In this installment of the Cybersecurity and Geopolitical Podcast, Ian Thornton-Trump (CISO at Cyjax) and Tristan de Souza retrospectively look at the inaugural International Cyber Expo in London, discussing data breaches, the role of a CISO and more.
Decision-makers need to strike a balance when it comes to spending on cybersecurity technology in a way that still enables corporate growth without leaving the organization overly vulnerable to an attack. Invest too little, and there could be gaps in your cyber defenses. Invest too much, and there could be a false sense of security.
A new global survey of C-level executives released by CloudBees, reveals high confidence levels in software supply chain security but a limited understanding of the essential components that make a software supply chain secure.
In today’s competitive environment, the consequences of data loss for your business are dire: downtime, lost productivity and long-term reputational damage. Getting senior executives on board with a budget increase to protect your data is paramount to mitigating risk.
Questions leaders can use to measure organization's ransomware preparedness
September 14, 2021
C-suite and other executives expect cyberattacks to increase over the next 12 months, yet only 33.3% say that their organizations have simulated ransomware attacks to prepare for such an incident, according to a recent Deloitte poll.
Constella Intelligence research reveals that one in four cybersecurity leaders use the same passwords for both work and personal use; more than half experience account takeover first-hand
May 21, 2021
Constella Intelligence (“Constella”), Digital Risk Protection leader, released the results of “Cyber Risk in Today’s Hyperconnected World,” a survey that unlocks the behaviors and tendencies that characterize how vigilant organizations’ leaders are when it comes to reducing cyber vulnerability, allowing the industry to better understand how social media is leveraged as an attack vector and how leaders are responding to this challenge.
In the years since, the need for uniform security policies and processes across the entire enterprise — from the boardroom to the home office, the assembly line to the warehouse — has become increasingly obvious. To get started, we have created a simple five step program for executives to ensure their organization is protected against the latest threat vectors and increasingly sophisticated cyberattacks.
Generally, the chief information security officer (CISO) is thought of as the top executive responsible for information security within organizations. However, in today’s remote work environment, the need to expand security beyond one department or the responsibilities of CISOs is more important than ever. Due to the pandemic, the physical barriers of the office have been removed and the threat surface has exponentially expanded leaving more endpoints to be attacked. In this scenario, each employee’s home office has become a new potential risk, which is why building a strong security culture within organizations should be a priority.
As September is National Insider Threat Awareness Month, there is no better time than the present to seriously reconsider how we educate America’s next generation of business leaders about these critical intelligence issues. As we wait on MBA programs to catch up to America’s new geopolitical reality, these are the three most important issues business schools, early stage entrepreneurs, and even seasoned pros should consider as they protect their life’s work.