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 •  October 23

The cost of cyber-crime increases, yet firms still misdirect their priorities by spending on ineffective security tools instead of investing in new technologies. Companies worldwide are hemorrhaging money as a result of cyber-attacks and misdirected investments in inefficient and ineffective security capabilities, according to a new report. These...

CIO Insight

 •  September 22

How Large Companies Tackle Cyber-Security Most large companies have cyber-security policies in place and focus on informing and training employees on security issues rather than enforcing policies. Large companies grapple with employees' disdain for strict cyber-security policy enforcement and invest in communicating and training personnel rather...

CIO Insight

 •  September 11

Is the cloud more—or less—secure than on-premises data centers? The "2017 Cloud Security Report," a study from Alert Logic, found 51 percent more security incidents per customer in on-premises installations than in public clouds. However, the report pointed out that more incidents do not necessarily translate into more breaches. The report also...

CIO Insight

 •  July 24

The Critical Need to Patch Vulnerabilities ASAP Security leaders struggle to implement vendor-supplied patches, but virtual patching can help prevent both lost revenue and lost user productivity. A new report claims that by the time a vulnerability is disclosed, 80 percent of exploits already exist, but only 70 percent of vendor-provided patches...

CIO Insight

 •  July 21

Companies Expect Cyber-Attacks but Aren't Prepared Most security leaders expect a cyber-attack to strike this year, but many of them are unprepared and struggling to keep pace with the threat environment. According to the "State of Cyber-Security 2017" research study from the Independent Systems Audit and Control Association (ISACA), 80 percent of...