Data Helps Businesses Decide Where To Spend Cybersecurity Dollars

Read Don Bradley’s article about how data analytics helps businesses optimize their cyber security budget on Forbes : Around the world, cybersecurity teams have plenty to do — but they lack the money to do it. Ironically, when they are funded, they often don’t know how to spend it effectively. Analytics might help. Read his […]

Despite increased budgets cyberattacks are getting costlier: Survey

Cybersecurity remains top of mind with three quarters of security leaders are more concerned about cybersecurity threats now than they were in 2016, according to the 2017 U.S. State of Cybercrime survey. Read about the 2017 U.S. State of Cybercrime survey which reveals that thirty-five percent of top security executives report to the CEO, and 50 […]

Money Talks: Speaking the Language of Money to Boost Security Awareness Among CEOs

Read why David Strom says that speaking about money is important to boost security awareness among CEO’s on Security Intelligence : Security weaknesses often start at the top of organizations. According to Code42’s “CTRL-Z Study 2017,” 75 percent of CEOs and more than half of other top executives admitted that they use applications that are […]

How small businesses should invest in cyber security

Read  Joe Whitwell’s article about small and medium businesses should invest in cyber security on Telegraph : The deluge of cyber-attack stories in the news is becoming commonplace. Recorded cyber crime cost the UK economy £10.9bn in 2015/16; and unreported crime could cost magnitudes more. For small businesses alone, the average cost per attack is […]

How hospitals can shore up cybersecurity on a ‘skinny’ budget

Read Jessica Davis explain how healthcare firms can shore up their cyber security which shoestring budget on Healthcare IT News : Hospital infosec pros are battling a rise in increasingly sophisticated hacker and cyber attacks while simultaneously struggling amid a security staffing crisis. And if that scenario wasn’t hard enough, many are also operating on […]

Businesses Spending More Than Ever On Cyber Security: Study

Enterprise network teams are expending more time and resources than ever before to battle security threats reveals a study by networking solutions provider, Viavi Solutions. “Not only are they faced with a growing number of attacks, but hackers are becoming increasingly sophisticated in their methods and malware,” said Douglas Roberts, Vice President and General Manager, Enterprise […]

Study: Cybersecurity Budgets, Staff Growing, but Many Organizations Still Lagging

Cybersecurity budgets are growing and healthcare organizations are allocating more employees to IT security compared to a year ago, however, despite the progress, significant gaps remain. Read about the new study by HIMSS Analytics and Symantec which reveals that despite increased cyber security spending and employing staff, many healthcare organisations are lagging in cyber security on […]

Businesses increasing their cybersecurity budgets, but spend it in the wrong places

Businesses are spending more than ever on cybersecurity, but there’s still confusion about what to spend it on. Security spending as a whole is up, says a new report by Thales e-security, with 73 percent of organisations expecting their cybersecurity budget to increase over the next 12 months, a figure which in itself is a jump […]

Security budgets shifting from prevention to detection

According to industry estimates, enterprises have historically spent more than 75% of their infosec technology budgets on preventative technologies. According to a new survey conducted by Anderson Research, the portion of security budgets targeted for detection solutions increased substantially over 2015. Read about the new report by Anderson Research which reveals that company security budgets […]

How Much Do You Spend on Cybersecurity…and on What?

Read Joseph J. Lazzarotti on how companies spend on cyber security on National Law Review : Fortune.com reported that according to an International Data Corporation (IDC) forecast, by 2020, spending on security-related hardware, software, and services will eclipse $100 billion. However, consulting company NTT Com Security recently surveyed 1,000 executives and found only about half of […]