The Internet of Things (IoT) unleashes valuable business insights through data that’s gathered at every level of a retail organization. With IoT and data analytics, retailers now have the capability to gather insight into customer behavior, offer more personalized experiences, achieve better inventory accuracy, create greater supply chain efficiencies, and so much more. But with data comes great risk. A recent report by security firm Thales and 451 Research found that 43 percent of retailers have experienced a data breach in the past year, with a third reporting more than one breach.1
Intel® technology-based gateways and Asavie, a provider of next-gen enterprise mobility management and IoT connectivity solutions, offer a security connectivity solution that minimizes the effort and cost to businesses to ensure safety from cybersecurity attacks. In addition, the Intel/Asavie IoT solution provides retailers with a solid basis to build their smart, connected projects:
The WannaCry ransomware attack in May
2017 crippled the UK’s National Health Service
(NHS) and disrupted a range of organizations
across 150 countries. Despite being a relatively
unsophisticated attack, WannaCry was
able to make such a global impact due to
preventable vulnerabilities that had largely gone
unaddressed. There were many more attacks in
2017, including high-profile breaches at Uber
and Equifax, where heeding cyber-security
recommendations may have reduced the impact
The scale and sophistication of cyber-attacks is
not slowing down – ranging from phishing scams
to cryptocurrency-based cyber-attacks, to statesponsored
attacks on industrial control systems.
These attacks present an ever growing challenge
and serve as a reminder that organizations
cannot afford to be complacent in the face of
cyber threats. We’re living in a time when cyberattacks
are a matter of when, not if, and security
professionals must focus on mitigating their
extent and damage.
The world is an uncertain place. Particularly for cyber security professionals, many of whom have learned the hard way that they can’t rest on their laurels. New technologies and fresh threats are constantly emerging, and these threats come from both outside and within organizations. In our 2019 privileged access threat research, we discovered that almost two thirds of respondents (64%) think it is likely they’ve suffered a breach due to employee access, while 58% say the same about vendors.
Meanwhile, the devices intended to make life easier can expose businesses further. Although hostile, external attacks are considered a significant or moderate concern by 61% of businesses, the threat of misused or abused insider access follows very closely behind at 58%. At the same time, 57% of security decision makers perceive at least a moderate risk from Bring Your Own Device (BYOD) policies and the Internet of Things (IoT) at 57%.
In this fourth edition of BeyondTrust’s annual Privileged Acces
When it comes to cybersecurity, you can only defend what you can see. Organizations continue to suffer breaches, oftentimes because they do not have continuous, real-time visibility of all their critical assets. With more data and applications moving to the cloud, IoT and other emerging technologies, the attack surface continues to expand, giving adversaries more blind spots to leverage.
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By knowing your cyber terrain and increasing the risk of detection and cost to the adversary, you can gain a decisive advantage.
Its the start of a new year and amidst the countless predictions flooding the internet, one things for certain 2019 is shaping up to be the year of cloud adoption. Analysts are expecting that enterprise adoption of cloud will ramp up significantly, but with this migration and the continued adoption of mobile and IoT technologies, the attack surface is changing dramatically and this has major implications for security.
Fundamentally, security boundaries extend from on premises infrastructure to cloud service provider environments where perimeters no longer exist. Organizations cannot defend themselves with the same strategies and tactics that applied when it did. In this brave new world of cloud, IoT and mobile technology, organizations must be agile and shift, extend, and evolve their perimeter-based defense practices to those that are more robust. Further, a comprehensive defense in depth approach enables defense of high value assets amidst a more unpredictable cyber security landsca
Cybercriminals have been upping their game this year; the use of file-less attacks with macros and PowerShell scripts to evade preventive defenses and sandboxes mean that they are getting better than ever at using phishing, social engineering and drive-by techniques to gain initial footholds in private domains – and once they arrive, they are often avoiding detection for extended periods of time.
Between April and July 2018, Fidelis interviewed over 580 security professionals from around the globe to understand how they are shifting their detection strategies and how confident organizations are in their ability to not only prevent targeted attacks – but root out threats that have by-passed traditional preventive defenses.
This report, conducted by SC Media and sponsored by Fidelis asked security leaders, decision makers and influencers what they were most concerned about, what their C-Suite was most concerned about, and what they’re doing (or planning to do) about it. As we start off 2018 it is clear that cybersecurity is ripe for transformation. The focus has shifted away from tactical technologies that provide more proverbial fingers in the dam and towards a strategic approach that focuses on delivering quantifiable improvement to the effectiveness and efficiency of security operations.
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See the top obstacles, gaps and concerns faced by security leaders.
See where we are on the road to cyber maturity, as reported by your peers.
See when security professionals prefer tactical approaches and when they prefer strategic plans.
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SecureWorks provides an early warning system for evolving cyber threats, enabling organisations to prevent, detect, rapidly respond to and predict cyber attacks. Combining unparalleled visibility into the global threat landscape and powered by the Counter Threat Platform — our advanced data analytics and insights engine —SecureWorks minimises risk and delivers actionable, intelligence driven security solutions for clients around the world.
