Security Archives


Security Operations Struggle to Cope With Attacks

Over the last few years, cyber-attacks have steadily increased and are now far more than a value risk to the enterprise: They're an everyday threat. What's more, these attacks are becoming more dangerous and potentially more costly. The report "Investigation or Exasperation? The State of Security Operations" examines the current state of affairs and how organizations are coping with the barrage... Read More >


Deep Insecurities Affect Business and Society

The digital world creates security challenges that many (most?) business and IT leaders aren't equipped to handle—challenges that affect industry and society. Read More >


Report Paints Bleak Picture of Threat Landscape

It doesn't take much research to know that 2016 was a bad year on the security front: A cursory review of the headlines tells the story. The year brought a new level of creativity and brazenness among cyber-criminals, who took things to a new level with expanded ransomware techniques, multi-million-dollar virtual bank heists, and even attempts to disrupt the U.S. presidential election. But a... Read More >


How Risky Is the Internet of Things?

It's increasingly clear that the internet of things (IoT) presents new and sometimes remarkable opportunities. However, it also represents risks and potential security problems for organizations. "The Internet of Things (IoT): A New Era of Third-Party Risk," a new report from the Ponemon Institute that's sponsored by Shared Assessments, offers insights into the emerging space—particularly... Read More >


Insider and Third-Party Access Top Cyber-Threats

For most enterprises, it's not a question of whether they'll suffer a serious security breach, but when. A global survey by Bomgar, a provider of secure access solutions, found that security professionals recognize the threats posed by employees, contractors and third-party vendors with privileged access to systems and data. Yet the "2017 Secure Access Threat Report" reveals that organizations... Read More >


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