The speed of cloud business initiatives is hampering organizations’ ability to secure and manage hybrid environments, with security personnel often not included. The 2019 State of Hybrid Cloud Security survey by FireMon revealed 60% of respondents either agreed or strongly agreed that this was happening in their organizations. Additional key findings include: Only 56% of…

To identify top threats, the Dtex researchers collected and analyzed information from work-issued endpoints across more than 300,000 user accounts. Proprietary, cloud and personal accounts such as email were included in the total. Assessed organizations spanned multiple industries across North America, Europe (EMEA) and the Asia Pacific Region (APAC). The results are available in the…

Cloud services serve core functions essential to all aspects of business operations, but getting cloud security right is still a challenge for many organizations, the 2019 Cloud Threat Report by Oracle and KPMG has shown. The two companies have asked 450 cyber security and IT professionals from private and public-sector organizations in the US, Canada,…

Launched in September 2018, Microsoft Threat Protection (MTP) integrates a number of Microsoft services to provide a fully integrated, end-to-end solution for securing the entire attack surface of enterprises: identities, endpoints, user data, cloud apps, and infrastructure. Since MTP’s launch, Microsoft has slowly been polishing the offering by adding new and improved features such as…

The rush to digital transformation is putting sensitive data at risk for organizations worldwide according to the 2019 Thales Data Threat Report – Global Edition with research and analysis from IDC. As organizations embrace new technologies, such as multi-cloud deployments, they are struggling to implement proper data security. “Our research shows that no organization is…

Digital transformation is increasing the need for enterprise resource planning (ERP) systems to allow organizations to manage the entirety of their business in a coordinated manner. Globalization is forcing organizations to consider cloud solutions to prevent disjointed business operation across multiple global locations — and even smaller companies are simply attracted by the economies and…

In 2018, more organizations adopted cloud computing, and at a rapidly growing pace. The main drivers for cloud were high efficiency, easier and faster deployments, and, of course, scalability. But from a security perspective, the speedy adoption of cloud computing is forcing security professionals to learn about new challenges, cloud-specific risks, and relevant mitigations as…

McAfee released its Cloud Adoption and Risk Report, which analyzed billions of events in anonymized customers production cloud use to assess the current state of cloud deployments and to uncover risks. The report revealed that nearly a quarter of the data in the cloud can be categorized as sensitive, putting an organization at risk if…