Worldwide spending on information security products and services will reach more than $114 billion in 2018, an increase of 12.4 per cent from last year, according to the latest forecast from Gartner, Inc. In 2019, the market is forecast to grow 8.7 per cent to $124 billion.
Eighty-one percent of security professionals believe cyber attackers will target machine communications from local polling stations to central aggregation points.
New data reveals that only 56 per cent of UK firms believe they have sufficient cyber security skills in-house to deal with threats.
More than 60 percent of organisations not leveraging established hardening benchmarks.
Almost two-thirds will retract or review use of data following the Facebook/Cambridge Analytica data scandal.
Survey reveals only 11% of businesses were adhering to GDPR regulation in April 2018.
Cloud software developer, CloudM, has announced a partnership between its market-leading CloudMigrator product, used globally by over 7.5 million users, and US-based Virtru, a trusted provider of encryption and data protection to more than 8,000 organizations. CloudMigrator + Virtru will allow businesses working in the legal sector and other industries that demand ultimate regulatory compliance and protection of confidential information to move data in the cloud securely.
Ninety percent of surveyed security professionals fear that Meltdown-Spectre attacks are becoming the norm.
Organisations report that 38% of IT security incidents occur as a direct result of their employees actions, and 75% originate from their extended enterprise (employees, customers, suppliers).
Flashpoint Professional Service (FPS) helps companies prepare for, as well as, quickly assess and respond to a ransomware or cyber extortion attack.
Despite 95 percent of CIOs expecting cyberthreats to increase over the next three years, only 65 percent of their organizations currently have a cybersecurity expert, according to a survey from Gartner, Inc. The survey also reveals that skills challenges continue to plague organizations that undergo digitalization, with digital security staffing shortages considered a top inhibitor to innovation.
New research on GDPR compliance status, budgets and plans reveals majority of companies still working to achieve compliance.
Check Point’s “Cyber Attack Trends: 2018 Mid-Year Report” reveals 42% of organizations globally hit by cryptomining attacks, while sophisticated Gen V attacks on cloud infrastructures grow.
Ensures compliance by controlling user data location and access, while monitoring for use of regulated personal data.
MetricStream’s latest survey on the state of internal audit finds auditors focused on delivering timely insights on key risks, aligning audit planning with business strategy, and improving audit processes and operational effectiveness.
Businesses were subjected to 52,596 cyber attacks each in the last three months.
Business leaders are becoming increasingly conscious of the impact cybersecurity can have on business outcomes. Gartner, Inc. says that security leaders should harness this increased support and take advantage of six emerging trends, to improve their organisation's resilience while elevating their own standing.
A poll published by ICSA: The Governance Institute and recruitment specialist The Core Partnership reveals that almost four-fifths (78%) of organisations surveyed have found becoming compliant with the EU’s General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) to be a heavy burden on their resources; 9% of those surveyed were unsure and 13% felt that it had not been a heavy burden.
New study: IT decision makers reveal why they feel forced to keep obsolete systems running just to keep the data accessible.
CompTIA announces government funding for Cyber Ready retraining initiative, giving applicants a head start in cyber security career.