The Top Ten Cybersecurity Risks That Are Expected To Impact IT Industries In The Year 2023

Going into 2023, cybersecurity is still topping the list of CIO concerns. This comes as no surprise. In the first half of 2022, there were 2.8 billion worldwide malware attacks and 236.1 million ransomware attacks. By year end 2022, it is expected that six billion phishing attacks will have been

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A Severe Crisis In Cybersecurity Sector: From Security Operations Center (SOC) Analysts To Incident Responders, There Are Lack Of Qualified Workers In The Sector

The cybersecurity sector faces a severe crisis: a lack of qualified workers. In June 2022, Fortune reported that companies are desperate for cybersecurity workers. Cyber Seek lists more than 714,000 open cybersecurity jobs. And the demand for cybersecurity experts is expected to increase. The U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics says

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Cybersecurity Regulations: Companies Should Understand The Kinds Of Regulations That Are Presently Being Considered, Discover The Uncertainties And Potential Impacts, And Prepare To Act

A whole suite of new cybersecurity regulations and enforcement are in the offing, both at the state and federal level in the U.S. and around the world. Companies don’t need to just sit by and wait for the rules to be written and then implemented, however. Rather, they need to

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Things Boards Of Directors Need To Know About Cybersecurity

Boards have a unique role in helping their organizations manage cybersecurity threats. They do not have day to day management responsibility, but they do have oversight and fiduciary responsibility. Don’t leave any questions about critical vulnerabilities for tomorrow. Asking the smart questions at your next board meeting might just prevent

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Cybersecurity: Companies Need To Make Security Is A Part Of Job Description And The Key Ingredient To That Is Trust

Remote work during the pandemic has meant that organizations had to quickly ramp up their cybersecurity efforts. But securing remote work isn’t just the job of the IT team: Ultimately companies need to make security part of every job description. And the key ingredient to make that happen is trust.

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What Is A Incident Response Management In Cybersecurity? Six Steps For A Successful And Efficient Cybersecurity Incident Response

Cybersecurity incident response is not only about handling an incident – it’s also about preparing for any possible incident and learning from it. Here are six steps for a successful and efficient cybersecurity incident response. What is an incident in the world of cybersecurity? NIST provides the following definition: “A

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4 Types Of Approaches For Cybersecurity In Small And Midsize Businesses: Monitor And Target, Always Expect A Breach, Create A Culture Of Security & Scrutinize Your Supply Chain

Small and midsize businesses aren’t immune to cyber threats. They must research and prepare for attacks just as large enterprises would. Unfortunately, smaller companies typically have fewer resources and less talent available to help fortify against attacks. In March of last year, AI caught a sophisticated, highly targeted cyber-attack exploiting

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How Create A Diverse, Nextgen, Cybersecurity Workforce – People, Process & Technology | A Panel Discussion

From supporting a permanent remote workforce and accelerating digital transformation to preparing for an expanded threat landscape – it is more critical than ever that Security Leaders have the right structure and support in place to face the challenges of a post-COVID world. CISO’s have been integral to organizations surviving

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Hackers Are Creating Significant Cybersecurity Challenges As Ransomware Went Wild

Ransomware is on a rampage targeting industry and organizations. It is also and creating significant cybersecurity challenges. Ransomware is a type of malware cyber-attack where key files are encrypted encryption by hackers that renders data inaccessible to the victim. It is a criminal extortion tool and after an attack has

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Top Governance Risks For Board Directors And CEOs: Cybersecurity And Artificial Intelligence

Ask most board directors and CEO’s to define cybersecurity and artificial intelligence in a board meeting and have them share their answers and you may well find that their depth of knowledge is too shallow in their duty of care responsibilities. This, however, is fast changing after many years where

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The Consequences Of A Future Hack? How AI Is Transforming Cybersecurity

Microsoft recently acknowledged Russian hackers successfully cyberattacked them. If hackers can penetrate their internal systems, what are the chances your company will suffer the consequences of a future hack? What the Russians have done is very bad, but it’s only an example of the cyber threats we all face. The

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