Organizational weak spots and stressors are taking their toll on IT security professionals. 72% of infosec professionals agree that the lack of proper security tools and knowledge are huge obstacles preventing rapid incident detection and response. Furthermore, more than half of C-suite security pros are considering leaving their job if things don’t change in 2020 and beyond.
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A study comparing security controls for human and machine identities reveals a worrying trend. While almost all organizations have a policy that governs password length for human identities, only half have a written policy on length and randomness of keys for machine identities - this, despite the rapid spread of machines that need to authenticate themselves to each other so they can communicate securely.
Healthcare organizations are doing everything they can to modernize and digitally transform their organizations, but by many accounts, healthcare remains a laggard when it comes to digitization. And as a recent PwC report reads, “The question for 2020 will be whether this digital transformation will benefit consumers—marking a new dawn for the US health industry and for the people whose lives depend on it.”
Financial services firms accounted for 6% of all data breaches in 2019 but more than 60% of leaked records, partly due to the Capital One mega breach that compromised more than 100 million records, according to a new study.
Most Enterprise IT pros believe cybersecurity vendors use ambiguous data, and sometimes even resort to lies to peddle their products, according to a new survey.
The healthcare internet of things (IoT) market is expected to reach 543 billion by 2025 — at an annual growth rate of roughly 20%, according to a report from Grand View Research. Research firm Gartner pegs healthcare IoT growth in 2020 at 29%.
There are many challenges to getting a cybersecurity program right. The right technology must be deployed, managed, and tuned just right, CISOs and security managers must be able to get the necessary executive support and budget to execute on their plans, and their plans have to be well crafted. Not to forget that nearly everyone in the organization has to be security conscious and savvy, or nearly any organization is one phishing-attack click away from compromise.
“In 2019, 43% of breach victims were small businesses.” (Verizon)
The New Year should not only be a time for personal improvement, goal setting and reflection. It's also the perfect time to focus on the past, present and future of your small business. With the increase in cyber-attacks on vulnerable small businesses, 2020 is the year to protect your organization and your customers from preventable threats.
With an ever-changing Cybersecurity Industry and a growing number or security solutions, it becomes harder and harder for an organization to decide which should be the solution of choice to protect its digital assets. As it is nearly impossible or at least impractical for a security buyer to test all the security solutions, the industry tests are a critical benchmark that help organizations decide.
Accidental internal breaches pose a growing security risk, with over 70% of companies suffering this type of breach during the last five years, according to a new study.
For an attacker, using a known piece of malware carries both advantages and disadvantages. While security researchers know exactly what infection patterns to look for, old malware can still go unnoticed if it’s not trending or if it uses new tricks to avoid detection. Glupteba does both.
A recent study identified some startling news when it comes to the state of security and cloud-native apps. The Security for DevOps Enterprise Survey Report, conducted by the research firm Enterprise Strategy Group on behalf of Data Theorem found only 8% of companies are securing 75% or more of their cloud-native applications with DevSecOps practices today.
With 2020 just weeks away, here at Bitdefender we wanted to share our forecast for the year to come. That said, here are our top predictions for the cybersecurity space in 2020 and what we should be looking out for.
The end of 2019 comes with great news: Bitdefender was selected as Best Network Security Vendor of the Year in the 8th edition of TahawulTech.com’s Hot 50 Awards: https://www.tahawultech.com/industry/technology/enterprise-it-and-channel-leaders-honoured-at-hot-50-awards/
Most breaches of companies in 2019 were financially motivated, and this remains the main reason organizations to protect against all types of intrusions, a Verizon study has found.
- Forrester Research publishes first Forrester WaveTM: Cloud Workload Security, Q4 2019
- Bitdefender named Leader in cloud workload security based on its scores in current offering, strategy, and market presence
- Bitdefender protects workloads at both operating system and hypervisor levels and maximizes efficiency and agility of security operations.
Is that IP blacklisted or a false positive? Has it happened before? Were there any associated events? Should I keep it under supervision or just ignore it?
A superior MSP technology stack can offer differentiation and the ability to deliver a better service with lean operational costs. However, MSPs have always faced a challenge: choose top solutions in each category or choose solutions that work well together.
Microsoft issued an advisory regarding Windows Hello for Business (WHfB) and its implementation within Active Directory, as public keys remain accessible even when the device is removed from Active Directory.
Anyone who has been following security trends in recent years cannot fail to have noticed the preponderance of data breaches which have stemmed from unsecured Amazon S3 buckets.
The whole concept of “enterprise” has changed dramatically in recent years. With ever-growing ecosystems of connected partners, suppliers, customers, and other third parties, companies have opened up new opportunities for business growth.
Implementation of the California Consumer Privacy Act of 2018 (CCPA) is fast approaching, and based on a recent report the news is not great as far as organizations’ progress in complying with the new rules as well as other data privacy regulations.
While there’s been a lull in 2019, the data breach and regulatory-related fines from the Department of Health and Human Services do keep piling up.
- Bitdefender announces the general availability release of GravityZone Sandbox Analyzer On-Premises
- Automates suspicious file submission from standard ICAP clients including web, email, and cloud gateways
- Improves targeted attack detection through Golden Image management and parallel sample detonation
The increasing instances of data breaches and cyber-attacks on critical business infrastructure are driving European organizations to invest more in cybersecurity solutions and focus more on network security, according to a new report.
The holiday season is kicking into full gear, and so is the annual holiday cybercrime surge. As gift givers scour the web to seek out the best deals, cybercrooks put in extra work to profit off of the holiday shopping frenzy.