Patching, The new Whack a Mole Game

Patching, The new Whack a Mole Game

A report by the Ponemon Institute takes a closer look at one of the cybersecurity areas organizations continue to have challenges with: patching vulnerabilities. While the study reveals that businesses are planning to hire more cybersecurity staffing resources to help with vulnerability response, the solution needs to go beyond that to truly beat this ongoing issue.

How SMBs get ahead of cyber threats

How SMBs get ahead of cyber threats

Year after year, research shows that businesses continue to struggle with holistic cybersecurity and basic cybersecurity hygiene. The reasons for this struggle involve a number of things…

Going beyond average cybersecurity

Going beyond average cybersecurity

Talking about cybersecurity in a way that makes clear its value to CEOs isn’t always easy; but it’s not impossible. CIOs know this challenge all too well; and while you can break it down to show business KPIs (key performance indicators) or the ROI (return on investment) that you get from cybersecurity, or the costs per breached record and the amount of downtime that follows an attack; an actual scenario could be more helpful.

The numbers don’t lie when it comes to breach

The numbers don’t lie when it comes to breach

If you think breach can’t happen to you, this idea is probably fading quickly. Especially, when you review the number of breaches and types of companies breached. In 2016 alone, more than four billion data records were stolen.