Cybercriminals can be goal-driven and patient, and they often have a singular focus, plenty of time and access to vast, modern technical resources. Both organized and forum-based criminals are working constantly to find innovative and efficient ways to steal information and money with the lowest risk to their personal freedom. If we wish to stay “one step ahead” of the threats detailed in this report, awareness of online criminal threats, techniques and markets is our best defense.
Achieving and maintaining a high level of information security requires information security professionals with robust skills as well as organisational, technical and operational capabilities. The gap between intent and ability to be secure is evident in our sample of UK large enterprises. Deficient companies will only close that gap when they acquire the necessary capabilities. Some of these capabilities can be purchased as information security tools or application solutions, but it is more prudent for an organisation to consider acquiring these capabilities through a service arrangement with a dedicated security services partner.
Despite long-standing concerns captured in a myriad of surveys, security in the cloud has progressed to a more practical and achievable level.
The cloud represents a shared security responsibility model whereby that responsibility is split between the Cloud Service Provider and the cloud customer. For organisations moving some or all of their applications and data to the cloud, acceptance of this model clears the way to more thoughtful consideration for how security can and should be architected — from the ground up. As a result, IT and IT Security leaders now have a much clearer trajectory to support their business operations in the cloud in a secure manner.
Finding a strategic partnership with a trusted security expert that can assist you in all the aspects of information security is vital. SecureWorks is a market leader in security that can close the security gap in organisations by evaluating security maturity across an enterprise, help define security strategies and implement and manage security program plans. We are a true strategic partner that can help a CISO embed security at all levels of the organisation.
The SecureWorks Security and Risk Consulting practice provides expertise and analysis to help you enhance your security posture, reduce your risk, facilitate compliance and improve your operational efficiency.
Technical Tests are designed to cover specific services. Each security test has its own objectives and acceptable levels of risk. There is not an individual technique that provides a comprehensive picture of an organisation’s security when executed alone. A qualified third party can work with you to determine what combination of techniques you should use to evaluate your security posture and controls to begin to determine where you may be vulnerable.
GDPR will pose different challenges to each organisation. Understanding and acting on the implications for your own organisation is vital. That means taking a risk-based approach to ensure that you are doing what you need to do to manage your own specific risks to personal information.
While virtually all organisations will have to implement changes to become GDPR compliant, some will be able to take partial advantage of existing compliance to other security mandates and frameworks, such as ISO 27001 and PCI by extending those measures to protection of personal data. Even so, further work will be required to comply with GDPR, both with regards to security and its other aspects.
Published By: Workday UK
Published Date: Jan 31, 2019
Data privacy and cyber security are now a larger risk and priority for businesses than ever before. Workday surveyed more than 670 finance leaders to get their perspective on the future of the finance function, top risks leaders face today, and how resilience can mitigate risk. View the infographic now.
Ponemon Institute is pleased to present the results of Uncovering the Risks of SAP Cyber Breaches sponsored by Onapsis. The purpose of this study is to understand the threat of an SAP cyber breach and how companies are managing the risk of information theft, modification of data and disruption of business processes.
Reviewing a year of serious data breaches, major attacks and new vulnerabilities.
The IBM X-Force 2016 Cyber Security Intelligence Index offers a high-level overview of the major threats to businesses worldwide in 2015.
Increasing risks and cyber threats make IT security a high priority. Oracle’s SPARC S7, T7, and M7 Servers with always-on memory intrusion protection and comprehensive data encryption secure your data with no performance penalty. Oracle’s Software in Silicon technology and Oracle Solaris protect data in memory from unauthorized access and stop malware before it gets in.
Increasing risks and cyber threats make IT security a high priority. Oracle’s SPARC S7, T7, and M7 Servers with always-on memory intrusion protection and comprehensive data encryption secure your data with no performance penalty. Security in silicon features and Oracle Solaris protect data in memory form unauthorized access and stop malware before it gets in."
Published By: IBM APAC
Published Date: Jun 24, 2019
Every organization strives for more cyber resilience. The Ponemon Institute’s fourth annual study on “The Cyber Resilient Organization” uncovered that there is a set of habits or practices that the most cyber resilient organizations undertake to achieve greater states of cyber resilience. Download this report to review the key findings; including:
• The impact of the skills gap
• How complexity can be the enemy of cyber resilience
• Lessons learned from high achieving cyber resilient organisations
• The importance of incorporating the privacy function in your strategy.
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Published By: IBM APAC
Published Date: Jun 24, 2019
Threats have become a board-level concern and it’s fueled a spending spree in security products over the last two years. So why don’t companies feel more prepared to identify and respond to these threats?
For many organizations, disconnected point solutions have increased the complexity of their security environments, making it difficult to respond quickly to threats – and nearly impossible to demonstrate ROI.
IBM Security commissioned Forrester Consulting to evaluate the state of security complexity and the effect it is having on security efficiency and effectiveness. In the study, many respondents reported taking steps to simplify their security environments and the results are promising. Fill out this form to read more about it.
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