When it comes to advanced threat response, 42% of financial institutions say their current abilities are average. Only 35% say automation currently plays a strong role. Josh Zelonis of Palo Alto Networks and Sid Srivastava of Accenture analyze the State of Security Automation in Financial Services.
Since threats are becoming increasingly hard to find, it's crucial that your cybersecurity practice adopts a strategy focused on proactive preparedness and takes actions - in advance of an attack - that harden and reduce the threat surfaces that hackers exploit. Adam Mansour of ActZero offers tips.
As Finnish technology giant Nokia announces it is ceasing sales in Russia over the war with Ukraine, the company is facing tough questions over how it helped enable a mass surveillance program that supports President Vladimir Putin's autocratic regime.
Life comes at you fast, especially when you're a breached business such as Okta, which may have exposed customer data or otherwise put the businesses paying for your product at risk. Here's how after detecting the breach, Okta fumbled its response, and what others should learn from this experience.
The past month has been filled with action-packed virtual cybersecurity events as the enterprise community continues to deal with a myriad of cybersecurity challenges. While the topics covered were wide-ranging, ISMG analyzed two summits for common themes and shares the significant takeaways.
Michael Lines is working with ISMG to promote awareness of the need for cyber risk management. As a part of that initiative, CyberEdBoard posts draft chapters from his upcoming book, "Heuristic Risk Management: Be Aware, Get Prepared, Defend Yourself." This chapter is "Recognize the Threats."
We look at cybersecurity largely focused on the immediate future. But educator Gary Henderson says we need to look a little further ahead. He makes the case for educating teachers about cybersecurity so they can educate their students, who can then go on to use those best practices in their careers.
A panel of experts at PaloAlto's SASE Day says business agility, the single console of security control and visibility, the exponential cost of securing every endpoint, and the single technology architecture that helps expand and scale the business are the drivers for SASE adoption.
With Ukraine having called on the world to join its "IT Army" and help it hack Russia and ally Belarus, what could possibly go wrong? For starters, launching distributed denial-of-service attacks - at least from outside Ukraine - remains illegal and risks triggering an escalation by Moscow.
In an excerpt from his book "CRISC Certified in Risk and Information Systems Control All-In-One Exam Guide," Peter Gregory discusses choosing the fifth option in risk management, which is ignoring the risk. He warns of the problems that choice can cause.
As Western cybersecurity officials warn that Russia's Ukraine invasion poses an elevated cybersecurity risk to all, kudos to Cloudflare, CrowdStrike and Ping Identity for offering free endpoint security and other defenses to the healthcare sector and power sectors, for at least four months.
Could a fundamental but poorly secured protocol that helps power the internet finally get needed improvements? The Federal Communications Commission has opened a security review of Border Gateway Protocol, just days after Russia reportedly hijacked BGP to target a Ukrainian bank.
In the face of the Great Resignation, Jennifer Mitchell, vice president of operations and optimization at ActZero, predicted in late 2021 that the opposite was true for cybersecurity personnel - a phenomenon she calls the "Great Retention." Mitchell discusses the importance of work-life experience.