Topic: Data Breaches

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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Grand Theft Data II – The Drivers and Shifting State of Data Breaches

The report revealed that despite improvements in combating cybercrime and threats, IT security professionals are still struggling to fully secure their organisation and protect against breaches with 61 percent claiming to have experienced a data breach at their current employer. Adding to this challenge, data breaches are becoming more serious as cybercriminals continue to target intellectual property putting the reputation of the company brand at risk and increasing financial liability.

Privileged Access Threat Report

The global survey explores the visibility, control, and management that IT organisations in the U.S., APAC, Europe and the Middle East have over employees, contractors, and third-party vendors with privileged access to their IT networks. According to the report, 64% of businesses globally believe they’ve likely had either a direct or indirect breach due to misused or abused employee access in the last 12 months, and 62% believe they’ve had a breach due to compromised vendor access.

McAfee Labs Threats Report: August 2019

McAfee has released its McAfee Labs Threats Report: August 2019 examining cybercriminal activity and the evolution of cyber threats in Q1 2019. McAfee Labs saw an average of 504 new threats per minute in Q1 and a resurgence of ransomware along with changes in campaign execution and code

Asia Pacific CISO Benchmark Study October 2019

This study, which compares 11 countries and their cybersecurity standing, reveals that data breaches are costing Australian businesses more than any other country. The study which interviewed almost 2,000 security professionals.

Cyber Insurance Market Insights Q4 2019

The report reveals that cyber risk and cyber insurance continue to gain attention, and Aon has witnessed significant cyber claims manifesting; in some instances rapidly, both in Australia and around the globe.

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