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…

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…

The challenge of securing data has seen a dramatic shift in complexity in recent years due to an increasing number of threats frequently appearing. However, this complexity will always be an addressable and scalable issue with the right solution in place. Additionally, the rapid advent of new and evolving technologies is presenting opportunities where organizations…

Among organizations that engage third parties to provide business services, 83% identified third-party risks after conducting due diligence and before recertification, according to Gartner. Gartner’s survey of more than 250 legal and compliance leaders reveals that the standard point-in-time approach to risk management is no longer effective in today’s landscape of fast-paced, rapidly changing business…

Financial services organizations are increasingly exposed to cyber threats, according to Wandera. The report “​Mobile Security in the Financial Services​,” includes analysis of six months of security data from 225 financial services customers with 50,000 devices collectively under management. Notable findings There were 4.7 million events across the subset of devices analyzed over the 6-month…

The basics of cyber security are still not being practized regularly and new cyber security risks are emerging as more and more untested technologies are integrated within the critical infrastructures upon which society depends, according to Applied Risk. “We’re seeing rapid proliferation of new and untested technologies finding their way into Operational Technology (OT) that…

About 40 percent of households across the globe now contain at least one IoT device, according to Avast. In North America, that number is almost double, at 66 percent, bringing with it an associated growth in cybersecurity risks. The findings have been published in a new research paper “All Things Considered: An Analysis of IoT…