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…

Several factors are converging to exert pressure on how security operations centers (SOCs) traditionally function. Evolving information technology (IT) infrastructure, such as cloud migration, serverless services and endpoints being off-network, are straining existing SOC methodologies and tooling. The attack surface is expanding as a result of the distributed workforce and adoption of cloud-based infrastructure and…

New research shows almost three quarters of large businesses believe remote working policies introduced to help stop the spread of COVID-19 are making their companies more vulnerable to cyberattacks. You need to take steps to protect the remote workforce AT&T’s study of 800 cybersecurity professionals across the UK, France and Germany shows that while 88%…

CyberSaint announced new updates to its flagship CyberStrong platform allowing customers to identify, measure, and dynamically manage IT and cybersecurity risks along the risk management lifecycle. These updates reinforce CyberSaint’s mission to enable organizations to manage cybersecurity as a business function by enabling agility, measurement, and automation across risk, compliance, audit, vendor, and governance functions…

The Risk Management Framework (RMF) was first developed by the Department of Defense (DoD) to act as criteria for strengthening and standardizing the risk management process of information security organizations. The framework later became widely adopted by the rest of the U.S. federal information systems in 2010. While originally developed by the DoD, the National…

The average $5 billion company incurs delays of roughly 5 weeks per year in new product launches due to missed risks, with a $99 million opportunity cost, according to Gartner. Opportunity costs from missing risks A survey of more than 382 strategic initiative leaders quantified the cost of missing risks in strategic initiatives. For an…

Greenbone Networks revealed the findings of a research assessing critical infrastructure providers’ ability to operate during or in the wake of a cyberattack. The cyber resilience of critical infrastructures The research investigated the cyber resilience of organizations operating in the energy, finance, health, telecommunications, transport and water industries, located in the world’s five largest economies:…