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Business Insights In Virtualization and Cloud Security
Business insights into security for virtualization and cloud environments, from Bitdefender Enterprise

Shadow IT Running Rampant in Many Organizations despite Security Risks

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Most IT decision makers agree cybersecurity is the nut to crack in 2019 and beyond, but IT departments are surprisingly permissive with risky internal practices like shadow IT ...
43% of Enterprises Not Ready to Say Goodbye to Windows 7

43% of Enterprises Not Ready to Say Goodbye to Windows 7

2020 will bring the end of Windows 7, following Microsoft’s announcement that it will no longer offer support and updates for the operating system starting January 14, 2020. But companies appear to ...

Average Cost of a Cyberattack Now Exceeds $1 Million, Research Shows

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The cost of attack mitigation is ascending, and so it the number of organizations under attack. Between 2018 and 2019, most organizations have experienced some type of attack, and only 7% have ...
Security is a Critical Factor in Determining where Enterprises Will Run Their Application

Security is a Critical Factor in Determining where Enterprises Will Run Their Application

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Some 71% of CISOs rank data security and compliance as the most important factor when choosing where to put their application workloads, according to a recent survey by Nutanix ...

Many Companies Lack CISOs amid Steeper Compliance Demands

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Does your business include cyber and privacy management in digital transformation "fully from the start"? Are you comfortable with your reporting on metrics for cyber and privacy risk management? These are among ...

Container Security Incidents to Rise in 2019 as Companies Knowingly Deploy Vulnerable Containers

The popularity of container technology has grown fast in software engineering, but 60 percent of organizations suffered at least one container-related security incident in 2018, mostly caused by the advancement of DevOps ...

Hybrid Clouds Bring New Complexities—and Security Risks

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Building a hybrid cloud environment can provide a host of benefits for organizations, including a level of flexibility and agility not possible with a traditional on-premise data center infrastructure. But it can ...

“Make No Mistake, American Companies Are Squarely in the Cross-Hairs of Well-Financed Nation-State Actors,” U.S. Counter-Spy Center Says

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To enhance private sector awareness, the U.S. government is highlighting the biggest threats faced by American companies from enemy states ...

NIST Releases Guide to Better Manage Privileged Accounts

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Privileged accounts are those accounts you most definitely never want to lose control over. These accounts include what used to be commonly called “superuser” accounts, those accounts that provide the highest level ...

Healthcare Continues to Be Prime Target for Cyber Attacks

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Few industries today are faced with as many cyber security threats as the healthcare sector. Patient data is among the most sensitive information in the digital ecosystem, and cyber criminals are often ...
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