How data protection is evolving in a digital world

Companies are challenged with more complex hybrid IT environments. They are raising budgets to fend off cyberattacks and keep up as production environments continue to diversify across various clouds, according to Veeam Software. The result is that IT leaders feel they aren’t sufficiently protected. A top priority of organizations this year is improving reliability and […]

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Attackers evolve strategies to outmaneuver security teams

Attackers are expected to broaden their targeting strategy beyond regulated verticals such as financial services and healthcare. Large corporations (41%) will be the top targeted sector for cyberattacks in 2023, favored over financial institutions (36%), government (14%), healthcare (9%), and education (8%), according to Titaniam. The fast pace of change has introduced new vulnerabilities into […]

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Attackers never let a critical vulnerability go to waste

GreyNoise Intelligence unveiled its research report that dives deep into the most significant threat detection events of the past 12 months. “When it comes to cybersecurity, not all vulnerabilities are created equal, and many of the ones that garner media attention actually turn out to be insignificant,” said Bob Rudis, VP Research & Data Science, […]

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Enterprises waste money on identity tools they don’t use

Misguided enterprise investment in multiple identity tools is proving insufficient in defending against today’s threat landscape, according to One Identity. 96% of companies report using multiple identity management tools, with 41% deploying at least 25 different systems to manage access rights. However, 70% of companies reported they’re paying for identity tools they’re not actively using. […]

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Modern technology and cyber recovery will intersect in the next generation of attacks

As technology continues to evolve for business and personal use, cybercriminals are also leveraging innovation in the next generation of attacks, according to Experian. Additional frontiers are a focus for 2023 In addition to the metaverse, hackers will increasingly explore more frontiers, including space and innovative technology like artificial intelligence, come 2023. A new Experian […]

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5 cybersecurity trends accelerating in 2023

Netwrix has released key cybersecurity trends that will affect organizations of all sizes in 2023. Here are five specific trends that you need to be aware of: The business of cybercrime will be further professionalized The return of malware strains like Emotet, Conti and Trickbot indicates an expansion of cybercrime for hire. In particular, the […]

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What CISOs consider when building up security resilience

Cybersecurity resilience is a top priority for companies as they look to defend against a rapidly evolving threat landscape, according to Cisco. Researchers identified the top seven success factors that boost enterprise security resilience, focusing on cultural, environmental, and solution-based factors that businesses leverage to achieve security. The findings are based on responses from over […]

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2FA, 3FA, MFA… What does it all mean?

Simply put, authentication is the act of proving you are who you say you are. To gain access to protected information, systems or locations, the user must prove their identity by providing specific access credentials. The system asks: “Who are you? Prove it.” When the user successfully authenticates (and depending on the permissions associated with […]

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