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How Cyber-criminals Infiltrate the Enterprise

A new study reveals that cyber-criminals targeted five out of six large companies in 2014, a 40% increase since 2013. Hackers are also using deceptive new tactics to infiltrate corporate networks, hijacking infrastructures and turning them on enterprises to evade detection, according to Read More »

Why IT Struggles to Meet Department Goals

Very few IT professionals believe their department is meeting goals on a consistent basis, much less exceeding them, according to a Read More »

10 Ways to Take Control of SaaS Apps and Shadow IT

The use of SaaS applications is growing globally, as SaaS increases business agility. Cloud-based services are booming in the enterprise and they can be spun up on the fly by an employee with a credit card without involvement from IT or the corporate bureaucracy. Consequently, regulating cloud app use has become a challenge for IT departments, which must adopt measures to discover, monitor... Read More »

When DDoS Attacks Threaten Business Opportunities

Businesses that are targeted in DDoS attacks also lose business opportunities and endure damage to their reputations, according to a new survey. Among the most common cyber-weapons, DDoS attacks cause loss of contracts and operations that generate guaranteed income and jeopardize brands, according... Read More »

CIOs Are Concerned Over Employees’ Cloud Misuse

The dominant cloud security concerns for IT leaders are misuse of employee credentials and improper access to control, not malware and hacking, according to a new report. The first two are at the top list for IT executives and managers in enterprise despite the many breaches of 2014. The No. 1 way... Read More »

Understanding Enterprise Security Management

ESM pertains to risks that affect the core business of an organization, and includes failed software processes, human error and external security threats.

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Getting Everyone on Board to Battle Security Risks

Although internal auditors admit that much work remains to meet cyber-security and data privacy standards, results are significantly better for organizations whose boards of directors are highly engaged with security risks. So says a new report by consulting firm Protiviti, "From Cybersecurity to Collaboration: Assessing the Top... Read More »

Workers Routinely Dodge Security Policies

A new study finds significant security risk occurring in the enterprise, with one-fifth of employees violating their company's compliance and security policies simply to get their jobs done. According to DataMotion's Read More »

Is Your Company a Security Leader or Laggard?

Over the last few years, cyber-security has emerged as a central challenge for organizations large and small. And while there's no shortage of news stories and analyst reports chronicling the severity of the risk and the complexities of addressing it, there has generally been little attention devoted to how to effectively execute on the task. A new report from Accenture in conjunction with... Read More »

Cyber-Security Remains a Top Concern in the C-Suite

Board members and C-suite executives rank cyber-security No. 3 among the 10 top risks facing organizations today, according to a new survey. Although encouraged by signs of an improving business climate in most industries, as evidenced by strong equity markets and lower unemployment rates, for example, they recognize that they operate in a risky world because of recent data breaches... Read More »

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