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…

By now, the benefits of adopting a multicloud approach are well and truly out of the bag. By working with two or more cloud providers, companies can pick and choose offerings from each to leverage the “best of all worlds”, all the while allowing for better contingency planning, avoiding vendor lock-in, and boosting their disaster…

CFOs are taking on greater strategic and enterprise-building roles after guiding their organizations through the challenges of COVID-19. CFO Research of Argyle Advisory & Research Services and FTI Consulting surveyed 325 corporate finance executives to better understand how CFOs and the finance function drive enterprise value. Five key themes The work of CFOs during the…

Trustwave released a report which depicts how technology trends, compromise risks and regulations are shaping how organizations’ data is stored and protected. Data protection strategy The report is based on a recent survey of 966 full-time IT professionals who are cybersecurity decision makers or security influencers within their organizations. Over 75% of respondents work in…

The importance of privacy and data protection is a critical issue for organizations as it transcends beyond legal departments to the forefront of an organization’s strategic priorities. A FairWarning research, based on survey results from more than 550 global privacy and data protection, IT, and compliance professionals outlines the characteristics and behaviors of advanced privacy…

ManageEngine unveiled findings from a report that analyzes behaviors related to personal and professional online usage patterns. Security restrictions on corporate devices The report combines a series of surveys conducted among nearly 1,500 employees amid the pandemic as many people were accelerating online usage due to remote work and stay-at-home orders. The findings evaluate users’…

Enterprises of the future will be built on a foundation of artificial intelligence (AI), analytics, machine learning, deep learning and automation, that are central to solving business problems and driving innovation, Wipro finds. Most businesses consider AI to be critical to improve operational efficiency, reduce employee time on manual tasks, and enhance the employee and…

SOX & Internal Controls Professionals Group released a survey which measures the costs, execution, challenges and priorities faced by companies that comply with the Sarbanes-Oxley Act (SOX). SOX compliance trends “In its fifth year, our survey reflects the broad experience of SOX professionals over time and presents a balanced perspective of the current state of…

To close security gaps caused by rapidly changing digital ecosystems, organizations must adopt an integrated cloud-native security platform that incorporates artificial intelligence, automation, intelligence, threat detection and data analytics capabilities, according to 451 Research. Cloud-native security platforms are essential The report clearly defines how to create a scalable, adaptable, and agile security posture built for…