Face it, insider threats happen. And odds are you are suffering a data loss, leak or theft even as you read this article. That’s a scary thought. Unfortunately, insider threats are so common that organizations deal every day with data loss events when employees quit, mergers and acquisitions (M&As) are executed, realignments or reductions in…

There’s a global concern about the business impact and risk from rampant and unrestricted data growth, StorageCraft research reveals. It also shows that the IT infrastructures of many organizations are struggling, often failing, to deliver business continuity in the event of severe data outages. A total of 709 qualified individuals completed the research study. All…

80% of IT security professionals agree that more security and privacy legislation is needed, especially for social media organizations that store personal data. However, nearly the same number of respondents (82%) don’t believe their elected officials understand cyber risks well enough to develop and enact effective security regulation, a Venafi survey reveals. 384 IT security…

A white paper produced by Rysavy Research and 5G Americas technical experts explores the intensifying role of wireless communications, the evolution of its technology, emerging services and use cases, and a timeline of future developments through 2030. “The transition to 5G has been happening simultaneously with continued advances in 4G LTE,” stated Peter Rysavy, President…

With the proliferation of SaaS solutions, API integrations and cloud computing, virtually everything in the modern enterprise is connected to untold number of outside entities. In fact, many business processes depend on this connectivity, even when doing so broadens the threat landscape and puts the organization at greater risk. This interconnectedness means that vendor vulnerabilities…

Cybersecurity performance is critical to achieving commercial success, according to a BitSight study. Among the study’s most interesting findings is that nearly two in five (38 percent) of enterprises admit that they have lost business due to either a real or perceived lack of security performance within their organization. Based on a survey of 207…

As the number of connected medical devices continues to rise, so does healthcare organizations’ attack surface. “Most medical devices available in the healthcare system today were not built with security in mind and it will take years until they are replaced (if they are at all) with next-generation devices,” says Leon Lerman, CEO and co-founder…

With the advent of cloud services and the proliferation of high end mobile devices (think iOS devices and Android phones), the workforce is moving inexorably to a mobile one where managers and employees are no longer tied to the office. What initially started as a movement to the mobile phone/tablet work style has spilled over…

A new report from Juniper Research found that the cost of data breaches will rise from $3 trillion each year to over $5 trillion in 2024, an average annual growth of 11%. This will primarily be driven by increasing fines for data breaches as regulation tightens, as well as a greater proportion of business lost…