IT Executives Balance Tech Budget between Agile & Stable Initiatives, while Security Remains an Overall Focus

CIO from IDG — the executive-level tech media brand providing insight into business technology leadership — releases the 2017 CIO Tech Poll: Economic Outlook research highlighting tech spending patterns. As digital transformation continues to fuel tech growth, this study confirms that tech executives are managing multiple modes of IT delivery (66%). Read about the new 2017 […]

CSO or CISO: Who Makes Security Policy?

Read Steve Hunt take a look at who really makes the security policy, CSO or the CISO on Security Infowatch : For decades — arguably centuries — organizations have relied on the head of physical security and safety to protect information assets and set all security policies. Today, however, many companies are turning to the […]

GDPR regulations could cost banks over €4.7bn in fines in first three years

A report from business management consultants Consult Hyperion has predicted that European FIs could face fines of up to €4.7bn ($5.2bn) in the first three years as financial services begin to adapt to the new regulations. Read how to upcoming GDPR data breach notification regime in European Union can cause banks over €4.7bn in fines […]

The Rising Business Risks of Cyberattacks and How to Stay Safe [Infographic]

Last week we saw the ousted FBI Director James Comey sensationally claim that he has “no doubt” the Russian government and hackers were behind the DNC hack to influence last year’s presidential elections. Data breaches, cybersecurity, and identity theft can be a huge burden for businesses and customers. In 2016, reported data breaches increased by 40 […]

How Marketers Cause Data Breaches

What is marketing’s role in enabling and/or preventing cyber breaches? I recently started a series that looks at the topic from a variety of viewpoints. In the following article, I interview Juliette Rizkallah, CMO of SailPoint, the leading firm in the “Identity Management” space, helping companies manage and govern the access that company employees, suppliers, […]

How To Protect Yourself From DDoS Attacks

Read Dan Wood’s article about how companies can protect themselves against DDoS attacks on Forbes : In a series of recent articles, I’ve compared a company’s need for a cybersecurity portfolio to an individual’s investment portfolio. The same rules apply to both, with the wisest strategy being a spread of investments, diversified across asset classes, […]

IoT Cybersecurity: The World of Unknown for Organizations and Nations

Read why Mayank Lau says that Internet of Things is a unknown terrain for organisations on Data Quest : Internet power to connect, communicate and remotely manage millions of networked devices is becoming pervasive. The market and nations are gung-ho about IoT phenomena globally and so does India. Read his full article here.

Lack of cyber security poses a major threat to human lives

Read why Mark Lu  says that lack of cyber security poses a major threat to human lives on The Eagle Online : Several weeks ago, a ransomware called “WannaCrypt/WannaDecript0r” hit computer systems across the world, affecting 200,000 victims in over 150 countries, according to Rob Wainwright, director of Europol. The malware encrypted patient/client data in computer systems […]

Top tips to best protect your company from cyber attacks

Read AshFranklin list top tips about how companies can protect themselves from cyber attacks on Lincolnshire Live : Bosses are being urged to make sure their firms are protected against cyber crime in the aftermath of a ransomware attack that brought the NHS to its knees. Cybercrime is quickly becoming one of the fastest growing areas of […]

Cyber attacks: Small businesses ‘particularly at risk’

Small businesses are particularly at risk from cyber attacks because they do not – or cannot – spend enough on defences and often run old software, experts have warned. A report by Juniper Research found that the average SME will spend less than $4,000 (£3,130) on cyber security this year, despite recent high-profile attacks. Read about […]