A very interesting piece of research by the Ponemon Institute on behalf of the security vendor Sophos. A summary of the study is below. Cyber security is often not a priority 58% of respondents say that management does not see cyber-attacks as a significant risk 44% say a strong security posture is not a priority. Those […]
Lloyds Risk Index – top 10
For the second year in a row, Coalfire examined the BYOD trend for interconnected employees and what it means for companies and the protection of their corporate data. Most organizations want the increase in productivity that mobile devices offer, but the majority do not provide company-owned tablets or mobile phones as a cost-saving measure. Employees who want to […]
The most valuable technical information was presented during the ‘Assessors Only’ session on Tuesday afternoon. The SSC covered the upcoming changes to the PCI DSS and PA-DSS standards. There was an open Q&A session with excellent insight on the industry’s concerns and the SSC’s intent with many of the proposed changes. Some of the key […]
NTT Integralis have produced a report highlighting the acceptance of Cloud Solutions. The full report can be found here. The report characterises organisations as fitting five cloud ‘personas’ defined by their level of enthusiasm for cloud computing and maturity of adoption. Ranging from Embracers at one end of the scale (very active in new technologies […]
As Big Data and BYOD become the accepted norm this Infographic demonstrates some of the facts about potential data breaches.