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What’s Next for Cybersecurity in 2018?

What’s Next for Cybersecurity in 2018?  By Dwight Davis Is it possible to anticipate what the coming year will bring us – pro and con – on the cybersecurity front? Making precise predictions about one of the most dynamic sectors...

12/01/17

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Yes, There's a Cybersecurity Skills Shortage

Yes, There's a Cybersecurity Skills Shortage By Charles Cooper When U.S. News and World Report reviewed the 10 best technology jobs for 2017, a career in information security analysis ranked seventh on its list. For good reason:...

11/27/17

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5 Fundamentals in Cyber Risk Management

5 Fundamentals in Cyber Risk Management By Charles Cooper When it comes to cybersecurity, organizations face a future in which it’s best to prepare for worst-case scenarios. As the number of cyberbreaches top previous records,...

11/16/17

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Fine-Tune Your CyberSecurity Budget for the Changing Threat Landscape

Fine-Tune Your CyberSecurity Budget for the Changing Threat Landscape By Paul Gillin It’s the middle of the intense fourth-quarter budgeting season, and CIOs are confronting the same cybersecurity questions that vex them every...

11/09/17

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3 Tips to Reduce Cybersecurity Gaps

3 Tips to Reduce Cybersecurity Gaps By Carin Hughes Cybercriminals’ successes are escalating. Whether it’s mining new vulnerabilities or exploiting twists on tried-and-true tactics, bad actors are negatively impacting business...

11/03/17

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Cybersecurity Budgets Across the Globe

Cybersecurity Budgets Across the Globe By Dwight Davis According to a recent AT&T-sponsored survey, the type and amount of your cybersecurity investments may be significantly influenced by the region in which your organization...

11/02/17

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Where Emerging Cybersecurity Technology Fits in Your Business

Where Emerging Cybersecurity Technology Fits in Your Business    By Charles Cooper As 2017 enters the final stretch, security professionals still find themselves locked in a furious battle with hackers. Some 80 percent of the IT...

10/31/17

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Do Dangerous Gaps Exist in Your Cybersecurity Investments?

Do Dangerous Gaps Exist in Your Cybersecurity Investments? By Dwight Davis Are there any companies today that don’t take cyberthreats seriously? Maybe a handful, but they are outliers in a world in which cybersecurity has become a...

10/26/17

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What is the Cost of a Breach?

What is the Cost of a Breach? By Charles Cooper The odds that your organization will suffer a data breach are not just higher than ever. They are more expensive than ever. A recent report from Kaspersky Lab and B2B International,...

10/24/17

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Why a risk assessment should be in your future

Why a risk assessment should be in your future By Charles Cooper Companies that put cyber risk assessments on the backburner will quickly find themselves enmeshed in controversy if their controls are found to be inadequate, or...

10/19/17

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Cyberinsurance shifts to the mainstream

Cyberinsurance shifts to the mainstream By Paul Gillin With cyberattacks growing more common and ferocious, now is a good time to look into cyberinsurance. Be prepared to ask a lot of questions before making a decision. The market...

10/17/17

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Latest trends in securing employee identity

By Charles Cooper Latest trends in securing employee identity In early September, Equifax suffered a massive data breach affecting private information of more than 140 million people. Soon after, the company suffered a second...

10/12/17

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Awareness training is key to reducing security risk

Awareness training is key to reducing security risk By Charles Cooper Human error continues to confound the best efforts of security executives. No matter how much money gets spent on firewalls, intrusion detection software and...

10/10/17

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How Overconfidence Can Lead to Lax Cybersecurity

How Overconfidence Can Lead to Lax Cybersecurity By Dwight Davis Do you have confidence that your in-house security personnel has the knowledge, experience and technology to defend against cyberattacks? If so, there’s a chance...

10/05/17

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Leaderships’ evolving role in cybersecurity

Leaderships’ evolving role in cybersecurity By Paul Gillin As the volume and severity of computer crime has grown, one group has stayed somewhat quiet about the issue: CEOs. Cybersecurity is a difficult topic for many...

10/03/17

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Ransomware: Too Profitable to Go Away

Ransomware: Too Profitable to Go Away By Charles Cooper If enterprises needed another reminder to protect themselves against ransomware, this spring’s WannaCry outbreak ought to have served as their proverbial wake-up call....

09/28/17

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Navigating Today’s Threat Landscape

Navigating Today’s Threat Landscape By Charles Cooper The exact tally won’t be known for several more months but preliminary reports and anecdotal evidence suggest that the number of cyberattacks this year may well surpass 2016....

09/22/17

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Three steps to an effective cloud security strategy

Three steps to an effective cloud security strategy By Charles Cooper Deploying to the cloud without a plan or an overall approach could leave you worse off than if you had simply stayed with the — increasingly antiquated —...

09/07/17

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Recycled cyberattacks: Protect against the knowns

By Charles Cooper Cybercriminals don’t always need to reinvent the wheel. You might assume that most cyberattacks feature new malware strains. After all, the seesaw battle between attackers and defenders should favor the more...

09/07/17

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Is a mobile-first strategy in your future?

Companies are scrambling to accommodate the fast-growing number of employees demanding to use their personal devices to access work files for their jobs — regardless of location or time zone. But as mobility becomes an integral...

08/28/17

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