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Monitoring&Analysis, Security

Security spending up, but adoption of cutting-edge tools is slow

October 10, 2019

Via: CSO

Security spending is expected to increase over the next 12 months at fully half of organizations, but questions linger as to whether that money is being targeted at the right problem and whether IT organizations are keeping up with latest […]


Monitoring&Analysis, Security

5 OT security takeaways CISOs need to communicate to stakeholders

October 8, 2019

Via: CSO

Operational technology (OT) is Gartner’s wide-ranging word for internet-connected industrial stuff, including industrial control systems (ICS) and supervisory control and data acquisition (SCADA) largely found in manufacturing and public utilities such as water treatment facilities and the energy grid. Cyber […]


Monitoring&Analysis, Security, Software

Understanding the Intersection of Security and IT-as-a-Service

October 7, 2019

Via: CSO

Security is invariably a top concern among executives, whether it relates to cloud, infrastructure, or any technology implementation. Boards of directors too are worried about potential fallout from breaches and hacks. Yet, public cloud in particular — where access and […]


Analysis, Monitoring&Analysis, Security

Security in A World of “WE” – Embracing Our Third Party Ecosystems

October 2, 2019

Via: Cisco Blog

In our increasingly digital world, technological innovation not only presents new opportunities, but also raises new risks and challenges that must be addressed collaboratively by industry, buyers, users, and policymakers. Specifically, digitization demands that risk be addressed across a dramatically […]


Monitoring&Analysis, Security

The Critical Need for Threat Intelligence

September 30, 2019

Via: CSO

Passive security devices deployed at a network edge waiting for some previously identified threat to trigger a response was the primary mode of security for over a decade. And though that approach has undergone some updating in the interim, it […]


Hardware, Monitoring&Analysis, Security

IoT roundup: Security holes abound, GE Digital makes noise and more

September 30, 2019

Via: Networkworld Security

The idea of security by obscurity has been comprehensively demolished over the years, which makes it even more troubling that IoT devices continue to be manufactured with basic vulnerabilities that make them susceptible to commensurately basic attacks. It’s not surprising […]


Monitoring&Analysis, Security

Cyber-risk management is about to get easier

September 27, 2019

Via: CSO

Cyber-risk management is more difficult at organizations today than it was two years ago. So say 73% of security professionals in a recent ESG research survey. (Note: I am an ESG employee.) Why? Survey respondents point to things like the […]


Monitoring&Analysis, Security

The Criticality of the Network in Securing IoT and Critical Infrastructure

September 25, 2019

Via: Cisco Blog

Security is the key to the success of any digital project, whether you are connecting critical infrastructure, industrial Internet of Things (IoT), or delivering data and telemetry to reduce costs and increase revenue. We have long advocated the need for […]


Analysis, Monitoring&Analysis, Security

Cybersecurity is a Team Sport

September 24, 2019

Via: Cisco Blog

The world is facing a collective challenge with a growing cyber threat landscape. Trends like the Internet of Things (IoT) and 5G are expanding the attack surface with over 40 billion devices expected online within five years. A new wave […]


Monitoring&Analysis, Security

Regulatory landscape provides added incentive for enterprises to explore blockchain

September 24, 2019

Via: CSO

The increasing emphasis on data privacy gained widespread attention last year with the enforcement deadline of the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR). Regardless of your perspective on GDPR and its impact on enterprises, the need for organizations to provide more […]