High-performing security organizations driving dramatic and substantive change, and reaping the benefits of going “all in” on cloud
June 11, 2021
Devo Technology announced the results of a report assessing the current state and pace of change with regards to enterprise cloud transformation initiatives and the ramifications on teams running a Security Operations Center (SOC). The report found that the global pandemic accelerated business transformation far past the cloud tipping point and uncovered severe and far-reaching implications for security teams.
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.
The FBI says that complaints concerning online scams and investment fraud have now reached a record-breaking level. The Internet Crime Complaint Center (IC3) received its six millionth complaint on May 15. It took nearly seven years for the FBI’s Internet Crime Complaint Center (IC3) to log its first million complaints. It took only 14 months to add the most recent million.
A multi-country survey of organizations running video monitoring systems, conducted by Ava Security, found that U.S. firms are avidly repurposing their existing video monitoring systems to support the ‘COVID Safe’ return to offices and workplaces across North America.
The third poll in a series of nationwide surveys conducted by Navigate360 and John Zogby Strategies, a national polling firm, shows the majority (54%) of teens today do not feel prepared to deal with the anxiety of returning to school and do not believe schools are equipped to respond effectively to emergency incidents or mental health needs.
An online site used to book COVID-19 vaccines in the London area was attacked by bots, as thousands attempted to register for their vaccine appointments. According to the London Free Press, just before 10:15 a.m., the Middlesex-London Health Unit tweeted the booking system had experienced challenges. “We have addressed the issues and will continue to monitor the booking system closely,” the organization claimed.
LexisNexis Risk Solutions unveiled findings on the current State of Fraud, detailing key fraud trends occurring in 2020 for organizations in the United States and Canada while also looking ahead at what to expect in 2021. The COVID-19 pandemic caused 2020 to be a year of unique circumstances and disruption to the global economy. One thing that has stayed the same is fraudsters' willpower to gain access to money and confidential information.
Rave Mobile Safety (Rave) announced the findings of its 2021 Emergency Communication and Public Safety Trust Survey, which showed a general lack of trust in information the public receives from local officials and a lack of confidence in states’ abilities to successfully distribute the coronavirus vaccine.
Outsourcing cybersecurity is an increasingly attractive solution: 83% of IT leaders with in-house security teams are now considering outsourcing their security efforts to an MSP in 2021, according to the Syntax IT Trends Report.
According to a new survey conducted by Irdeto and Censuswide, 15% of healthcare technology providers admit having no knowledge or awareness of the new cybersecurity regulations such as US FDA premarket guidelines. The same respondents also stated that regulatory compliance is the most important factor driving companies to have a water-tight cybersecurity strategy for their products and solutions, emphasizing the need for partnering with external cybersecurity experts to help decipher and navigate imminent security requirements.