Cyberwarfare predicted to damage the economy in the coming year

71% of CISOs believe cyberwarfare is a threat to their organization, and yet 22% admit to not having a strategy in place to mitigate this risk. This is especially alarming during a period of unprecedented global disruption, as 50% of infosec profession… Continue reading Cyberwarfare predicted to damage the economy in the coming year

Shift to remote work and heavy reliance on service providers for security leaves blind spots

83% of C-level executives expect the changes they made in the areas of people, processes, and applications as a response to the COVID-19 pandemic to become permanent (whether significant or partial), according to Radware​. According to the report, ​pan… Continue reading Shift to remote work and heavy reliance on service providers for security leaves blind spots

80% of businesses expect IT budgets to grow or remain steady in 2021

The global COVID-19 crisis is a catalyst for change, spurring businesses to continue to invest in technology to support and secure a remote workforce, despite slowing corporate revenue growth resulting from the pandemic, a Spiceworks Ziff Davis study r… Continue reading 80% of businesses expect IT budgets to grow or remain steady in 2021

eCrime campaigns outpace state-sponsored activity in first half of 2020

CrowdStrike has released an annual report that reviews intrusion trends during the first half of 2020 and provides insights into the current landscape of adversary tactics, which has been heavily impacted this year by the remote workforce environment o… Continue reading eCrime campaigns outpace state-sponsored activity in first half of 2020

CISOs struggling to prep for security audits

Calendars for security and compliance audits are largely unchanged despite COVID-19, yet the pandemic is straining teams as they work remotely, according to Shujinko. Moreover, CISOs are tasked with preparing for more than three audits on average in th… Continue reading CISOs struggling to prep for security audits

Aiming for a career in cybersecurity? Now is the time to pick up new skills

The COVID-19 pandemic took most of us by surprise. Widespread shelter-in-place mandates changed how we work (and whether we can work), play, rest, shop, communicate and learn. It changed things for businesses as well. Some were not ready to meet the ch… Continue reading Aiming for a career in cybersecurity? Now is the time to pick up new skills

Developing a plan for remote work security? Here are 6 key considerations

With so many organizations switching to a work-from-home model, many are finding security to be increasingly more difficult to administer and maintain. There is an influx of vulnerable points distributed across more locations than ever before, as remot… Continue reading Developing a plan for remote work security? Here are 6 key considerations

How do I select a remote workforce protection solution for my business?

Recent 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. New attack vectors for opportunistic cyber attack… Continue reading How do I select a remote workforce protection solution for my business?

Organizations must rethink traditional IT strategy to succeed in the new normal

64% of IT pros are instilled with a new sense of confidence, despite contending with challenges such as reduced budgets, greater decision-making responsibilities, and longer hours caused by their organizations’ response to the pandemic, a SolarWinds su… Continue reading Organizations must rethink traditional IT strategy to succeed in the new normal

How COVID-19 affected remote work, customer engagements, and return to the office plans

Top-tier enterprises were 2.6 times as likely to have grown revenue, 2.5 times as likely to have reached profit goals and 2.1 times as likely to have high employee satisfaction numbers during the COVID-19 pandemic, according to a Catchpoint survey of 2… Continue reading How COVID-19 affected remote work, customer engagements, and return to the office plans