Despite the focus on exotic zero-day exploits and sophisticated hacking techniques, IT teams are more concerned about more mundane risks to their organizations, such as risky employee behavior and cloud security.
The past few decades in the information security field have been dominated by passive failure. Clearly, not every new idea has merit, but those ideas that come about scientifically and methodically have tremendous potential to improve the state of security.
Several financial analyst firms concluded extensive studies, surveying over a thousand CIOs and CSOs cumulatively, to gain a better understanding of how these breaches are impacting spending behaviors.
With cyber criminals increasingly targeting third-party vendors to gain backdoor access to data at large, well-protected global organizations, security professionals need to rethink their vendor risk management practices.