Topic: Data Breaches

2020 Data Security Index

Data security is a leading concern for organizations of all kinds – and it will become even more critical in the coming years. Technological trends and developments are changing the way data is stored, along with the way it needs to be protected. Database systems, no matter what their form, continue to grow larger and …

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2020 Payment Security Report

In this report, we distill a range of Payment Security and compliance subjects into valuable insights to help CISOs and others break down complex thinking into digestible bits. We explore various tools, tactics and methods applied by numerous organizations and take a look at why some companies accomplish so much more than others in their …

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The state of vulnerability management in the cloud and on-premises

The purpose of this study, sponsored by X-Force Red, IBM Security’s team of hackers, is to understand the security challenges organizations face across their on-premises and cloud-based vulnerability management programs. In April 2020, the Ponemon Institute conducted a global survey of 1,848 IT and IT security professionals. Most of the respondents work in enterprise organizations …

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Curve of Convenience 2020 Report: The Privacy-Convenience Paradox

INTRODUCTION As Asia Pacific edges towards becoming a digital-first economy, organizations across the region are realizing that applications are fast becoming their most business valuable asset. Yet, at a time when both the private and public sectors are redefining what a good user experience means in today’s world, consumer trust continues to wane as cyberattacks …

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2020 Cost of a Data Breach Report

IBM Security has released results of a global study examining the financial impact of data breaches, revealing that these incidents cost companies $3.86 million per breach on average, and that compromised employee accounts were the most expensive root cause. Based on in-depth analysis of data breaches experienced by over 500 organizations worldwide, 80% of these …

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ForgeRock Consumer Identity Breach Report

Executive Summary In 2019, Gartner estimated worldwide spending on information security-related products and services would be $124 billion1 – increasing 8% from 2018. And the number of consumers and organizations impacted by breaches and malicious attacks continues to grow. For the second year of this report, personally identifiable information (PII) was the most targeted data …

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Breach Exposure of the Fortune 1000

It’s human nature: people reuse passwords. Unfortunately, those reused passwords can easily become exposed to cybercriminals and used for malicious intent. According to the 2019 Verizon Data Breach Report, the use of weak and stolen credentials ranked as the most common hacking tactic for the third year in a row. Password reuse represents a particularly …

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Security Operations Effectiveness

Security professionals’ overconfidence in security tools leads to data breaches, vulnerabilities and wasted time and money Today’s security operations teams face an unrelenting stream of attacks from both outside and inside of their organizations. Security operations teams are dealing with tool sprawl which may inadvertently compromise their security tools’ capabilities, while misconfigurations can result in …

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