New infosec products of the week: November 26, 2021

Here’s a look at the most interesting products from the past week, featuring releases from Avast, Boxcryptor, Code42, Hiya and Siren. Boxcryptor protects business data in Microsoft Teams with end-to-end encryption features Boxcryptor could be used in t… Continue reading New infosec products of the week: November 26, 2021

Key trends driving the workforce transformation in 2022

Work is having its moment. The transformation of the global workforce accelerated in 2021, driven by the continued impact of the pandemic and strains on businesses amid record labor shortages and shifting worker priorities. It’s a strain felt uni… Continue reading Key trends driving the workforce transformation in 2022

Many users are sharing passwords with someone outside their household

According to a survey by The Harris Poll, one in 10 Americans would prolong a relationship with a friend or partner to maintain access to their streaming account. Moreover, 68% of Americans admitted to using the same password on multiple accounts and 6… Continue reading Many users are sharing passwords with someone outside their household

Automation investments are driving revenue, productivity and employment

SnapLogic and the Centre for Economics and Business Research (Cebr) released a research into the economic impact of automation. The study looks at the growing adoption of automation and its role in bolstering business revenues, creating jobs, increasin… Continue reading Automation investments are driving revenue, productivity and employment

How likely are mid-market organizations to experience a breach by the end of 2021?

Coro released an extensive cybersecurity research report revealing a true market failure: a severe lack of preparedness of the mid-market sector, which is comprised of companies with between 100 and 1,500 employees, to defend against an expanding array… Continue reading How likely are mid-market organizations to experience a breach by the end of 2021?

Which technologies will be the most important in 2022?

IEEE released the results of a survey of global technology leaders from the U.S., U.K., China, India and Brazil. The study, which included 350 CTOs, CIOs and IT directors, covers the most important technologies in 2022, industries most impacted by tech… Continue reading Which technologies will be the most important in 2022?

Nearly 600,000 open cybersecurity-related jobs were listed over 12 months

New CyberSeek data reveals that there were 597,767 online job listings for cybersecurity-related positions in the 12 months from October 2020 through September 2021. Employers are seeking cybersecurity professionals at all stops on the career pathway; … Continue reading Nearly 600,000 open cybersecurity-related jobs were listed over 12 months

Defense contractors are highly susceptible to ransomware attacks

Twenty percent of America’s largest 100 defense contractors are highly susceptible to a ransomware attack, according to a research from Black Kite. Several critical vulnerabilities were detected that contractors should address immediately, includ… Continue reading Defense contractors are highly susceptible to ransomware attacks

Companies ditching VPNs for zero trust architectures to secure hybrid workplaces

Hybrid workplaces are the new norm, with 99% of respondents’ reporting their workforces will split time between the office and remote settings post-pandemic, a Teradici survey of more than 8,000 respondents across a range of industries reveals. The sur… Continue reading Companies ditching VPNs for zero trust architectures to secure hybrid workplaces