Threat Detection: What Goes Into a Successful Strategy?

The cat’s officially out of the bag when it comes to threat detection: The majority of the industry simply isn’t satisfied with its current solutions. In fact, 76% of respondents in a recent RSA survey indicated that they were not confident in their ability to detect and investigate threats to their environment. Where did matters…

Conquering the Rising Threat of Malvertising

The recent shift in enterprise application platforms from desktop to mobile has brought with it many exciting benefits, which organizations have recognized and leveraged to provide a more flexible and convenient workplace. Unfortunately, individuals and groups with less honorable intentions have also taken notice of this shift. In fact, a report from ISACA predicts a…

Identity and Access Management Strategies: IAM Spending to Increase in Europe

Businesses around the world recognize that it’s crucial to take the necessary precautions to verify identities and manage digital credentials when conducting business online. In fact, a recent study by Pierre Audoin Consultants (PAC) found that 93% of 200 polled European businesses claimed that they planned to maintain or increase their identity and access management…

Risk Intelligence Reveals Opportunity for Competitive Advantage

Risk intelligence measures an organization’s understanding and implementation of risk management strategies, which are essential to gaining a competitive advantage in any industry. However, after indexing nearly 400 organizations, RSA concluded that less than 10 percent of companies have a risk management strategy that is mature enough to be considered “advantaged.” This signifies that 90…

Continuous Monitoring: Not Quite Constant, But a Bit Automated

Visibility is a key security element in every network environment. Without it, IT teams would be flying blind, only able to react as their vulnerabilities are exploited. Fortunately, monitoring solutions give organizations the ability to remain proactive in their security efforts. Through a combination of constant, automated, and continuous monitoring, they can maintain an ever-watchful…

Threat Detection Benchmark Part 1: Uncovering Threat Vectors

When it comes to securing modern IT environments, your strategy hinges on your ability to detect threats. Unfortunately, organizations often rely on only a few sources of threat detection data to provide a foundation for their security strategy, which leads to inadequate visibility and, in turn, greater risk. In Part 1 of this threat detection…

Cybersecurity Insurance Companies Look to Raise the Bar in 2016

Cybersecurity insurance is a direct product of a growing dependence on digital data. Enterprises are investing more in their data gathering and analytics to drive competitive advantage, so it’s only logical that cybersecurity would be a top priority for IT-driven organizations. However, those who insure cybersecurity are not convinced enterprises are doing enough to protect…