Dyn Research-Only 4 Out Of 10 UK Organisations Currently Monitoring Their Network Activity

Dyn, the internet performance management company, today publish new findings into the impact internet disruptions have on UK organisations, as well as revealing how prepared UK businesses are in mitigating the risks these disruptions pose. Read more about the new survey by Dyn Research which reveals that four out of ten companies in United Kingdom […]

Number of U.S. healthcare data breaches almost doubles in 2016

Health care organizations in the United States lost far fewer patient records in 2016 due to cyberattacks, compared to the year before, but suffered through almost twice as many data breaches during the year. Read about the new report by Protenus which reveals that the health care industry averaged more than one data breach per day in […]

Worldwide IT spending to reach $3.5 trillion in 2017

Worldwide IT spending is projected to total $3.5 trillion in 2017, a 2.7 percent increase from 2016, according to Gartner. However, this growth rate is down from earlier projections of 3 percent. Read about the new Gartner report which reveals that worldwide IT spending will reach $3.5 trillion in 2017 on Help Net Security.

Healthcare Industry Saw 63% More Cyberattacks In 2016

A lot of exciting reports come out during this time of the year, even though the news is not always positive. The latest cyber attack report shows how the number of attacks against the healthcare industry has increased by 63% in 2016–a troublesome finding which may only grow worse as time progresses. Read more about […]

Worldwide IT spending to grow 2.7 per cent this year

Gartner has tweaked its IT spending predictions for 2017, and now says the three per cent increase in spending is not exactly realistic. It’s going to be less – 2.7 per cent to be exact, which is still a positive prognosis, keeping in mind we’re talking about growth. Read more about the new report by […]

Ransomware, DDoS now top threats as hackers look for big paydays

Hackers attacking business systems are most likely looking for a big payout — not trying to make a political point or steal secrets. Attempts to extort a ransom — either by threatening or carrying out a distributed denial of service (DDos) attack, or by infecting PCs with ransomware — is the most common motivation behind digital […]

Employee burnout: The biggest workplace challenge in 2017

The biggest threat to building an engaged workforce in 2017 is employee burnout. A new study by Kronos and Future Workplace found 95 percent of human resource leaders admit employee burnout is sabotaging workforce retention, yet there is no obvious solution on the horizon. Read about the new survey by Kronos and Future Workplace which […]

69 Percent of Companies Have Suffered Data Loss Due to Employee Turnover

According to the results of a recent Osterman Research survey of 187 IT and/or HR decision makers, fully 69 percent of respondents have suffered significant data loss resulting from employees who left. Read about the new survey by Osterman Research which reveals that as many as 69 respondent companies have suffered a data loss due […]

74 Percent of Organizations Using Two-Factor Authentication Face User Complaints

A recent SecureAuth survey of 300 cyber security professionals or IT decision makers found that 74 percent of respondents who use two-factor authentication (2FA) said they receive complaints about 2FA from their users — and 9 percent say they simply “hate it.” Read more about the new survey by SecurAuth which reveals that as many […]

Healthcare organizations lag in digital marketing for cybersecurity strategies, study finds

Hospital executives are investigating new marketing automation channels, such as real-time computer buying, geo-fencing, text messaging and dark posts on social media, according to a new study. Read more about the new “The State of Digital Marketing in Healthcare in 2017” survey which reveals that healthcare firms are far behind in deploying modern tools they […]