1 in 3 people don’t practise proper cybersecurity: Survey

Most people agree that everyone has a role to play in cybersecurity. Yet, many still admitted to poor cybersecurity practises such as sharing passwords with others, among other bad habits. These were some of the findings of an online survey by the Cyber Security Agency of Singapore (CSA) which was released on Wednesday. Read about the […]

One in three cybersecurity job openings go begging, survey finds

If you’re a hiring manager, you know how many resumes come flooding in every time a job is posted. That’s why the resume-screening process is now automated to keyword searches, just to help sift through the volumes of documents. Read about the new survey by ISACA which reveals that contrary to popular belief, one in […]

How to get fired in 2017: Have a security breach

There are many reasons why IT professionals can be fired, but six out of the top nine are related to security, said a survey released this morning.For example, having a tech investment that leads to a security breach was considered a fireable offense by 39 percent of organizations, according to Osterman Research, which conducted the […]

Businesses responsible for data breaches, despite consumer awareness

According to the 9,000 consumers surveyed in Australia, Benelux, France, Germany, Russia, UAE, Saudi Arabia, India, Japan, United Kingdom, and United States, 70 per cent of the responsibility for protecting and securing customer data lies with companies and only 30 per cent of the responsibility with themselves. Read about the new Gemalto survey which reveals […]

Security strategies for IoT top the CSO agenda

Nearly half of companies surveyed are investing in a security strategy for the internet of things (IoT), according to the PwC Global State of Information Security report. The report found that security strategies are becoming more nuanced and considered, with more thought going into sophisticated measures. The survey measured over 10,000 participants in 133 countries. Read […]

Consumers worry more about cybercrime than physical crime

Consumers are more worried about cybercrime than physical world crime, according to Sophos. The survey polled 1,250 consumers in the US, UK, Germany, Austria and Switzerland. Read more about the new survey by Sophos which reveals that nearly  63 percent worry about financial loss due to a computer breach on Help Net Security.

Survey Roundup: ‘Naive’ CEOs Put Firms at Cyberattack Risk

A survey of 200 chief executives by cybersecurity analytics firm RedSeal and data company 72 Point found 80% of the respondents operate with “cyber naiveté” that exposes their companies as ripe cyberattack targets. Read about the new survey by RedSeal which reveals that about 80% of the CEOs were found to be cyber naive exposing […]

The IT Security Flip: Inside More of a Concern than Outside

Every once in awhile, a survey provides insights that at first glance don’t seem out of the ordinary. They generally validate a hypothesis. That is why we were somewhat surprised when we commissioned a survey of IT security professionals working in enterprises large and small. Read about the new survey by Infosec Island which reveals […]

Do you know which data compliance standards apply to your organization?

espite the explosion in data collection among companies in every sector and the well-documented risks of cyber threats, a new Liaison Technologies survey of nearly 500 US C-level executives and senior-level managers reveals that nearly half (47%) are unsure which information security and privacy regulations apply to their organizations. Read about the new survey by […]

You’re Doing BYOD Wrong: These Numbers Prove It

Just days before National Cyber Security Awareness Month, Bitdefender carried out a study on a representative chunk of Internet users living in the United States to evaluate their attitudes and behaviors related to data security at work. Read more about the new Bitdefender study which reveals 71% of employed Americans who own personal mobile devices are […]