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BackBox introduces Network Vulnerability Manager for organised risk assessment
BackBox launches Network Vulnerability Manager, a tool for automated risk assessment and efficient remediation.
Insufficient investment in quantum-safe strategies concerns IT leaders
Insufficient investment in quantum-safe strategies leaves global IT leaders feeling vulnerable, especially in the APAC region.
Cato Networks extends ZTNA capabilities to include on-premises
A critical way to stop insider threats is by ensuring that users and IT administrators only have access to the necessary resources.
Public Key Infrastructure adoption and the future of cyber risk
Public Key Infrastructure (PKI) naturally plays a big role as organisations need to make sure they have the right security solutions.
Ponemon Institute study investigates challenges and opps of PKI
The study found that regulatory landscape and newer use cases such as cloud-based services and IoT that are driving the adoption of PKI.
Insider threats cannot be eliminated but zero-trust can limit the damage
According to a Ponemon Institute study conducted, insider threats have increased in both frequency and cost over the past two years.
New report finds Australia lagging behind with encryption strategies
Australia falls behind global average in enterprise-wide encryption strategies, according to new study by Entrust.
Email revealed to be riskiest channel for data loss
More than half (60%) of organisations experienced data loss or exfiltration caused by an employee mistake on email in the last 12 months.
Divide between IT and OT teams hindering unified cybersecurity strategies
Organizations are hindered by a cultural divide between IT and OT teams, preventing a unified cybersecurity strategy, a report from Dragos has found.
Lack of visibility cited as number one roadblock to robust security, report finds
Ineffective metrics, operational inefficiencies, and lack of visibility hinder risk-oriented security posture, according to ReliaQuest and Ponemon Research.
The large, less obvious costs of phishing attacks on organisations - report
Proofpoint and the Ponemon Institute reveal that the cost of phishing attacks has almost quadrupled, with US companies losing an average of $14.8m annually.
Cloud account takeovers present serious security risk to enterprises
Cloud account compromises cost organisations millions of pounds a year, according to a new study by Proofpoint and Ponemon Institute.
'Risky behaviour' observed in IT security pros and individuals - survey
The report found expectation and reality are often misaligned when it comes to the implementation of desirable security solutions.
Thales: Organisations failing to protect sensitive data in the cloud
Study reveals cloud data growth outpaces security measures.
Security teams spend 25% of their time chasing false positives
Over 25% of IT security time wasted on false positives, reveals Ponemon Institute study.
Organisations putting stronger focus on data encryption – report
Cloud data protection requirements continue to drive encryption use, with encryption across both public and private cloud use cases growing over 2018 levels.
Migration away from on-prem data centres stalled by security
Despite the surging cloud adoption that is rife around the world, a new study has revealed there’s still a lack of understanding around security.
Yubico report reveals troubling password behaviour
Some shocking results include that 57% of respondents who have experienced a phishing attack have not changed their password behaviours.
Aus organisations need to lock down on data security
Where nearly 3 in 5 organisations (56%) routinely encrypted employee and HR data in 2016, this has further dropped to around 2 in 5 organisations (44%) this year.
Report finds AI is a key cybersecurity weapon in the IoT era
Increasingly, security professionals are looking to artificial intelligence (AI) as a key weapon to win the battle against stealthy threats inside their IT infrastructures.
Cost of cyber attacks up 62% in five years - report
Malware infections globally are the most expensive cyber attacks – costing $2.4 million per incident.
How to effectively address security challenges in a digital healthcare world
It’s important for healthcare firms to maintain organisation-wide security that is both up-to-date and automated, says Wavelink.
INTERVIEW: SolarWinds MSP security VP lays industry bare
Cybercrime is a business and the rising number of attacks is not a result of criminals getting smarter -most businesses just have poor cyber hygiene.
STUDY: How security managers protect data in public and private clouds
More data is being stored in the cloud, where IT departments have less control over it – and this trend is only set to continue.