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The Ripple Effect of a Data Breach
Published: 09/27/2022

Originally published by PKWARE here. The after effects of a data breach can reach far and wide. Lesser seen impact can include the cost of remediation, revenue loss, reputational harm, national security, even human life. The ripple effect of indirect costs—monetary and otherwise—can end up impact...

Attention CISOs: The Board Doesn’t Care About Buzzwords
Published: 09/22/2022

Originally published by Lookout here. Written by Paul Simmonds, Global Identity Foundation. We live in an IT world surrounded by buzzwords that are largely marketing gimmicks. Zero Trust, for example, is a concept no one actually understands and is slapped onto everything, including derivativ...

3 Trends from Verizon’s 2022 Data Breach Investigations Report
Published: 09/21/2022

Originally published by Authomize here. Written by Gabriel Avner, Authomize. The Verizon Data Breach Investigations Report is essentially infosec’s report card. It comes out right before summer vacation and gives us an ~120 page snapshot of the state of security. The findings, much like my report...

Data Breaches Can Cost Far More than Money
Published: 09/20/2022

Originally published by PKWARE here. Every year, cyber-attack statistics grow larger and more threatening. In 2021 alone, the average number of cyberattacks and data breaches increased by 15.1 percent over 2020. This sharp increase should prompt organizations to consider when—not if—they will...

Insider Risk Management: Security Starts Within
Published: 09/14/2022

Originally published by DoControl here. Written by Corey O'Connor, DoControl. When it comes to addressing insider risk, security starts within. Protecting sensitive company data from exfiltration and misuse requires a combination of the right people, process, and technology. Managing insider risk...

How to Leverage the NIST Framework for a More Effective SAP Security Strategy
Published: 09/13/2022

Originally published by Onapsis here.Business applications like SAP are responsible for running the enterprise, powering operations and fueling the global economy. Considering 77% of the world’s transactional revenue touches an SAP system and 92% of the Forbes Global 2000 uses SAP, a successful a...

If a Recession Comes, Cut Cyber Professionals at Your Peril
Published: 08/10/2022

Originally published by CXO REvolutionaries here. Written by David Cagigal, CIO, State of Wisconsin (former).I was working for a utility company in 2008 when a bubble burst in the housing market and caused the economy to collapse. We were all asked to tighten our belts. I knew then that I had to ...

What is a Merchant-Initiated Transaction, and Why is it Considered Low Risk?
Published: 08/09/2022

Originally published by TokenEx here.Written by Anni Burchfiel, Content Marketing Specialist, TokenEx.A merchant-initiated transaction is a payment initiated by the merchant instead of the cardholder. These transactions are initiated on behalf of the customer based on an agreement between the mer...

Why You Need Application Security Testing for Business-Critical Applications: Part 4
Published: 08/08/2022

Originally published by Onapsis here. This blog series discusses the importance of building secure business-critical applications with application security testing. In the final blog in this series, we discuss how vulnerabilities in custom code and transports can lead to security and compliance i...

The 5 Faces of Development Risk
Published: 07/28/2022

Written by Tony Karam, Strategic Marketing Leader, Concourse Labs.Which of these development risks do you recognize?Delivering cloud-native applications, quickly, is an existential requirement for most businesses. Security, Risk Management, and DevSecOps leaders are tasked with ensuring cloud mis...

What Is an Acceptable Risk for Online Payments?
Published: 07/27/2022

This blog was originally published by TokenEx here.Written by Valerie Hare, Content Marketing Specialist, TokenEx.If your business handles online payments, there are risks associated with this. These risks include everything from chargebacks and fraud to data breaches and payment declines. With m...

C-SCRM and the C-Suite: Securing Executive Buy-In for Supply Chain Risk Management
Published: 07/27/2022

This blog was originally published by CXO REvolutionaries here.Written by Brad Moldenhauer, CISO, Americas, ZScaler.Unfortunately, it's not enough for today's IT leaders to concern themselves with the security of their own organizations. Complex and convoluted supply chains have seized their atte...

Securely Enable Multi-Cloud Architecture for a Future-Ready Workplace
Published: 07/26/2022

This blog was originally published by HCL Technologies here. Written by Magnus Hultman, Sales Director, Cybersecurity & GRC Services, HCL Technologies. The adoption of new technologies has invariably accelerated the digital transformation of businesses and their ways of working. With constant ...

Lessons Learned from Scanning Over 10,000 Kubernetes Clusters
Published: 07/25/2022

This blog was originally published by ARMO here. Written by Jonathan Kaftzan, VP Marketing & Business Development, ARMO. With Kubernetes adoption continuing to rise, we've seen multiple studies add to the growing body of research for enterprise K8s deployments this past year. Companies leveraging...

How to Protect Data in AWS S3
Published: 07/22/2022

This blog was originally published by BigID here. Written by Dimitri Sirota, BigID. S3 object store has become a popular foundation for storing unstructured documents and mixed file types with elastic scale. However, like with any wide and deep data lake, it creates unique data security challenge...

Cloud Data Protection
Published: 07/21/2022

Written by Luigi Belvivere, Elena Minghelli, and Sara Frati of NTT DATA. IntroductionIn the digital era and its digital transition, business and institutions have clearly understood that a robust cloud security is essential. It is well known that security threats evolve in parallel with the evol...

A Survey of FedRAMP's New Supply Chain Requirements
Published: 07/21/2022

This blog was originally published by Coalfire here.Written by Adam Smith, Senior Director, Cloud Infrastructure, Coalfire.Supply Chain ManagementOver the past few years, supply chain management has shifted from a background requirement that everyone unknowingly relies upon, to being a commonly t...

Shift Left is Only Part of Secure Software Delivery
Published: 07/11/2022

This blog was originally published by Sysdig here. Written by Anna Belak, Sysdig and Effi Goldstein, Snyk. We’re living in the age of accelerated consumption and delivery. You can get a seemingly infinite selection of products delivered to your door within two days, for free, from thousands of mi...

View TPRM Risk Through Four Lenses
Published: 07/11/2022

This blog was originally published by Coalfire here. Written by Jon Knohl, Coalfire. Organizations can more effectively evaluate their risk profile by measuring confidentiality, integrity, and availability as they each relate to the enterprise-wide domains of financial, regulatory, reputational, ...

The Access-Risk Landscape in 2022
Published: 07/06/2022

Written by Marie Prokopets, Co-founder and COO, Nira. Introduction The number of data breaches and cases of unauthorized access to cloud-based documents, what we call — Access-Risk incidents — has skyrocketed over the past few years. In fact, 68% of information security professionals felt th...

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