Many people will recognize the next few words as a gross understatement: The number of cyberthreats and cyberattacks targeting organizations won’t slow down anytime soon. In recent months, we’ve seen increasingly sophisticated attacks targeting specific organizations, compromised IoT devices used in DDoS attacks, and large-scale ransomware outbreaks spreading across the globe. Many businesses struggle to keep up with the security threats they face, and they don’t know how to take the next step to better protect their systems.... [Read More]
by RSS Derek Manky  |  Jul 17, 2017  |  Filed in: Industry Trends
This is Part II of a series. Read Part I here. Sun Tzu wrote in his famous book, The Art of War, “If you know the enemy and know yourself, you need not fear the result of a hundred battles. If you know yourself but not the enemy, for every victory gained you will also suffer a defeat. If you know neither the enemy nor yourself, you will succumb in every battle.” In my previous article, “Are you Aware of Your Cyber Situation,” I discussed how important it is for you to understand your business as it relates to your digital... [Read More]
by RSS Anthony Giandomenico  |  Jul 13, 2017  |  Filed in: Industry Trends
It’s time we kicked up our awareness of security issues 3 or 4 notches. This won’t be the first time you hear this statement in an end-of-year retrospective sort of blog: 2014 was a rough year for cybersecurity. 2014 was the year that cybersecurity really hit the mainstream consciousness and for good reason. The list of big brands that got hit hard by hackers this year goes on and on. Ok, enough retrospection. It’s time for a scene from The Matrix: Classic, right? Despite all of the headline-grabbing hacks this year, very few of us know,... [Read More]
by RSS Chris Dawson  |  Dec 31, 2014  |  Filed in: Industry Trends
A recent Lightspeed GMI/Fortinet found that IT decision makers are under increasing pressure from the boardroom to secure the enterprise. The pressure, along with a host of new security threats, means they have some real challenges ahead. The 2014 Fortinet Security Census, recently conducted by Lightspeed GMI, surveyed 1610 IT decision makers (ITDMs) from a range of large companies in 15 countries around the world. There is a lot to unpack from the survey that dove into perceptions of enterprise security challenges, but the bottom line is that... [Read More]
by RSS Chris Dawson  |  Oct 20, 2014  |  Filed in: Industry Trends