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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:

Executives Bypass Security Protocols for Fear IT Admins Might Peek into Their Private Lives

May 29 by Filip Truta

A point of tension between business leaders and IT departments is exposing organizations to security risks. New research shows that executives are pressuring IT administrators to ease off on security protocols when it comes to their devices, fearful that they might expose their personal lives but also because they find obeying security standards a hassle.

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Downtime Costs up to $50,000 per Hour for SMBs Struggling with Cybersecurity, New Research Shows

May 20 by Filip Truta

Software failure and security issues are the most common causes of costly downtime for small and medium-sized businesses (SMBs), and nearly a quarter of SMBs say they have gone offline in the past year.

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Infosec Professionals Are More Worried About Corporate Security than Their Own Home Security

May 18 by Filip Truta

New research indicates that infosec professionals are more concerned about their employers’ security than the security of their own home, with the vast majority saying recent data breaches in the business sector have increased their organization’s focus on securing data.

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Cybersecurity Incidents Up 23% after COVID-19 Forced Businesses to Switch to Remote Work

Apr 30 by Filip Truta

23% of infosec professionals say that cybersecurity incidents experienced by their organization have increased since transitioning to remote work. At the same time, almost half say they have been taken off some or all of their typical security duties to assist with other IT-related tasks.

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Businesses Are Increasingly Considering Paying Ransomware Attackers

Apr 24 by Filip Truta

Ransomware attacks are more common than previously thought in the small and medium business (SMB) community, with 46% of SMBs reporting falling victim to the data-crippling malware. 73% of those targeted have actually paid a ransom, new research shows.

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Surge in Remote Working Highlights Growing Need for Network Traffic Analytics

Apr 21 by Filip Truta

As bad actors ramp up phishing campaigns against remote workers, Chief Information Officers (CIOs) across the globe are finding that their employees are using previously undiscovered computing devices daily or weekly.

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Misconfiguration Remains the #1 Cause of Data Breaches in the Cloud

Apr 16 by Filip Truta

In a bid to stem the spread of COVID-19 and protect their business, companies are making a major shift to remote work. But their increased reliance on cloud applications is prompting deep concern among many IT and cloud professionals about the security of their environments.

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More than Half of Enterprises Are Not Equipped to Operate in the Cloud Securely, Study Shows

Apr 15 by Filip Truta

Most enterprises believe embracing the public cloud is critical to innovation, but few are equipped to operate in the cloud securely, according to a new report.

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Remote Work in the Covid-19 Era: Cyber Risks Rise for Small Businesses as Security Budgets Dwindle

Apr 13 by Filip Truta

Business owners are concerned that remote working will lead to more cyberattacks. Ironically, though, nearly 40% of small business owners feel that economic uncertainty will prevent them from making necessary cybersecurity investments to prevent the very cyber incidents they fear.

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Amid a Major Skills Shortage, CISOs Are Turning to Security Analytics and Threat Intelligence

Apr 06 by Filip Truta

Studies focused on cybersecurity as a profession find each year that skills in the area are rare, and expensive at that. This year is no different. While IT leaders are starting to take steps to mitigate this issue, organizations worldwide remain at risk for doing too little, too late.

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Successful Ransomware Infections Surge to Record in 2020 as Victims Grow More Willing to Pay, Research Shows

Apr 03 by Filip Truta

As more and more ransomware victims recover their data by paying up, the extortion payments made to ruthless cybercrooks are motivating the ransomware industry, new research suggests.

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4 Million Passwords Tied to Fortune 1000 Companies Are Available on the Dark Web, Research Shows

Mar 26 by Filip Truta

A snapshot of the breach exposure of major enterprises has revealed 23 million pairs of credentials containing Fortune 1000 corporate email addresses and plaintext passwords.

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