Displaying items by tag: CISO

2021 began with the SolarWinds supply chain attack and ended with the Log4j vulnerabilities, with vastly increased levels of ransomware in between. Cybercriminals are on the rise and 2022 shows no sign of abating. SonicWall’s comprehensive 66-page report brings you research, trends, and insights that make it a must-read for all CISOs, CTOs, and CIOs.

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McAfee Enterprise and FireEye have come together to create a resilient digital world as Trellix, and the new company’s first research report has come out. It reveals the magnitude of the Log4j vulnerability which dominated headlines and the focus of security teams and defenders alike - along with other insights into security issues in the third quarter of 2021. The report is a fascinating - and deeply sobering - read.

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Local research and advisory firm Adapt has today urged organisations to rethink their cloud migration strategy as their survey, which polled more than 1,000 digital transformation leaders, reveal evolving challenges and shifts in IT workloads brought on by cloud migration.

Published in Cloud

Nozomi Networks announced its MSSP (managed security service provider) Elite Program – a complete program for OT and IoT managed security services. The program fully equips MSSPs with Nozomi Networks’ OT and IoT cybersecurity solutions, expertise and selling resources.

Published in Security

A majority of Chief Information Security Officers are ready to pay premium to cybersecurity vendors or “thought leaders”, according to Code Red’s global research report. Trust is also a key factor when CISOs access thought leadership content and making crucial decisions.

Published in Business IT

Security vendor Forcepoint today delivered research exploring how CEOs and CISOs are addressing cybersecurity concerns finding leaders now see cybersecurity as the key to business advantage, shifting from the previous view as traditional infrastructure.

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SolarWinds has announced the extension of its executive team with three new appointments, including Chief Product Officer, Chief Information Security Officer (CISO), and Chief Customer Officer.

Published in People Moves
Tuesday, 13 April 2021 09:16

Cohesity picks Spanswick as its first CISO

Data management vendor Cohesity has hired Brian Spanswick to be the company's first chief information security officer.

Published in People Moves

The first chief information security officer of the US Government says he cannot figure out why the intelligence community did not find out about the attacks launched on various government agencies and private firms in advance "and give US Cyber Command the information needed to interdict these actors before they struck".

Published in Security

With Zscaler’s new research showing attackers turning to encrypted attacks during the pandemic, and encryption-based threats growing by 260% this year, not even healthcare was able to avoid the onslaught of SSL-based attacks - but thankfully, there are defences in active use by businesses to protect IT infrastructure, customers and users.

Published in Security

Thycotic, a provider of privileged access management (PAM) solutions to more than 10,000 organisations, including 25 of the Fortune 100, today released its CISO Decisions survey, an independent global study that examines what most influences the board to invest in cyber security and the impact this has on CISO decision-making.

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Security thought leadership conference, CISO Online A/NZ, is coming to your web browser in early September and brings an impressive array of speakers for technology and non-technology leaders and experts alike.

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Cisco's sixth annual CISO Benchmark Report shows executive leadership teams consider security a high priority.

Published in Security
Thursday, 20 February 2020 17:31

2020 predictions: Dave Weinstein, CSO, Claroty

GUEST OPINION By Dave Weinstein Claroty: From a threat perspective, I expect to see a continuum from 2019 into 2020, as it is getting easier for hackers to attack these systems because they’re more exposed to the public internet. Not just nation state hackers, but criminal hackers who are financially motivated.

Thursday, 20 February 2020 16:45

2020 predictions: Dave Weinstein, CSO, Claroty

GUEST OPINION. From a threat perspective, I expect to see a continuum from 2019 into 2020, as it is getting easier for hackers to attack these systems because they’re more exposed to the public internet. Not just nation state hackers, but criminal hackers who are financially motivated.

Published in Security
Monday, 10 December 2018 16:30

Rethink cloud security attitudes, says CISO

Security professionals should educate themselves more about cloud security, REA Group chief information security officer Craig Templeton has told iTWire.

Published in Security

As the title suggests, The Five Anchors of Cyber Resilience attempts to describe cyber threats, and more importantly corporate responses to them, within a framework of "Five Anchors."

Published in Books
Monday, 18 September 2017 10:52

Who will be our next cybersecurity hero?

Risk is a language that business leaders now live and breathe.

Zscaler chief information security officer Michael Sutton is in Australia for a CISO Round Table and to meet customers, and he spoke to iTWire about cloud, security, ransomware, Gartner "Magic Quadrants" and plenty more.

Published in Cloud

Onapsis Research has released study findings showing over 95% of systems assessed had vulnerabilities that could lead to compromised data and disruption of critical business processes.

Published in Enterprise Solutions
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