MIT Technology Review Survey: Executive Summary
Are you prepared for the next breach? Only 6% of leaders say yes.
Information security—or, the lack of it—is firmly on the radar for business and IT leaders in organizations of all sizes and in every sector. Many fear that their companies are ill-prepared to prevent, detect, and effectively respond to various types of cyberattacks, and a shortage of in-house security expertise remains of widespread concern.
Those are among the initial findings of the Cybersecurity Challenges, Risks, Trends, and Impacts Survey, conducted by MIT Technology Review of approx. 225 business and IT executives, in partnership with Hewlett Packard Enterprise Security Services and FireEye Inc.
Last year at this time, we forecast a bumpy ride for infosec through 2017, as ransomware continued to wreak havoc and
new threats emerged to target a burgeoning Internet of Things (IoT) landscape. ‘New IT’ concepts – from DevOps to various
manifestations of the impact of cloud – seemed poised to both revolutionize and disrupt not only the implementation of
security technology, but also the expertise required of security professionals as well.
Our expectations for the coming year seem comparatively much more harmonious, as disruptive trends of prior years
consolidate their gains. At center stage is the visibility wrought by advances in data science, which has given new life to threat
detection and prevention – to the extent that we expect analytics to become a pervasive aspect of offerings throughout the
security market in 2018. This visibility has unleashed the potential for automation to become more widely adopted, and not
a moment too soon, given the scale and complexity of the thre
The SecureWorks Security and Risk Consulting practice provides expertise and analysis to help you enhance your security posture, reduce your risk, facilitate compliance and improve your operational efficiency.
Among your primary responsibilities as a board member is providing advice on both business strategy and enterprise risk. A general understanding of risk management is essential when looking at cyber risk specifically. Ultimately, an enterprise should consider adding cybersecurity expertise to its board membership, but all members can benefit from increasing their understanding about how cyber risk affects corporate strategy and the overall enterprise risk profile. To provide effective strategic advice to company leadership on cyber risk, you must ask the right questions, including whether a company does ongoing cyber risk assessment and management, and how.
Published By: Rackspace
Published Date: Mar 20, 2019
Banks embarking on any cloud activities must first overcome the compliance of rigorous security policies and regulations. For its 100th anniversary commemorative website, The Bank of East Asia (BEA) partnered Rackspace Professional Services – for expertise and advice on advanced cloud management, best practices and security – to help with the designing of a highly secured and compliant AWS environment to host the new, celebratory website.
Improve the performance, security and reliability of your DNS infrastructure by adding a supplemental DNS service to your IT environment. Best-of-breed managed DNS service providers have the global DNS infrastructure and deep DNS network operations expertise to ensure your success. Adding a secondary DNS service can help you deliver consistent, high-quality user experiences across the world and mitigate outage risk.
To learn more read our white paper: High Availability DNS Reduces Downtime Risk and Improves End-User Experience
Juniper’s integrated security solutions are known for successfully protecting some of the world’s most demanding mission-critical environments, based on four core criteria from TechTarget:
Breadth of capabilities in one solution
Mission-critical performance and reliability
Threat intelligence: open source and expertise
The need for robust network security is growing, but IT security teams, resources, and budgets are shrinking at many organizations. That doesn’t mean you have to scale down your growth or skimp on key IT security areas, but it does mean you need to optimize your resources, starting with your network firewall team. Resource optimization involves the automation and streamlining of operational processes and management workflows so that your IT team members can be freed up to focus their time, skills, and expertise on priority projects. Furthermore, optimizing your resources helps preserve your budget while eliminating budgetary conflicts and slashing administrative costs.
Enterprises seeking the security and performance capabilities of establishing their own private network are often turned away by the high cost and technical expertise required. AT&T NetBond® for Cloud helps establish private, dynamic connectivity from on-premises data centers to Amazon Web Services (AWS) in as little as 2-3 days.
Aira, a customer focused on augmented reality, has leveraged the global connectivity capabilities of AT&T NetBond® to connect low vision or blind smart glasses users with a network of agents to guide the visually impaired through everyday tasks such as interpreting prescriptions. Download this case study with AT&T, Aira, and AWS to learn how AT&T NetBond® can accelerate your journey to the cloud, improve ROI and secure your applications.
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- Why Aira chose AT&T NetBond® to establish a global network connecting smart glasses to trained, professional agents
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"DNS has recently been dubbed by Gartner Research as “mission-critical” infrastructure and as such, who you select for a DNS provider can have a significant impact on the functionality and performance of your online assets. To help with your research, download this DNS evaluation guide. You will learn the most important functions of a robust DNS provider including:
• Advanced traffic steering from failover to GSLB capabilities
• Rapid record propagation time
• Secondary DNS support
• Security expertise
Keep your brand safe and your user-experience top notch by choosing the best provider for your business. Learn more now!
