Nearly 50% of On-Premises Databases Have Unpatched Vulnerabilities

  The five-year longitudinal research conducted by cybersecurity firm Imperva revealed that nearly half of on-premises databases globally contain at least one flaw that could expose them to cyber-attacks. Researchers scanned roughly 27,000 databases, finding 46% contained vulnerabilities at an average of 26 vulnerabilities per database. Unfortunately, 56% of those vulnerabilities were ranked as ‘critical […]

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46% of all on-prem databases are vulnerable to attack, breaches expected to grow

46% of all on-prem databases globally are vulnerable to attack, according to a research by Imperva. A five-year longitudinal study comprising nearly 27,000 scanned databases discovered that the average database contains 26 existing vulnerabilities. 56% of the Common Vulnerabilities and Exposures (CVEs) found were ranked as ‘High’ or ‘Critical’ severity, aligned with guidelines from the […]

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92% of pharmaceutical companies have at least one exposed database

Reposify released its Pharmaceutical Industry Attack Surface Exposures Report examining the security posture of the world’s leading pharmaceutical companies. The report analyzed eighteen leading pharmaceutical companies and their nine hundred plus subsidiaries worldwide to assess the prevalence of exposures of services, sensitive platforms, unpatched CVEs and other security issues. Among key insights were some troubling […]

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Database encryption: Protecting the crown jewels

Databases are the lifeblood store of information for every organization. Without them, the organization’s efficiency, productivity and scope to prosper would be curtailed severely. Protecting the company crown jewels is something that most organizations take seriously, using network security, robust authentication and access controls within their toolsets. The main problem is that you are just […]

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