Organizations lack basic cybersecurity practices to combat the growing tide of ransomware

Organizations are not equipped to defend against ransomware due to deficiencies in implementing and sustaining basic cybersecurity practices, including managing privileged administrator credentials and ensuring visibility of supply chain risk, an Axio reserach report reveals. “Ransomware is everywhere, dominating headlines, corporate board meetings and even the Biden administration’s agenda,” remarked the report’s co-author David White, […]

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Recommendations for improving DEI in cybersecurity teams

(ISC)² published a research study that highlights the unique challenges diverse cybersecurity professionals around the world face and provides recommendations to create positive change. The research provides rare access to the personal experiences of minority cybersecurity practitioners, providing a lens with which to view the concepts of equity and inclusion in today’s workplaces. The focus […]

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Finance data management initiatives constrained by lack of digital skills and maturity

Data management initiatives in the finance sector, such as data collection, integration, and automation, are being constrained by a severe lack of digital skills and maturity. This is the overall feeling amongst up to two-thirds of technical decision makers, surveyed for a report from Encompass Corporation. The report, conducted by Pulse, analyzed responses from 100 […]

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Organizations losing business due to connected product security concerns

59% of executives with cybersecurity decision-making responsibility at large and mid-sized companies say that their organizations have lost business due to product security concerns for connected devices and embedded systems, according to a Ponemon Institute survey. The results highlight a growing need to strengthen supply chain security by securing connected devices, including those connected to […]

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Everyday cybersecurity practices inadequate among many online consumers

Bitdefender released a report which reveals how consumers across various age groups and socio-demographic backgrounds behave on popular platforms, applications and devices, affecting cybersecurity risk. Findings show basic practices for securing data, protecting identity and sharing information are lacking despite increased threats and heightened concern over cybercrime. “Understanding consumer online security behavior trends is crucial […]

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