Today’s Risk Assessment Goes Beyond Prediction to Intelligence

Risk assessment helps organizations identify, reduce and manage risks to prevent their re-occurrence. To do this, they need to spend a large amount of their IT budget on technologies and processes to find and assess those risks, determine their impact and spend considerable effort to fix them.   Additionally, the increased reliance on third-party vendors to provide […]

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Taking the Risk Out of Mergers and Acquisitions

In the post-COVID-19 economy, cyber risk and cybersecurity will play a central role in unlocking mergers and acquisitions (M&A) deal valuations. While economic uncertainty has contributed to a decline in M&A activity in the first half of 2020, many analysts expect an increase in deals during 2020-21 based on several conditions.  The Mergers and Acquisitions […]

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DaaS, BYOD, leasing and buying: Which is better for cybersecurity?

In the digital age, staff expect employers to provide hardware, and companies need hardware that allows employees to work efficiently and securely. There are already a number of models to choose from to purchase and manage hardware, however, with remot… Continue reading DaaS, BYOD, leasing and buying: Which is better for cybersecurity?

Secure data sharing in a world concerned with privacy

The ongoing debate surrounding privacy protection in the global data economy reached a fever pitch with July’s “Schrems II” ruling at the European Court of Justice, which struck down the Privacy Shield – a legal mechanism enabling companies to transfer… Continue reading Secure data sharing in a world concerned with privacy

What are the traits of an effective CISO?

Only 12% of CISOs excel in all four categories of the Gartner CISO Effectiveness Index. “Today’s CISOs must demonstrate a higher level of effectiveness than ever before,” said Sam Olyaei, research director at Gartner. “As the push to digital deepens, C… Continue reading What are the traits of an effective CISO?

5 simple steps to bring cyber threat intelligence sharing to your organization

Cyber threat intelligence (CTI) sharing is a critical tool for security analysts. It takes the learnings from a single organization and shares it across the industry to strengthen the security practices of all. By sharing CTI, security teams can alert … Continue reading 5 simple steps to bring cyber threat intelligence sharing to your organization

Justifying your 2021 cybersecurity budget

Sitting in the midst of an unstable economy, a continued public health emergency, and facing an uptick in successful cyber attacks, CISOs find themselves needing to enhance their cybersecurity posture while remaining within increasingly scrutinized bud… Continue reading Justifying your 2021 cybersecurity budget

Risk Management: How Security Can Learn to Do the Math

Risk management is an important element in using data to get ahead of cybersecurity risks before they happen. The costs of protecting an enterprise of any size against cyber attacks continue to rise. Once a business truly understands the consequences of an incident, its leaders must decide how to manage the risk. They can choose to […]

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Back to Basics: Creating a Culture of Cybersecurity at Work

The importance of security culture can be seen now more than ever. Many of us work remotely; there are app concerns; and the lines between personal and business use of devices and networks are blurred, challenging our cyber resilience. Therefore, despite all the great tools, frameworks and protective measures in place, we need to ensure people […]

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IT’s Confidence in Mitigating Cyberthreats Low

As cyberthreats evolve and increase in both voracity and velocity, many IT professionals are becoming increasingly worried about their organization’s ability to deal with those threats. That’s according to the results of a recent survey conducte… Continue reading IT’s Confidence in Mitigating Cyberthreats Low