Security

5 Reasons to Simplify Your Security Landscape Today (Avanade Insights)

Keeping things simple is increasingly one of the most important – and challenging – initiatives for today’s security leaders. As outlined in our latest guide for CISOs, IT is... More

Global Enterprise Security Spending to Hit $103B This Year (DXC Technology Blog)

The pace of enterprise information security spending on hardware, software, and services is expected to grow 9.4 percent this year over 2017, according to a recently released forec... More

Akamai Extends Security Services to the Enterprise (Security Boulevard)

Akamai extended the reach of its managed security services beyond websites to include applications running in on-premises IT environments and in the cloud. Lorenz Jakober, director... More

Stepping Into the Cloud Requires New IT Security Tactics (IW)

As organizations chase advantages made possible through cloud transformation, it is possible they might tread in spaces their security protocols are not prepared for. Many executiv... More

As GDPR Turns One Is It a Success or a Failure? (Forbes)

As the European Union’s much discussed General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) turns one later this month, what has its legacy been and has it overall been successful in its at... More

Hackers are Becoming Sector Savvy: Here’s How to Keep Up With Their Changing Tactics (Forbes)

As an example of how sophisticated hackers are becoming, new incidents may be indicative of a larger move away from mass-issued ransomware or phishing attacks, toward more targeted... More

3 Ways Modern Applications Can Boost Your Security (Avanade Insights)

To the roster of benefits that companies like yours can achieve today with modern apps—real-time insights that grow revenues, engaging experiences that increase customer loyalty ... More

Cloud Security Architectures: Lifting the Fog From the Cloud (Security Boulevard)

The cloud has become a core component of modern enterprises, yet all of the security elements typically deployed in traditional, large enterprise networks, such as DLP, proxies, ac... More

IBM: Automation is the Next Big Step in Cybersecurity (IA)

The fourth IBM cybersecurity survey reveals how unprepared companies are for a cyber attack. Despite widespread acknowledgement that a strong cyber security response plan can save ... More

Survey: Cybersecurity Crowdsourcing Achieves Acceptance (SB)

A survey of 200 cybersecurity decision-makers suggests the chronic shortage of cybersecurity is driving organizations to embrace alternative crowdsourcing approaches to application... More

Severe Global IT Security Shortage as 78% of Companies Understaffed (Verdict)

There is a significant and internationally widespread shortage of IT security staff, with 78% of security professionals across the US, the UK and the Asia Pacific region reporting ... More

IBM Study: More Than Half of Organizations with Cybersecurity Incident Response Plans Fail to Test Them (HITS)

IBM Security announced the results of a global study exploring organizations' preparedness when it comes to withstanding and recovering from a cyberattack. The study, conducted by ... More

Security is Key to the Success of Industry 4.0 (Forbes)

Overall, manufacturers need to raise the bar when it comes to security and in order to reap the full benefits of Industry 4.0, business leaders must support their IT teams both cul... More

5 IT Security Roles Businesses are Most Desperate to Fill (Tech Republic)

Finding and retaining workers in IT security continues to be a challenge for organizations, though IT professionals report a modestly increased shortfall of skilled security worker... More

Microsoft Tackles IoT Security with New Azure Updates (Dark Reading)

Microsoft announced Azure Security Center for IoT, a new set of programs and capabilities to help security teams monitor the security properties of industrial-connected devices. It... More

AWS Pushes Forward on Cloud Security, Database, AI Initiatives (eWeek)

At the AWS Summit in Santa Clara, the public cloud provider announced several new services and capabilities, while reinforcing core elements of its platform growth including artifi... More

How Netflix Pioneered Chaos Engineering (Tech HQ)

Beyond savvy marketing and a flawless business model, its product matters most, and it’s at the coalface where Netflix’s engineers have pioneered new ground - a method of softw... More

Lack of Skills the Main Challenge in Recruiting Information Security Talent (IA)

Cybersecurity is a demanding profession and the required skillset is diverse, with a mix of technical, leadership, business and communication skills necessary to effectively protec... More

Five Tech Trends Driving Cybersecurity in 2019 (Forbes)

Bob Bruns, Avanade: When industry analyst Gartner listed its top 10 technology trends for 2019, one of the primary themes that stood out was cybersecurity. Things continue to move ... More

Survey: Cybersecurity Pros Believe They Should Have the Right to ‘Hack Back’ (CBR)

At a recent IT event several discussions took place around the topic of cyberattacks from nation state actors, a survey conducted found that 87% of security professionals believe t... More