A few cybersecurity predictions for 2018

Over the past few weeks, dozens of people have reached out to Jon Oltsik, an ESG senior principal analyst and the founder of the firm’s cybersecurity service, with their cybersecurity predictions for 2018. Some prophecies are fairly obvious (ransomware will continue in 2018), while at the other extreme, some people are pushing doomsday forecasts aimed […]

Fight against financial crime requires both artificial and human intelligence

Today’s criminals have an ideal playing field called the internet. As technology continues to advance, so too does crime, with criminals using the latest tools to commit a wide array of offences. Some even say criminals are the early adopters of new technology. The one thing that hasn’t changed is the criminal’s acumen and dexterity when […]

Redefining perimeter network security: The future is a hybrid

The idea of perimeter defense is as old as servers themselves — say the word and it conjures up images of ENIAC-sized machines buzzing in locked rooms, firewalls separating them from the outside world. Unless you work for the CIA, that’s likely not your reality. Instead, the data you secure lives in the cloud, flowing […]

Who’s really responsible for cloud security?

Read Colby Proffitt’s article about who should be responsible for cloud security on GCN : It’s been seven years since the Office of Management and Budget mandated that federal agencies adopt a cloud-first policy, yet it’s no surprise this major change is still a work in progress. While the cloud brings benefits, security remains a […]

Can the cloud cure IoT security problems?

Read Gur Shatz’s article about how cloud services can be used for Internet of Things security on Tech Target : The cloud has made deploying servers easy and taken much of the complexity out of application delivery. Now, it will face its next challenge: rescuing the internet of things from itself. Read his full article here.

Big Questions to Ask About Security in the Cloud

Read about the questions every business should ask about cloud security according to Srivats Ramaswami on Infosec Magazine : Manufacturers deal with sensitive data every day: test and quality data, warranty information, device history records, and especially the engineering specifications for a product are highly confidential. Read his full article here.

A closer look at hybrid cloud security challenges

Most enterprises face major challenges when managing security across their hybrid enterprise networks both during and after cloud migrations, according to AlgoSec. Read about the new report by AlgoSec which reveals that majority of companies have significant concerns about cyberattacks and breaches in hybrid cloud environments on Help Net Security.

A lack of cloud skills could cost companies money

A poll from Europe finds two in three IT decision makers say their organization is losing out on revenue because their firm lacks specific cloud expertise. The report, compiled by cloud hosting provider Rackspace and the London School of Economics, polled 950 IT decision makers and 950 IT pros. Read more about the new report compiled […]

One-Third of Businesses Can’t Keep Up with Cloud Security

The growth of cloud and container environments is causing major problems for one-third of organizations who report they cannot keep up with changes in customers’ security and compliance requirements. Read about the new Threat Stack and the Enterprise Strategy Group’s “Cloud Security Report 2017: Security at Speed and Scale” report which reveals 57% of 167 respondents […]

GDPR has businesses worried about cloud services

More than nine in ten (93 per cent) of companies worry about storing their data in the cloud, once GDPR kicks in, new research has claimed. A report from cloud solutions provider Calligo polling 500 IT decision-makers in companies with more than 100 employees, found than 91 per cent of respondents worry how the new rules […]