC indicates. However, firms that are considered “leaders” in terms of their cybersecurity posture, are twice as likely to prioritize endpoint security than other firms. About

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28 Oct 2019

IaaS cloud vulnerabilities expected to increase 50% over 2018 figures

New research Skybox shows that vulnerabilities impacting cloud infrastructure as a service (IaaS) solutions are rising rapidly. While the total number of flaws is still quite small, the expected growth rate for 2019 is 50%, while cloud container flaws have already surged by 82% so far this year. The most

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