Industry Trends


As the number of connected devices on networks and subsequent threats increase at a rate that is practically immeasurable, many organizations are making the mistake of fighting fire with fire. They are meeting complexity with complexity -- a moment-to-moment tactical response that reduces their cybersecurity to an inefficient collection of vendors, protocols and operating systems. [Read More]
by RSS Michael Xie  |  Jan 18, 2018  |  Filed in: Industry Trends
There is an incredible urgency for organizations, especially those undergoing digital transformation, to reprioritize security hygiene and identify emerging risks. However, as the volume, velocity, and automation of attacks continues to increase, it is also becoming increasingly important to align patching prioritization to what is happening in the wild so you can better focus your limited resources on the most critical and emerging risks. [Read More]
by RSS Anthony Giandomenico  |  Jan 17, 2018  |  Filed in: Industry Trends, Security Research
A recent Cyber Threat Alliance blog by Michael Daniel discussed the evolution of ransomware and the IoT. Read this post to learn more. [Read More]
by RSS Jeannette Jarvis  |  Jan 15, 2018  |  Filed in: Industry Trends, Security Research
While organizations are adopting new technologies and services, cybercriminals are developing sophisticated methods of attack to target new attack vectors, exploit unforeseen vulnerabilities, and gain access to user data and other network resources. With this increased threat landscape and growing sophistication of cyberattacks, visibility into existing security measures, and identifying those places where there may be gaps is especially important. [Read More]
by RSS Carl Cayton  |  Jan 10, 2018  |  Filed in: Business and Technology, Industry Trends
Hyperconverged systems are on the horizon, connecting new and existing environments in ways we may have never imagined. But careful planning can ensure that we make this transition smoothly and securely. It starts with insisting on open standards and integrated and interactive security systems designed to talk to each other, share information, identify and adapt to changes, and respond to events in a coordinated and collaborative fashion. [Read More]
by RSS Jonathan Nguyen-Duy  |  Jan 09, 2018  |  Filed in: Industry Trends
With GDPR scheduled to come into full effect this May, private and public-sector organizations across the world have no time to waste in taking actions to ensure they are ready to comply with these new requirements. The best way forward is through a comprehensive and integrated strategy that is able to see and track personal data, as well as prevent, detect, and remediate data breaches anywhere they may occur.  This is a strategic approach that not only enables regulatory compliance, but will allow you to differentiate security as a value-add. [Read More]
by RSS Drew Del Matto  |  Jan 08, 2018  |  Filed in: Industry Trends
Distributed denial-of-service (DDoS) attacks are becoming increasingly common across the financial services industry. DDoS attacks occur when a portion of the network is targeted, typically at the networking, transport, or application layer, with a flood of requests that overwhelm network bandwidth, causing it to slow or crash completely.  [Read More]
by RSS Brian Forster  |  Jan 04, 2018  |  Filed in: Industry Trends
To predict the future, simply look at the past. With that in mind, here’s a quick overview of the current state of cybersecurity, along with what lies on the horizon and what organizations can do to secure their networks. [Read More]
by RSS Anthony Giandomenico  |  Jan 02, 2018  |  Filed in: Industry Trends, Security Research
2017 was another landmark year for cybersecurity. In reviewing our quarterly Threat Landscape reports, it is clear that 2017 has been notable primarily for three things: the rapid digital transformation and expansion of the potential attack surface, the increasing sophistication of cyber attacks, and a lapse in basic cybersecurity hygiene, largely being driven by digital transformation coupled with the growing cybersecurity skills gap. [Read More]
by RSS John Maddison  |  Dec 29, 2017  |  Filed in: Industry Trends
To mitigate the cyber risks associated with Internet of Medical Things (IoMT) devices connecting to healthcare networks, security controls must be put in place to ensure that one compromised medical device does not lead to the compromise of the entire network and the loss of valuable patient data. [Read More]
by RSS Rajoo Nagar  |  Dec 28, 2017  |  Filed in: Industry Trends