Are you confident that your business critical data is protected? According to the recent market research Global Data Protection Index conducted by Vanson Bourne, the volume of data being managed is growing at a phenomenal rate from 1.53PB in 2016 to 9.47PB in 2018 in EMEA - but organizations are struggling with...
Purpose-built backup appliances (PBBAs) have been foundational
components to many organizations' backup/recovery infrastructure for
more than a decade. The importance of PBBAs is illustrated in the
numbers: According to IDC, in 2018, the data replication and protection
(DR&P) market was approximately $8.9 billion,...
The data era is changing how organizations think about, monetize and protect data. The volume of data being managed is growing at a phenomenal rate from 1.45PB in 2016 to 9.70PB in 2018. Data loss costs nearly 2x more than unplanned systems downtime. However, some organizations are better equipped than others to...
With the declaration of COVID-19 as a pandemic, and the global shift to work from home, Tom Kellermann of VMware Carbon Black sees a corresponding increase in hacking and espionage attempts against U.S. agencies, businesses and citizens. He says add "digital distancing" to your precautions.
The latest edition of the ISMG Security Report analyzes how cybercriminals are exploiting the COVID-19 pandemic. Also featured: A discussion of potential 2020 election changes; tips for staying secure in a remote workplace.
COVID-19: Modern society has never seen anything like it, and neither have financial markets. Venture capitalist Alberto Yépez analyzes the impact of the disease caused by the new coronavirus on public and private companies' valuations, as well as technology buyers and the threat environment.
With the rapid development of the Coronavirus (COVID-19), employees across Asia Pacific and ANZ are being asked to work from home. Many security professionals have begun exploring their disaster recovery (DR) plans to allow remote work 'en masse'. The goals: keep the organisation productive during this crisis and...
The latest edition of the ISMG Security Report discusses the developing definition of "Insider Risk." Plus, Former DHS Secretary Michael Chertoff on U.S. 5G rollout plans; Cloud Security Alliance on containers and microservices.
Threats to critical infrastructure security are well known. But what if a hacker or cyber attacker overcomes all of the firewalls and preventative solutions deployed - what then?
"It is not only technology, but also the employees in IT, who are then at their disposition with the right tools, data and know-how being...
Increasingly complex and sophisticated cyber-attacks are evading
traditional defenses, forcing firms to seek solutions beyond traditional
threat blocking and prevention mechanisms. Threat actors have had
success with phishing, zero-day malware/exploits, and fileless attacks and
are now cashing in on ransomware and...
For modern organizations, cyberattacks are
simply unavoidable. There is no hiding from
this fact. And if attacks are unavoidable,
then the key to effective protection is
speed and accuracy.
Organizations may believe in the critical importance of
speed but be unsure of how that translates into metrics.
Israel's voter registration database - comprising close to 6.5 million people - was exposed to the internet because of an elementary coding flaw in an election application. It's unclear how long the exposure lasted or if bad actors accessed the data.
The latest edition of the ISMG Security Report offers an analysis of the missteps that led to problems with the app used in this week's Democratic presidential caucuses in Iowa. Also featured: growing privacy concerns about facial recognition and business continuity tips for dealing with the coronavirus.
A review of the mobile app that malfunctioned during Iowa's critical tally of the Democratic Party's caucus has uncovered a security vulnerability, ProPublica reports. Security firm Veracode says the app insecurely sends data, but it did not provide more details.