Computers and the internet revolutionized how companies do business. Organizations of all sizes and from any location are able to extend their reach to new and larger markets and to work more efficiently by using computer-based tools. But as with every valuable tool, not using it properly and securely can lead to disaster.Read More
Years, even decades into the digital age, cybersecurity has evolved—and the pressing need for it has grown, too.
The latest Hiscox Cyber Readiness Report found that 61 percent of worldwide respondents reported a cyber incident last year, up from 45 percent in the previous report. Yet the same research found that 74 percent of respondents were novices when it came to cybersecurity readiness. In other words, there are more threats yet fewer organizations adequately prepared to handle the evolving dangers.Read More
Verizon recently published the 2019 Data Breach Investigations Report (DBIR). The DBIR is a respected source for insights on on cyberthreats plaguing businesses. This latest version of the report is the most comprehensive to date, using data provided by 73 sources from 86 countries, including 41,686 reported security incidents and 2,013 data breaches.Read More
Most of the cybersecurity statistics you’ll read about are gloom and doom. The websites and reports aggregating this information may include adjectives such as “terrifying,” “alarming,” or “scary” to get their point across: The digital world is a risky landscape.Read More
The jaw-dropping data breaches of the past decade—Equifax, First American, and Yahoo, to name a few—would seemingly have numbed the business world’s consciousness to such massive incidents. But then, something happens that puts IT departments and compliance professionals back on edge …Read More