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89% of security leaders think traditional security approaches are failing in the face of modern threats

Research shows ‘game needs to be changed,’ with security innovation years behind that of the attackers, the board a decade behind security discussions and regulation needing more industry input.

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Costs, cyberattacks and compliance - cause for concern

Node4 has released its Mid-Market IT Priorities Report 2021. The independent report reveals that the UK’s Mid-Market IT Leadership expects to see a shortfall in IT spend in 2022. While 52% of IT decision-makers believe their 2021 budget met the ambitions of their team, there seems to be less certainty and confidence about future finances — 61% think their budget will need to increase in 2022, but only 13% expect it to.

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Avast research finds growing security challenges for SMBs

Research from Avast has found that employees in almost a third (31%) of Small and Medium Businesses (SMBs) in the UK are connecting to the corporate network using personal devices that do not have any security controls in place, according to IT Decision Makers (ITDMs) within SMBs.

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Security and governance among top IT needs

This year, over half of MSPs or their end customers have been attacked by ransomware but only 53% offer backup services.

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Urgent need for new way to discuss business risk

Trend Micro has published new research revealing that 90% of IT decision makers claim their business would be willing to compromise on cybersecurity in favor of digital transformation, productivity, or other goals. Additionally, 82% have felt pressured to downplay the severity of cyber risks to their board.

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Cyber budgets actually shrank during the pandemic

Cyber consultants call on businesses to act now, or risk budgets shrinking further in ‘real terms’ during 2022 – leading to increased cyber vulnerability.

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Ground-breaking study, commissioned by Bromium, highlights emergence of Platform Criminality, exposing cybercriminal links to drug production, human trafficking and terrorism.
Crossword Cybersecurity's Consulting division has signed a three year contract with Agria Pet Insurance Ltd, the award winning lifetime pet insurer, working as its trusted cyber security partner. Crossword’s Virtual Chief Information Security Officer (vCISO) managed service will be used by Agria to improve its cyber security posture.
More than 60 percent of organisations not leveraging established hardening benchmarks.
Firms need to work smarter rather than harder as the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) creates more transparency on cyber-security.
New Tripwire study reveals 91 percent of organizations will look to outsource security to tackle skills gap.
New research from data centre specialists ServerChoice shows remote working is leading to increased cyber security risks for SMEs. ServerChoice’s research, conducted with 1,000 business leaders at SMEs, found that changes in working patterns are resulting in infrastructure being left unmonitored and business data being rendered more vulnerable to exploitation.
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Ferrari: A New Perspective on Cybersecurity

Ferrari took a strategic decision to choose Kaspersky Lab as their IT Security provider. They wanted to introduce more stringent IT security measures, both to protect their core business and to ensure an increase in safety. Find out more in this exclusive video.

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