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One-third of software used by banks has high-risk flaws, Veracode research finds

Veracode, a leading provider of application security testing (AST) solutions, has released findings from its State of Software Security (SOSS) Volume 10 report showing the finance industry fixes 76% of flaws in its software, well above the average 56% across all industries. Yet the report also found financial services institutions were the second slowest industry, […]

FireEye research reveals 51% of organisations don’t believe they’re ready for cyberattack

FireEye, the intelligence-led security company, has released its inaugural FireEye Cyber Trendscape Report. FireEye surveyed over 800 CISOs and other senior executives across North America, Europe and Asia to uncover attitudes towards some of cybersecurity’s most prevalent topics. Further, this global snapshot offers context that can aid critical planning discussions with key stakeholders. “Our new […]

Fortinet reveals findings of latest quarterly Global Threat Landscape Report

Fortinet, a global leader in broad, integrated and automated cybersecurity solutions, has announced the findings of its latest quarterly Global Threat Landscape Report. The research reveals that cybercriminals continue to look for new attack opportunities throughout the digital attack surface. At the same time, they are shifting attack vectors such as targeting publicly available Edge services […]

Study reveals companies are struggling to better optimise, manage and protect multi-cloud infrastructures

A vast majority of enterprises worldwide have adopted multi-cloud strategies to keep pace with the need for Digital Transformation and IT efficiency, but they face significant challenges in managing the complexities and added requirements of these new application and data delivery infrastructures. This is according to a global survey conducted by the Business Performance Innovation […]

Over three quarters of UK workforce lack basic cyber training

According to a new study from Centrify, a leading provider of cloud-ready Zero Trust Privilege to secure modern enterprises, 77% of UK workers admit they have never received any form of cyberskills training from their employer. The survey of 2,000 full-time UK workers in professional services, conducted by independent survey company, Censuswide, also found that over one quarter […]

SANS Institute identifies security blind spots as organisations tackle advanced threats

As the quantity and frequency of advanced threats continue to accelerate, a SANS Institute survey entitled, Effectively Addressing Advanced Threats has found that a continued lack of visibility and the complexity of managing data across both on-premise and cloud infrastructures is further complicating the battle against such threats. Of the organisations surveyed, 74% have a […]

Hybrid cloud future bright as 73% of enterprises moving apps back on prem

Nutanix, a leader in enterprise cloud computing, has announced the findings of its second global Enterprise Cloud Index survey and research report, which measures enterprise progress with adopting private, hybrid and public clouds. The new report found enterprises plan to aggressively shift investment to hybrid cloud architectures, with respondents reporting steady and substantial hybrid deployment […]

Gurucul study shows nearly half of companies can’t respond to insider threats until it’s too late

Gurucul, a leader in behaviour based security and fraud analytics technology for on-premises and the cloud, has announced that nearly half of the companies surveyed for its 2020 Insider Threat Report are unable to remediate insider threats until after data loss has occurred. The Cybersecurity Insiders and Gurucul study found that lack of visibility into […]

CIOs confirm workflow digitisation is improving outcomes across functions

CIOs confirm that workflow digitisation is improving outcomes across critical business functions but a study from ServiceNow reveals weaknesses in people and process are holding back Digital Transformation results. CIOs across EMEA report that digitisation is increasing the effectiveness of key business lines, including customer service, HR, finance, IT and legal, yet a large proportion […]

GDPR is transforming consumer trust and data security in Europe, according to Check Point survey

New research commissioned by Check Point shows that GDPR is delivering a strong positive effect overall for European businesses – but with some significant variations between countries in terms of adopting GDPR measures. Check Point has also developed a new free online tool called GDPRate to guide businesses through the essential components of an effective […]

UK enterprises concerned about ability to transfer data post-Brexit

UK enterprises are increasingly concerned over whether they will be able to transfer data when the UK leaves the European Union – according to research by 4sl. In the survey of 200 UK IT decision makers in October 2019, 60% of large enterprises were concerned about their ability to transfer data from the EU to […]

CIISec warns organisations are at risk due to lack of diversity

The IT security industry is still failing to attract workers beyond a highly limited demographic, the Chartered Institute of Information Security (CIISec) has warned. Unless it can embrace greater diversity – in gender, age, ethnicity, disabilities and experience – it will face a stagnating workforce and be unable to keep up with a rapidly expanding […]

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