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Convenience vs Security - The Challenge of #IoT
A recent study conducted by Forrester Consulting found that two-thirds of organizations have been breached five times in the past two years. It’s clear that traditional approaches are not working, and companies need to completely rethink their security approach. The study found that organizations without a mature IAM approach experience two times more breaches and $5 million more in costs than those with a mature IAM approach. The study examined four levels of IAM maturity, … More →
An new report by Threat Stack and ESG sheds light on the security and business challenges that accompany the growth of public cloud environments and containers. Overall, the findings show a gap in security and compliance readiness across fast-growing cloud and container environments. One in three cannot maintain cloud security 31% of those surveyed said that they are unable to maintain security as their cloud and container environments grow – a startling figure in the … More →
Operational Technology (OT) networks are ripe targets for adversaries, whose motives range from criminal intent to operational disruption and even threats to human and environmental safety, according to CyberX. Many are exposed to the public internet and easy to traverse using simple vulnerabilities like plain-text passwords. Lack of even basic protections can enable attackers to quietly perform reconnaissance before sabotaging physical processes. As a result, once attackers get into an OT network — either via … More →
Originally written by Nick Ismail on Information Age
Bromium, Inc. has today released new research which found the productivity cost of security education for large enterprises is at an all-time-high of $290,033 per year per organisation, and that user education is rocketing up the CIO’s priority list. Yet despite those investments, the end user remains the greatest risk to the organisation’s security from
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A study conducted in July by Dimensional Research examined how organizations are addressing the cybersecurity skills gap. Study respondents included 315 IT security professionals at U.S.-based companies with more than 100 employees. According to the study, 93 percent of security professionals are concerned about the cybersecurity skills gap, and 72 percent believe it is more difficult to hire skilled security staff to defend against today’s complex cyberattacks compared to two years ago. Significantly, 81 percent … More →
Government officials and corporate executives alike realize that technology has become a globally connected, booming industry. Despite what that fact may mean for the American intelligence and national security supply chain, agencies must embrace it because the U.S. government isn’t the R&D powerhouse it was many decades ago. “That’s already the way of the world. […]
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AFS Technologies shares its experience of helping Carlsberg realise its ambition for perfect store execution through its software.
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Heart patients in US and abroad risk attack due to security flaw
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Chubb has broadened its enterprise risk management options for Chubb commercial cyber policyholders in the United States and Canada. Two new policy forms, Cyber Enterprise Risk Management (Cyber ERM) and DigiTech Enterprise Risk Management (DigiTech ERM), combine cyber insurance with …
A list of device IPs and credentials has gone viral since Thursday, kicking off an effort by researchers to notify the owners of these connected devices before they're hacked.