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CloudBees’ survey reveals C-suite supply chain security concerns

A new global survey of C-level executives released by CloudBees, an enterprise software delivery company, has revealed high confidence levels in software supply chain security but a limited understanding of the essential components that make a software supply chain secure. The survey also revealed that among nearly all companies, supply chain security is a higher priority […]

New research reveals adversaries are accelerating targeted access to critical networks three times faster than before

CrowdStrike, a leader in cloud-delivered endpoint and workload protection, has announced the release of the CrowdStrike Falcon OverWatch annual report: Nowhere To Hide, 2021 Threat Hunting Report: Insights from the CrowdStrike Falcon OverWatch Team. The report highlights an explosion in adversary activity, both in volume and velocity. CrowdStrike’s threat hunters tracked a 60% increase in attempted […]

LastPass reveals findings on IT security risks in higher education

LastPass, by LogMeIn, an industry leading password management solution, has announced a study on the solutions and strategies needed to protect critical systems and sensitive data based on an IDG survey of 300 IT professionals employed at higher education institutions. The company’s report suggests that the best strategy to stop cyberattacks in higher education is instituting […]

New research shows cloud-native architectures break traditional approaches to application security

Dynatrace has announced the findings of Precise, automatic risk and impact assessment is key for DevSecOps, an independent global survey of 700 CISOs; which reveals the rising adoption of cloud-native architectures, DevOps and agile methodologies has broken traditional approaches to application security.  As organisations shift more responsibility ‘left’ to developers to accelerate innovation, increasingly complex IT […]

Research identifies ransomware as top security threat between April-June 2021

The Cisco Talos Incident Response (CTIR) team, backed by the world’s largest commercial threat intelligence organisation, has released its quarterly Threat Assessment Report. According to CTIR, ransomware accounted for almost half of all incidents and more than triple that of the next most common threat. Actors targeted a broad range of verticals, including transportation, utilities, […]

Bitglass report shows only 31% of organizations use cloud data loss prevention

Bitglass has released its 2020 Cloud Security Report which uncovers whether organizations are properly equipped to defend themselves in the cloud. Bitglass surveyed IT and security professionals to understand their top security concerns and identify the actions that enterprises are taking to protect data in the cloud. Almost all respondents (93%) were moderately to extremely […]

The CISO in 2021: Coping with the not-so-calm after the storm

Keith Bird, Senior Vice President, EMEA, Proofpoint, sheds light on understanding who in an organisation is now most vulnerable to attack, the types of attack they are likely to face – and how everyone, from the CISO to the HR team, has a part to play in keeping those attacks at bay. In the aftermath […]

Check Point Software Technologies named a mobile security leader in Omdia report

Check Point Software Technologies has announced it has been recognised as a market leader in the Omdia Market Radar Mobile Security Management Solutions Report. This year’s recognition highlights Check Point Harmony Mobile’s ability to deliver a comprehensive set of capabilities that help businesses protect data across application, network and device attack vectors.  Omdia assessed the Mobile Security […]

Barracuda report reveals evolving ransomware attack patterns

Barracuda has released its third annual threat research report on ransomware. Barracuda researchers identified and analysed 121 ransomware incidents that occurred between August 2020 and July 2021 and saw a 64% increase in attacks, year over year. Cybercriminals are still heavily targeting municipalities, healthcare and education, but attacks on other businesses are surging: Attacks on […]

Survey reveals UK CISOs driving blindfolded, with limited visibility and control

A study of 600 CISOs explores how the COVID-19 pandemic has triggered a transformation in the shift to home working and how this has contributed to the rise in the number of cyberattacks targeting organisations. A new study has revealed an overwhelming percentage (75%) of CISOs consider their organisation to be at greater risk of […]

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