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Half of UK companies increased cloud security spending in the past year

Feb 22 by Razvan Muresan

Cloud security spending increased for 49 percent of UK companies in the past year, while the IT security budget for other security activities remained the same, according to a Bitdefender survey of 153 IT decision makers in the United Kingdom in companies with more than 1,000 PCs.

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Three in four US CISOs in companies that suffered a breach don’t know how they were hacked

Feb 20 by Razvan Muresan

Some 34 percent of companies were breached in the past 12 months, while 74 percent of IT decision makers don’t know how their company was breached, according to a Bitdefender survey of 250 IT decision makers in the United States in companies with more than 1,000 PCs.

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Two-thirds of US companies would pay to avoid public shaming scandals after a breach

Feb 16 by Razvan Muresan

Some 66% of companies would pay an average of $124k to avoid public shaming scandals following a security breach, according to a Bitdefender survey of 250 IT decision makers in the United States in companies with more than 1,000 PCs.

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Bitdefender’s Business Insights wins Best Corporate Security Blog award

Feb 16 by Razvan Muresan

We are pleased to inform you that Business Insights, which has drawn much inspiration from readers like you over the past year, has won the Best Corporate Security blog award at this year’s RSA Conference in San Francisco!

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65% of IT professionals feel Shadow IT is compromising cloud security

Feb 14 by Graham Cluley

Has your company embraced the cloud?

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Boards focus on cyber-risk regularly, but only 1 in 7 have deep security knowledge

Feb 13 by Razvan Muresan

Nearly 90 percent of directors at public companies say their board discusses cyber-risk regularly, yet only 14 percent of boards have in-depth knowledge of cyber-risks, according to a survey by the National Association of Corporate Directors (NACD), cited by Internal Auditor.

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Kicking off RSA Conference 2017 With DevOps and Cloud Security

Feb 10 by George V. Hulme

Last year was a record year when it came to attendance for the RSA Conference. More than 40,000 attendees arrived at the Moscone Center to learn about and discuss the latest in cybersecurity trends ranging from cybersecurity big data analytics, application security, to forensics and incident response and everything in-between.

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Fight Back against Advanced Persistent Threats with Bitdefender Hypervisor Introspection, Showcased at RSA 2017

Feb 09 by Liviu Arsene

This year’s leading security conference, RSA, takes place February 13-17 in San Francisco, California, where the world’s best security researchers will present the findings of their latest research against cybercrime.

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Half of CIOs have no idea of the financial damage of cyberattacks

Feb 06 by Razvan Muresan

Eighty nine percent of organizations do not evaluate the financial impact of every significant breach and, of those that have suffered a cyber incident in the last year, nearly half have no idea what the financial damage is or could be, according to research by EY.

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Beware of Fake News - From a Cybersecurity Standpoint

Feb 02 by Bogdan Botezatu

Fake news has been in the headlines a lot lately, after becoming a major topic of discussion during the recent U.S. presidential election. What many people might not realize—and what IT and security executives need to think about—is the security implications of fake news sites.

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Pay Up or Locked Out: Ransomware Targeting Hospitality Industry

Jan 31 by George V. Hulme

It turns out that story about guests being locked out of, and locked into, their hotel rooms in a four-star hotel in Austria aren’t exactly accurate. According to this story in The Verge, Don’t believe the story about hackers locking guests in their rooms at a luxury hotel while what happened is still very interesting, and of concern to any traveler, what was reported wasn’t entirely accurate.

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Bitdefender’s Business Insights nominated at the 2017 Security Blogger Awards – Cast your vote!

Dear reader: if we had the chance, we would definitely name you the Best Corporate Security Blog Reader out there.

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