Small Companies, Big Security Concerns

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Many people might tend to associate security breaches and malware attacks with large enterprises. After all, the attacks that grab the big headlines generally occur against global companies or large governmental organizations ... Read More

Join us at .NEXT London to discuss survival in HCI

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“Survival” is usually associated with stoically pushing on through harsh conditions, symbolized by people like this year’s Nutanix .NEXT keynote speakers -- Bear Grylls and Jane Goodall. But, as technology weaves ever more tightly into our daily lives to support mobility and improve life quality, the term “survival” is also ... Read More

Almost Half of Organizations Have No Security Operation Center, Hindering Detection of Advanced Threats

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Even though Security Operation Centers (SOCs) are increasingly common, some 48 percent of organizations don’t have one, a recent survey shows. This creates many security challenges, such as: slower identification of intrusions, ad-hoc or no processes following a security breach, inability to efficiently protect the most valuable assets from advanced ... Read More

Is Your Organization Cyber Security Ready?

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The more “cyber security ready” a business becomes, the better its overall business outcomes. Unfortunately, many organizations worldwide are not cyber security-ready ... Read More
Failure to Detect a Breach May Wreak Havoc in Corporate IT Infrastructures, CISOs Say

Failure to Detect a Breach May Wreak Havoc in Corporate IT Infrastructures, CISOs Say

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Failure to detect an advanced cyberattack or a targeted threat as soon as it occurs may lead to full infrastructure compromise, irreversible data loss, and financial repercussions from which some companies may never recover, according to a Bitdefender survey of 1,050 CISOs in the US and Europe ... Read More

Ransomware Might Not be as Prevalent, but Organizations Still Need to Be as Vigilant as Possible in Building Defenses

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How big a problem is ransomware for organizations, and is it getting worse? That depends on who’s providing the information about this cyber threat—although experts seem to agree that organizations need to continue taking ransomware seriously ... Read More

Machine Learning Helps IT and Security Leaders Stay Ahead of Cyber Threats

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Cyber security executives are always looking for ways to keep a step ahead of the bad actors and the latest threats. Emerging technologies such as machine learning (ML) are providing a way to do that, and some IT and security leaders have begun taking advantage of tools that leverage these ... Read More

How Meaningless EDR Can Actually Hinder a Company’s Security Posture

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Companies that use an EDR solution have acknowledged that a cyberattack can occur at any time, and traditional protection platforms can only address 99% of the threats in the wild. EDR tools focus on the last 1% of threats, allowing for much greater fidelity in incident investigations ... Read More

40% of Managers Say Boards Should Oversee Cybersecurity, Survey Shows

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Four in 10 executives surveyed by The Economist Intelligence Unit say the board of directors should oversee cybersecurity policies, while 24% back creation of a specialized cyber committee ... Read More

Mishandling Cyber Risk Management is Risky Business

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It looks like a lot of enterprises need to get their acts together when it comes to managing risk, and particularly the risk associated with cyber security threats and vulnerabilities ... Read More
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