- An overwhelming majority of business and technology executives worldwide plan to shift their cyber security strategies due to the pandemic, according to a new study.
- One of the most prominent trends has been an accelerated push to digital transformation, and this has had a big impact on cyber security.
- The role of the CISO has never been more critical to organizations’ survival and growth.
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- Cyber criminals are changing their tactics to take advantage of emerging vulnerabilities, according to a new report.
- Five key factors are influencing the cyber threat landscape.
- By taking certain steps, organizations can build a more security and agile environment.
- Fewer organizations are taking steps to mitigate cyber security risks compared with a year ago, even though the level of concern about threats has increased during the pandemic, according to a survey of business leaders.
- Nearly one quarter of the respondents said their company had been a victim of a cyber event.
- Cyber security concerns appear to be driven by the impact of the pandemic on businesses’ operations and workforces.
- Enterprises should consider taking certain steps to help reduce risk during a time of ongoing uncertainty and remote workforces.
- The need for strong data governance has become a focal point for many organizations in recent years
- The coronavirus pandemic and resulting move to a work-from-home model has forced IT executives to reimagine data governance plans, according to a recent report
- A majority of IT executives said employees are not doing enough to safeguard sensitive data
- Organizations are taking steps to enhance content management and data governance
- The use of artificial intelligence (AI) technology for cyber security is on the rise, according to recent research
- Cloud-based AI security products are expected to grow quickly
- Organizations are adopting AI-based tools to identify threats, reduce response time, and improve techniques to find issues that require immediate action
- The cyber security skills gap continues to get worse, according to the latest research
- Among the top ramifications for cyber security teams are an increasing workload, unfilled jobs, and an inability to learn or use cyber security technologies to their full potential
- Security and business executives need to work together to address the issue more effectively
- Data privacy, particularly for personally identifiable information, has become more important for consumers.
- Many consumers do not trust how companies are using their data.
- Businesses need to take steps to ensure optimum data security and privacy.
- More organizations are moving applications and data to the cloud, driven in part by changing work environment caused by the pandemic
- Ensuring data security is a key challenge in taking full advantage of public cloud resources
This year has seen a few dramatic trends that directly affect IT, in large part results of the global health crisis: the massive shift to a work-from-home model, a significant increase in e-commerce activity, and a big jump in the use of videoconferencing and other collaborative tools—to name a few.
The coronavirus pandemic has created a number of new cyber security threats and vulnerabilities, not the least of which is the need to support a massive shift to remote work. The worldwide health crisis has presented hackers and other cyber criminals with opportunities to take advantage of the upheaval in business.
The coronavirus pandemic has presented a “once-in-a-lifetime opportunity for hackers and online scammers,” according to a new report from the Information Systems Security Association (ISSA), a community of international cyber security professionals, and independent industry analyst firm Enterprise Strategy Group (ESG).
Cyber security and data loss prevention dominate the daily concerns of local and county government technology leaders, according to a survey report by the Computing Technology Industry Association (CompTIA) and the Public Technology Institute (PTI).
A patchwork of tools, the presence of misconfigured services, and confusion around data security ownership in the cloud has created a crisis of confidence among IT security professionals that will only be fixed by organizations making security part of their business culture.