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Author: Filip Truta

Filip is an experienced writer with over a decade of practice in the technology realm. He has covered a wide range of topics in such industries as gaming, software, hardware and cyber-security, and has worked in various B2B and B2C marketing roles. Filip currently serves as Information Security Analyst with Bitdefender.

All about Virtualization and Cloud Security | Recent Articles:

Four in Ten Organizations Suffered a Breach Due to Unpatched Vulnerabilities in the Past Two Years

Aug 19 by Filip Truta

The most dangerous security flaws continue to expose valuable assets as a result of chasing down vulnerabilities that pose minimal risks, according to 60% of IT security professionals. Four in ten admitted to suffering a breach because of unpatched flaws in their systems.

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Security Automation Cuts Breach Costs in Half, New Research Shows

Aug 04 by Filip Truta

A growing divide in breach costs separates businesses that implement advanced security technologies from laggards, according to a new report.

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Compromised Employee Accounts Inflicted the Costliest Data Breaches Over the Past Year

Jul 31 by Filip Truta

A global study on the financial impact of data breaches revealed this week that cyber incidents cost companies $3.86 million per breach on average, and that compromised employee accounts were the most expensive root cause.

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92% of Security Teams Lack the Tools Needed to Close Security Gaps, Research Shows

Jul 30 by Filip Truta

A global survey of IT professionals reveals that the vast majority of organizations lack tools to detect known security threats and close existing security gaps. More than half of IT pros indicated their security program lacks proper executive support.

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CISOs Who Close Critical Skills Gaps Stand the Best Chance of Minimizing the Impact of Cyberattacks

Jul 28 by Filip Truta

CISOs who reduce or close their critical IT departments’ skills gaps have the highest probability of minimizing the business impact of cyberattacks – even when budgets and staffing are constrained, according to a SANS Institute study.

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Poor Privacy Practices Sharply Boost Likelihood of a Data Breach, Study Shows

Jul 27 by Filip Truta

Companies that don’t change their perception about data protection are increasing their odds of suffering a data breach by a whopping 80% and, in the event of a breach, will face fines seven times larger than companies with the best scores, according to a new report.

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Securing the Human Layer – The First Sane Step Towards Achieving a Strong Cybersecurity Posture

Jul 22 by Filip Truta

Employees typically access 59 risky URLs per week, or 8.5 per day, according to new data. That’s more than once per hour in an eight-hour workday. Depending on their knowledge of the threat landscape, corporate employees can be as dangerous as an external cyber-attack on the company – especially if those employees are working remotely.

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92% of Businesses Give Criminals Access to Customer Data through Vulnerable JavaScript Integrations

Jul 21 by Filip Truta

Sensitive data, like personally identifiable information (PII) and credit card information, has never been more at risk, while security is becoming less effective, new research shows.

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Email Impersonation on the Rise as Workforce Grows Increasingly Distracted and Dispersed

Jul 17 by Filip Truta

Over a third of organizations are seeing email-based attacks hit their inbox daily, new data shows. IT professionals now say they need to remediate an email-based attack every day –including suspending compromised email accounts.

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One in 2 Companies Unable to Cope with Remote Work Security Risks

Jul 10 by Filip Truta

Half of infosec professionals in a recent Bitdefender study revealed that their organization doesn’t have a contingency plan in place, or didn’t know if they did, for a situation like COVID-19 or a similar scenario.

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The Key Reason Why Some Enterprises Outright Refuse to Enable BYOD

Jul 09 by Filip Truta

Most IT professionals say employees are allowed to use personal devices for work. And while the use of personal devices at work is growing rapidly, many are unprepared to balance productivity with security, new data shows.

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Businesses Now Spend a Third of Their Cybersecurity Budget on SOC

Jul 07 by Filip Truta

Organizations with a dedicated security operations center (SOC) know how much it helps combating cyber threats. 72% of IT security practitioners in organizations with a SOC categorize the unit as “essential” or “very important” to their organization’s cybersecurity strategy. However, 60% of SOC team members are considering changing careers or quitting due to stress.

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