Top issues driving cybersecurity: Growing number of cybercriminals, variety of attacks

Fortifying cybersecurity defenses remains a work in progress for many organizations, who acknowledge their shortcomings but have yet to commit the necessary resources to the effort, according to new research from CompTIA. While a majority of respondents in each of seven geographic regions feels that their company’s cybersecurity is satisfactory, CompTIA’s “State of Cybersecurity” shows […]

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Are you inundated by a never-ending stream of cyberattacks?

Trellix released global research revealing the cost of siloed security, weak spots in protection, and lack of confidence amongst security operations teams. The study of 9,000 global cybersecurity professionals also looks to the future of security and the technology poised to revolutionize security operations. 89% of respondents describe their current security model as “siloed.” Consequentially, […]

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65% of companies are considering adopting VPN alternatives

Despite high awareness of VPN risks, remote work forced many companies to rely more heavily on legacy access methods during the pandemic. At the same time, cybercriminals continue to take advantage of long-standing security vulnerabilities and increased attacks on VPNs, according to Zscaler’s VPN Risk Report. “As evident in several high profile breaches and ransomware […]

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Data security trends: 7 statistics you need to know

U.S. businesses are at high risk for data security threats from increasingly effective phishing attempts and the lack of procedures to restrict data access, according to GetApp’s 4th Annual Data Security Report. Newer companies are especially vulnerable to security threats. This survey of IT security managers and employees reveals seven significant trends related to data […]

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The various ways ransomware impacts your organization

Despite increased investment in tools to fight ransomware, 90% of organizations were affected by ransomware in some capacity over the past 12 months, according to SpyCloud’s 2022 Ransomware Defense Report. Allocation of security budgets Respondents ranked the risk of attack through third-party vendors as the main factor driving the allocation of security budgets, followed by […]

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How confident are IT pros in their tech career?

SolarWinds unveils the results of its survey examining the state of the technology job market amid industry-wide labor shortages and hiring challenges. Released to coincide with the eighth-annual IT Pro Day holiday, the survey found despite a potential economic downturn, more than two-thirds of tech and IT professionals surveyed said they’re completely confident in their […]

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What could be the cause of growing API security incidents?

Noname Security announced the findings from its API security report, “The API Security Disconnect – API Security Trends in 2022”, which revealed a rapidly growing number of API security incidents, concerning lack of API visibility, and a level of misplaced confidence in existing controls. 76% of respondents have suffered an API security incident in the […]

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