According to a new CyberArk survey, half of organisations (50 percent) did not fully inform customers when their personal data was compromised in a cyber attack. With enforcement of the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) anticipated for May 2018, organisations that do not take action to improve transparency associated with breaches will face substantial consequences.
Business leaders’ complacency exposed as one-third not intending to improve overall defenses in the next 12 months.
Gartner, Inc. forecasts worldwide security spending to total $96.3 billion in 2018, an increase of 8 per cent from 2017. Organisations are spending more on security as a result of regulations, shifting buyer mindset, awareness of emerging threats and the evolution to a digital business strategy.
McAfee forecasts developments in adversarial machine learning, ransomware, serverless apps, connected home privacy, and privacy of child-generated content.
35% of IT professionals acknowledge that insider threat is biggest risk to networks.
With 2018 on the horizon, experts are readily analysing and making predictions about the types of cyber threats we can expect to see in the year ahead. But to gain a complete understanding it’s important to recognise where the existing threats lie. With that, Simon Bain, CEO of BOHH Labs, ranks ransomware, mobile and IoT device security, as well as cyber security skills shortages, as having been some of the biggest challenges over the last 12 months.
Fortinet has published the findings of its latest Global Threat Landscape Report. The research reveals that high botnet reoccurrence rates and an increase of automated malware demonstrate that cybercriminals are leveraging common exploits combined with automated attack methods at unprecedented speed and scale.
Only a quarter (27%) of consumers feel businesses take customer data security very seriously.
With 2017 being yet another rollercoaster year for cyber security, experts at Fareham-based Taylor Made Computer Solutions have been looking at what might lie ahead for businesses in 2018.
European Frozen food company turns to SOTI MobiControl to make the most secure and productive use of mobile
Palo Alto Networks has released findings of independent research into the state of cybersecurity within the United Kingdom’s National Health Service (NHS). Working with Vanson Bourne, 100 NHS IT decision-makers were surveyed on the importance of data security in the wake of recent cyberattacks, preparedness for forthcoming tougher data protection rules, and the development of trust when it comes to how patients digitally interact with the NHS.
Fortinet has unveiled predictions from the Fortinet FortiGuard Labs global research team about the threat landscape for 2018. The trends reveal the methods and strategies that cybercriminals will employ in the near future and demonstrate the potential impact of cyberattacks to the global economy.
New report examines whether the healthcare industry is prepared to combat evolving cyber threats.
CyberArk says that DevOps and security professionals have worrying knowledge gaps about where privileged accounts and secrets exist across the IT infrastructure, according to the first findings to be released from CyberArk’s Advanced Threat Landscape 2018 report. When offered several options ranging from PCs / laptops to microservices, cloud environments and containers, nearly all (99%) failed to identify all places where privileged accounts or secrets exist.
Research by the Ponemon Institute flags challenge of intensifying risks and reactive security strategies.
Centrify encourages businesses to increase their Identity and Access Management maturity to effectively reduce the likelihood of a data breach.
New report from SolarWinds MSP outlines a huge opportunity for service providers, with half of businesses planning to outsource security within the year.
New research shows millennials & post-millennials more likely to embrace a cybersecurity career with rich Interfaces and VR/AR technologies.
Lack of internal skills and access to better technology driving UK businesses to partner with managed security services providers – NTT Security 2017 Risk:Value report.
Just 4% of IT departments have staff dedicated to analysing IT security logs and only 6% have staff dedicated to acting on security reports.