Panther Labs surveyed 400 active security practitioners, primarily, security analysts and security engineers, to reflect the “boots on the ground” perspective for security teams. The goal of the research was to better understand how effective their current tools and processes are, improvements they recommend making going forward, the challenges they face, and projections for the…

If you’re concerned about the increased threat of cyberattacks by state-sponsored hackers and hacktivist groups in the current geopolitical atmosphere, you’re certainly justified. Criminal groups are emerging from the shadows and pledging their allegiance to Russia. They’re conducting reconnaissance attacks and coalescing into the roles they’ll play in the global cyberwar many see on the…

In my last article, I discussed the trade-offs we often make between complexity and capabilities when adopting new security tools and why there is often a point of diminishing returns in terms of the value derived from these tools as we layer on incremental functionality. In this article, I delve a bit deeper into the…

Today’s cloud strategies revolve around two distinct poles: the “lift and shift” approach, in which applications and associated data are moved to the cloud without being redesigned; and the “cloud-first” approach, in which applications are developed or redesigned specifically for the cloud. By far the fastest approach is to lift and shift the whole environment,…

Software intelligence company Dynatrace (NYSE: DT) today announced the launch of its DevSecOps Automation Partner Program. This enables alliance and solution partners to extend the capabilities of their DevSecOps offerings through seamless integrations with the Dynatrace® platform. The program also provides DevSecOps teams with easy access to more than a dozen leading solutions, including Bitbucket,…

The new funding round was led by J.P. Morgan Growth Equity Partners. All previous investors participated as well, including Canapi, Dashfund, Bain Capital Ventures, Nyca, and ThirdPrime. Laika says it will use the funds to build additional automation, to add audit experiences to its platform, and to invest in growth and market momentum. The New…

Robotic Process Automation (RPA) is one of the key technologies fueling digital transformation. Ranked by industry experts as one of the fastest-growing enterprise software categories, RPA is helping businesses and their employees achieve the efficiency, accuracy and speed needed to compete and thrive. By approaching RPA automation projects and cybersecurity hand in hand, organizations can…

Despite the uncertainties of the last year, the transformation of the transportation sector forged ahead, dominated by the prevailing trend of CASE (Connected, Autonomous, Shared, Electrified) technologies. Despite small setbacks caused by COVID-19 that impacted the automotive industry at large, analysts predict electric vehicle (EV) demand will continue on its upward trajectory in 2021, driven…

Organizations are spending more to account for widespread security operation center (SOC) challenges including growing security management complexity, increasing analyst salaries, security engineering and management outsourcing costs, yet are still dissatisfied with the outcomes, Ponemon Institute and FireEye reveal. Companies are also boosting investments in new SOC tools like Extended Detection and Response (XDR) and…