DNS has recently been dubbed by Gartner Research as “mission-critical” infrastructure and as such, who you select for a DNS provider can have a significant impact on the functionality and performance of your online assets. To help with your research, download this DNS evaluation guide.
You will learn the most important functions of a robust DNS provider including:
Advanced traffic steering from failover to GSLB capabilities
Rapid record propagation time
Secondary DNS support
Keep your brand safe and your user-experience top notch by choosing the best provider for your business. Learn more now!
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Backed by deep expertise and supported by a global network of trained and certified technical service professionals, Lenovo’s 360° approach to security gives you the complete experience of:
Secure supply chain
Best-in-class hardware security
Securely developed software
Complete component verfication
Adoption and extension of security technology
Mocana's NanoVOIP is a comprehensive security solution for application developers and device designers looking to build secure VOIP products. Its simple API means no previous crypto expertise is required, and its tiny memory footprint goes where other implementations simply can't. Download the NanoVOIP whitepaper and receive a free trial.
Is it better to build your own internal cybersecurity expertise and security intelligence & analytics platform or should you outsource the responsibilities to a team of experts? Read this paper by Securosis, L.L.C, an independent research and analysis firm, to understand the drivers, use cases and partner selection criteria for managed security monitoring.
As of May 25, 2018, organizations around the world—not just
those based in the EU—need to be prepared to meet the
requirements outlined within the EU General Data Protection
Regulation (GDPR). Those requirements apply to any
organization doing business with any of the more than 700
million EU residents, whether or not it has a physical presence
in the EU.
IBM® Security can help your organization secure and protect
personal data with a holistic GDPR-focused Framework that
includes software, services and GDPR-specific tools. With
deep industry expertise, established delivery models and key
insights gained from helping organizations like yours navigate
complex regulatory environments, IBM is well positioned to
help you assess your needs, identify your challenges and get
your GDPR program up and running
As of May 25, 2018, organizations around the world—not just those based in the EU—need to be prepared to meet the requirements outlined within the EU General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR). Those requirements apply to any organization doing business with any of the more than 700 million EU residents, whether or not it has a physical presence in the EU.
IBM® Security can help your organization secure and protect personal data with a holistic GDPR-focused Framework that includes software, services and GDPR-specific tools. With deep industry expertise, established delivery models and key insights gained from helping organizations like yours navigate complex regulatory environments, IBM is well positioned to help you assess your needs, identify your challenges and get your GDPR program up and running.
Enterprises of all sizes must defend against online attackers. While security threats continue to evolve, organizations often lack the personnel and financial resources required to protect online systems. Read this service profile to learn how IBM Managed Security Services can help you protect your security investment while reducing the cost and complexity of your security operations. Find out how IBM combines industry-leading tools, technology and expertise with flexible, scalable packaging to meet a broad range of security solution requirements.
Published By: Symantec
Published Date: Nov 04, 2013
Small and midsized businesses have a particularly challenging time protecting company data. They have many of the same security and backup challenges as large enterprises, but fewer
resources in terms of funding, time and specialized expertise.
Published By: AlienVault
Published Date: Oct 20, 2017
Security Information and Event Management (SIEM) is a critical security capability for threat detection and compliance. However, many organizations who start down the path of a SIEM deployment run into surprises in terms of the cost, resources and expertise required to effectively implement and maintain a SIEM deployment.
This free SIEM Analyst Research Bundle compiles research reports from leading industry analysts - 451 Research, Frost & Sullivan, and SANS - to help you understand different approaches to SIEM and considerations to help you find the right solution for your needs.
Learn more about:
Primary SIEM use cases and technology requirements
Critical SIEM capabilities
Considerations for cloud environments
Approaches to SIEM for resource-constrained organizations
For reasons of safety, security, and quality control, it’s important to know who is on your site and what they’re doing. For this reason, many employers are very careful about prequalifying contractors, making sure they have the equipment and expertise needed to perform contracted tasks safely, on-budget and on-schedule. If your contractor
prequalification process stops at the company level, you may not have insight into and control over who is performing work on your site or on your behalf.
Keep reading for advice that will help ensure your contractor employees are fully qualified and have the support they’ll need to do the job right.
The ongoing adoption of cloud computing by communications service providers (CSPs)
continues to fundamentally reshape their business models and technology strategies on
several levels. One such area that is garnering significant attention is the impact of the
cloud on security services. This is because security services and the vital tools they
encompass can be empowered through the adoption of a carrier cloud model. This, in turn,
better positions CSPs to meet the demands of their customers, including those in the small
to medium-size business (SMB) market segment.
The timing of this migration is optimal, since many SMBs now recognize the threats they
face and realize that given their limited IT budgets and lack of security expertise, CSPs are
well positioned to protect them from cyberattacks.
While the opportunity for CSPs is significant, many are hesitant to make a move in this area
because they want to ensure they can address SMBs’ needs and maintain control of the
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