10 top security trends for 2019

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Cybersecurity is getting complicated. The same digital transformations that are delivering useful and productive innovations to many organizations also are helping cyber criminals get smarter — and grow more dangerous. To help you protect your organization, here are our top 10 cybersecurity trends for 2019. Information security and operational risk converge: Organizations can no longer […]

Healthcare survey finds abundance of medical device security overconfidence

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When facing a determined adversary, it’s one thing to be confident, it’s quite another to be overconfident. But that’s what a new survey of healthcare IT professionals and biomedical engineers found: an overabundance of confidence when it comes to connected medical device security. According to the 2018 Zingbox Second Annual Connected Medical Device Survey, respondents believe […]

The case for the business benefits behind biometrics is growing

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For roughly 20 years now surveys of enterprises and my own reporting have shown the use of biometric authentication to be a niche market. While enterprises have known certain levels of access should have some form of second factor authentication, multi-factor authentication didn’t really catch on beyond a few use cases, such as for privileged […]

La nube sigue asutando a muchas empresas, según Gartner

A pesar de su largo recorrido en la empresa y su rol de oportunidad novedosa, muchas empresas aún ven el cloud computing como un riesgo emergente, según recoge un informe reciente de Gartner.  En concreto, más de 100 responsables de seguridad, riesgos, auditoría y finanzas en organizaciones de todo el mundo consultados por la firma […]

Gartner says cloud remains top emerging enterprise risk

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Despite having made great inroads into organizations and representing what Gartner calls novel opportunities, enterprises still view cloud computing as an emerging risk, according to Gartner’s latest quarterly Emerging Risks Report. The 110 senior executives in risk, audit, finance, and compliance at large global organizations that were queried for the report, identified cloud computing as the […]

Analysts forecast global cybersecurity spending slowdown next year

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While not an absolute slowdown in the growth of security spending, the market analyst firm Gartner does expect the rate of growth in enterprise information security spending to cool in the near future. According to a news release issued last week, the firm estimates worldwide spending on information security products and services will reach more […]

DDoS attacks grow more popular, targeted

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A new State of the Internet/Security: Web Attack report finds the number of distributed denial of service attacks to be growing, already up 16 percent over all of last year. The report also found that Russia and China are initiating the most credential-based attacks against the hospitality industry. The report proved records are made to be […]

Four ways security teams sabotage their own efforts

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There are many reasons why enterprise security teams struggle to succeed in better managing the risks positioned against their data and business-technology systems. Sometimes these obstacles come from elsewhere within the organization, and sometimes they are self-created. At times it’s a lack of serious executive leadership and understanding behind internal cybersecurity efforts. The security program […]

How healthcare organizations should address their evolving security challenges

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by George Mathew, MD, MBA and Rikin Patel Security threats affect all industries, but few are more vulnerable than healthcare, which is now a lucrative target for hackers. In 2017, the Office of Civil Rights in the Department of Health and Human Services reported that 358 healthcare providers suffered a breach of 500+ records, affecting […]

10 predizioni di sicurezza per 2018

La cybersecurity non si sta semplificando. I criminali sono ogni volta più sofisticati. I danni sono sempre peggiori. E gli attacchi stanno diventando più comuni. Nonostante ciò, tanti leader IT e di sicurezza informatica hanno ancora un atteggiamento reattivo. Si tratta di un errore molto serio, perché ora è il momento di essere proattivo. Questi […]