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Ransomware: Practical tips to improve resiliency

The State of ransomware 2022  report from Sophos found that two-thirds of 5,600 survey respondents say their organisations were affected by ransomware in 2021 – nearly double that of the previous year. Almost half (46%) of those surveyed admit that their organisations were attacked by encrypting ransomware and they had to pay a ransom to get their data back.  As  Paul Watts, distinguished analyst at the Information Security Forum (ISF) , points out, all the time ransoms are paid, the appeal of the crime remains. It is a difficult cycle to break. “Despite...

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Der Dreiklang für mehr Cybersicherheit: Führung, Resilienz und Technologie

Die  Cybersicherheitsorganisationen  in Unternehmen, also der Bereich des Chief Information Security Officer ( Ciso ), sind heute nicht mehr nur für die Erstellung und Überwachung von Regelwerken und technische Sicherheitsmaßnahmen erforderlich, sondern übernehmen eine wichtige Aufgabe im Bereich der Business Resilience, also der  Widerstandsfähigkeit und Überlebensfähigkeit  von Unternehmen bei Cyberangriffen und darüber hinaus. Der Ciso ist heute regelmäßiger Teilnehmer bei Vorstands- und Aufsichtsratssitzungen...

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CISOs must convince their C-Suite to get on board with zero-trust security

Access to digital systems should be based on principles, not roles, to promote a  zero-trust security environment , Yahoo’s senior principle architect has said. But convincing senior leaders they need to apply for network access will be a major challenge for  CISOs .  Yahoo’s Bryan Meister said most companies rely on role-based accessed control (RBAC), which can put networks at risk.  The concept of principle-based access control (PBAC) has been described by the  US’s National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST)  as where...

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KuppingerCole says EPDR market to reach USD$33.8 billion by 2025

Analysts from KuppingerCole have predicted that the Endpoint Protection, Detection and Response (EPDR) market is set to reach USD$33.8 billion by 2025. This comes at a time when an increase in malware and ransomware attacks has led many companies to actively search for more efficient and effective solutions. KuppingerCole says many cybersecurity vendors have combined Endpoint Protection (EPP), which encompasses next-generation anti-malware, application controls, and URL filtering with EDR solutions, as it simplifies deployment and management for customers. This creates the...

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KuppingerCole says EPDR market to reach USD$33.8 billion by 2025

Analysts from KuppingerCole have predicted that the Endpoint Protection, Detection and Response (EPDR) market is set to reach USD$33.8 billion by 2025. This comes at a time when an increase in malware and ransomware attacks has led many companies to actively search for more efficient and effective solutions. KuppingerCole says many cybersecurity vendors have combined Endpoint Protection (EPP), which encompasses next-generation anti-malware, application controls, and URL filtering with EDR solutions, as it simplifies deployment and management for customers. This creates the...

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KuppingerCole says EPDR market to reach USD$33.8 billion by 2025

Analysts from KuppingerCole have predicted that the Endpoint Protection, Detection and Response (EPDR) market is set to reach USD$33.8 billion by 2025. This comes at a time when an increase in malware and ransomware attacks has led many companies to actively search for more efficient and effective solutions. KuppingerCole says many cybersecurity vendors have combined Endpoint Protection (EPP), which encompasses next-generation anti-malware, application controls, and URL filtering with EDR solutions, as it simplifies deployment and management for customers. This creates the...

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Musk’s Twitter takeover sent thousands flocking to Mastodon. Here’s what I discovered using the app

The last point was quickly explained when I, 10 hours later, got the link and was able to log in. Mastodon was having tech issues, its developers were  “tooting”  (Mastodon-speak for tweeting) early on Tuesday.  Hundreds of thousands of users have joined the platform  since Elon Musk took over Twitter. His reign has so far been characterized by  mass layoffs  and a series of changes to content moderation and the  verification process . Reports have also emerged of Musk considering  putting all of Twitter behind a paywall . Mastodon...

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The rise of the chief trust officer? Vodafone security boss expects CISO role to split

The role of  CISO  is likely to split in two in the near future, with new positions created heading up security and trust in IT operations, Vodafone Business’s head of  cybersecurity  believes.  Andrzej Kawalec, head of cybersecurity at  Vodafone  Business, was speaking at the  Cybersecurity Leadership Summit in Berlin  hosted by analysis company KuppingerCole on Wednesday, as part of a panel on the key attributes for the CISO of the future. He said building trust in digital systems, for staff and customers, was becoming such a...

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KuppingerCole analysts predict Identity Fabrics market to grow

Analysts from KuppingerCole have predicted that the Identity Fabrics market is set to reach USD$8.2 billion by 2025. They also found that the market is growing significantly, with multiple vendors offering modern solutions. The growth has been reported to be strong and steady, but there are often complexities involved in individual situations. Shifting to an Identity Fabric approach involves the migration or implementation of IAM platforms, including the integration of a large number of systems and business applications, and thus relatively complex projects. KuppingerCole...

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KuppingerCole analysts predict Identity Fabrics market to grow

Analysts from KuppingerCole have predicted that the Identity Fabrics market is set to reach USD$8.2 billion by 2025. They also found that the market is growing significantly, with multiple vendors offering modern solutions. The growth has been reported to be strong and steady, but there are often complexities involved in individual situations. Shifting to an Identity Fabric approach involves the migration or implementation of IAM platforms, including the integration of a large number of systems and business applications, and thus relatively complex projects. KuppingerCole...

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Cisco report: 81 percent of all smartphones have biometrics enabled

The percentage of phones with built-in  biometrics  capabilities remained at around 81 percent over the last year, according to Cisco Duo’s 2022 Trusted Access Report. The adoption rates for biometrics was similar to 2021 findings following significant growth for several consecutive years. The new data, gathered via the company’s Duo identity and device health solutions, also suggests a 50 percent increase in accounts allowing  WebAuthn  authentication since April 2019. Further, the number of transactions with multi-factor authentication ( MFA )...

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