McAfee Labs Threats Report August 2019

Available at: https://www.mcafee.com/enterprise/en-us/threat-center/mcafee-labs/reports.html Key report takeaways: Ransomware attacks grew by 118% in the first quarter of 2019 New ransomware malware continues to be developed Cryptojacking, designed to steal credentials, continues to grow IoT grows as a target due to weak security and growing adoption More than 2 billion accounts were exposed in data dumps in … Continue reading McAfee Labs Threats Report August 2019

Symantec 2019 Cloud Security Threat Report

Available at: https://www.symantec.com/security-center/cloud-security-threat-report Key report takeaways: The gap between the perception of how much cloud services are being used in corporations and the reality is significant, with the reality being 300% greater than the perception 84% of respondents noted the need for additional staff to manage and secure their cloud environments Only 1 in 10 … Continue reading Symantec 2019 Cloud Security Threat Report

Shred-it Data Protection Report 2019

Available at: https://www.shredit.com/en-us/data-protection/home?returnurl=%2fen-us%2fresource-center&page=1 Key report takeaways: 35% of American's state they would lose trust in an organization following a breach 25% of consumers state that they would take their business elsewhere following a breach Only a third of consumers believe all breaches are disclosed 55% of c-suite respondents support the statement that breaches are not … Continue reading Shred-it Data Protection Report 2019

Check Point’s 2019 Security Report

Available at: https://blog.checkpoint.com/2019/03/04/check-points-2019-security-report/ Key report takeaways: Cybercrime, and in particular targeted attacks (whaling), continue to be the primary motivation of attacksMobile malware as an avenue of attack will grow in frequency and sophisticationCloud services will be increasingly targeted as companies move data and operations to itCryptojacking will continue to both be prevalent and largely escape … Continue reading Check Point’s 2019 Security Report

nCipher IT Leaders Survey

Available at: https://go.ncipher.com/rs/104-QOX-775/images/Infosecurity-2019-survey-pr.pdf Key report takeaways: nCipher Security surveyed 250 IT decision makers with responsibility over security purchases, revealing attitudes towards data breaches, regulation, security training and emerging technologies. Some of the key findings included: 61% would be willing to cover up a data breach if it meant escaping fines55% felt that they were not … Continue reading nCipher IT Leaders Survey