Cloud and cybersecurity misalignment

The majority (70 percent) of cybersecurity professionals working in large organizations across Europe and the Middle East say that a rush to the cloud is not taking full account of the security risks. This is highlighted by a new cloud security study conducted for Palo Alto Networks.

Cyberthreat report advises increased intelligence sharing and cross-industry collaboration

Blueliv has released its Annual Cyberthreat Report, compiling actionable intelligence from Threat Compass with expert insight from its analyst team. The report found that malware variants previously focused on the financial sector are now successfully attacking non-banking targets too, concluding that a higher level of collaboration and intelligence-sharing between industries is ever-more crucial in the fight against cybercrime.

Pharma firms ramp up investment to secure critical data

Pharmaceutical companies require efficient technologies such as Internet of Things (IoT), cloud computing, artificial intelligence and big data to manage information that is vital to the development and production of successful drugs. As a result, pharmaceutical firms are increasing their investment on various security products to prevent breaches, protect patient data and secure sensitive information, according to GlobalData, a leading data and analytics company.

Enterprises recognise the importance of extending identity governance to files

According to a survey conducted by SailPoint Technologies Holdings, the majority (65 percent) of enterprises polled acknowledge the importance of governing access to data stored in files as part of their overall identity governance strategy. SailPoint polled attendees at this week’s Gartner IAM Summit in London in an informal survey, and the results confirmed this important and growing trend in identity governance. 

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