Healthcare cybersecurity is becoming an increasingly serious topic throughout companies and the public alike. But, what if a data breach meant exposing patients private information and putting that data into the hands of malicious cybercriminals?
The question is simple — what’s the “right” amount of money a small to mid-sized business (SMB) should invest in its cybersecurity infrastructure and policies?
The answer? Well, that’s not so straightforward.
When it comes to protecting both internal, enterprise data as well as those of customers, businesses competing in today’s digital-first world no longer have the luxury of crossing their IT fingers. Over 61 percent of SMBs experienced some form of a cyber attack in 2017. What’s more, 86 percent of businesses surveyed say they feel underprepared regarding their ability to shield and mitigate a […]
When hackers breached retail giant Target’s databases, they stole the credit and debit card information of more than 40 million customers. It remains one of the largest cybersecurity hacks in history.
Fast forward to today, and 2018 has seen trending news of cybersecurity incidents strike Macy’s, Whole Foods, Delta, Under Armour, Uber, Panera Bread and many, many more. This doesn’t even mention the cybersecurity tsunamis that have come to be synonymous with data-protection failures, network-security lapses or general IT infrastructure mismanagement.
In this age of rapidly advancing technology, businesses big and small must protect sensitive information about their clients, employees, partners, internal operations and more. But with the rising sophistication of cybercriminals and hacking software, this protection has become an increasingly challenging task.
The chances of experiencing a security breach have risen substantially in the last few years. A recent study of businesses in the U.S. found one in four organizations will have their data attacked within a year’s time. The odds of a breach […]
Like most information technology executives these days, when you hear the words compliance and audit — as the CEO, CFO or general counsel is walking your way — are you thinking, “What is it this time? Am I on the hook for another analysis and report for the queue?”
On any given day, you’ve got at least one request for a deep dive into a system or the information stored within. Yet with the security breaches we now see coming through the Internet, opening our information assets to theft and data corruption, cybersecurity […]
In today’s world, every business has a target on its back. Whether you’re a small-, mid- or large-sized company, you can guarantee that hackers are targeting you. Due to the rapid rise of data breaches, which cost an average of $3.6 million at the global level, many businesses anticipate one, which is why they’re bolstering their offensive protections. How? With a virtual security operations center, also known as a V-SOC.
What is a V-SOC?
A frequent question of small- to mid-sized businesses — which are the target of more than 40 percent of today’s data breaches — is, “What is a virtual security operations center?” […]