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In today’s world, it’s impossible to get away from overflowing regulations, ever-changing compliance standards, and the looming threat of a data breach. System glitches cause 25 percent of data breaches in 2019, and human error is the root cause of 24 percent of breaches. While much attention in the security world is placed on mal...
Automation of key network security functions will provide much needed consistency and control across hybrid network environments required to reduce the complexity gap. It will enhance compliance efforts, reduce risk, and improve productivity for time- and resource-strapped security teams. As a result, organizations can improve their overall s...
After years of enduring painful manual processes to produce compliance audit reports and manage multi-vendor firewall rules, FireMon’s Agile NSPM solutions reduced operational costs and enhanced a leading international retailer’s security and compliance posture.
Findings from a summer 2021 CyberRisk Alliance research survey The Critical Infrastructure Resilience and Readiness (CIRR) benchmark scores covered in this report are based on an online CyberRisk Alliance survey conducted from July through September 2021. The survey targeted members of InfraGard — a nonprofit organization serving as a public...
The core principle behind Zero Trust is simple: never trust, always verify. Actually implementing a Zero Trust strategy, though? That can seem like a daunting process. But Zero Trust is more relevant — and more important — than ever before. As cybersecurity threats, business models, and workforce dynamics evolve, applying the principle of lea...
ServiceNow a Leader in Gartner® Magic Quadrant™ for IT Vendor Risk Management Tools 2021. ServiceNow Vendor Risk Management delivers a fast, smart, and connected way to manage third-party risk and build supplier resilience. Read the full, complimentary report for: – An unbiased evaluation of vendors – Insight into movements in the...
Find out how you are doing compared to your peers of similar size. As a security leader, you’re faced with a tough choice. Even as you increase your budget for sophisticated security software, your exposure to cybercrime keeps going up! IT security seems to be a race between effective technology and clever attack methods. However, t...
Phishing and ransomware have become household names for all the wrong reasons. Wave after wave of phishing attacks that threaten account compromise, data breaches and malware infection continue to keep even the most hardened information security professional up at night. Ransomware is a second critical threat, with a well-played ransomware attack...
Zero trust is expected to double the average efficacy of cybersecurity protections against a range of threats and incident types. Organizations view strengthening identity and access management as the key design modification for zero trust initiatives, with confidential files being the most important data source to protect. Most organizations...
70% of employees & 40% of customers are required to use MFA while accessing corporate applications and data sources. The increasing use of cloud-based applications, among other factors, has created an environment in which account takeovers and similar types of incursions are becoming much more common. This is where multi-factor authentica...
PlexTrac recently partnered with CyberRisk Alliance to conduct a research study on the maturity of security teams based on purple teaming practices. This research focused on a few key topics: Adversarial emulation Red and blue teaming Purple teaming and more The results, which came from 315 security practitioners from the United States and ...
The majority of system vulnerabilities come from application code. These vulnerabilities can give cyber criminals the ability to take over your system, steal critical data, and spread malware. In this guide, get the 10 Secure Coding Best Practices and do everything you can to secure code before it is deployed.
SaaS Defense has arrived. Join us for a virtual discussion about Datto’s comprehensive threat protection and spam filtering solution for MSPs. Datto’s top product leaders and Tony Palmer from Enterprise Strategy Group will share the following: The supporting data around the growing dangers of phishing and email security How to ch...
Integrating SOAR and MITRE ATT&CK can act as a force multiplier, providing advanced context on attacks so analysts can stay ahead of attackers and reduce the overall attack surface. Download ESG’s White Paper and learn how ServiceNow SOAR can help you operationalize MITRE ATT&CK.
In response to high-profile data breaches, staggering fines, and rapidly evolving privacy and data requirements, CIOs and CISOs are facing a critical mandate: to enable their investigative teams with the tools and solutions needed to quickly, easily and securely investigate external cyber threats, internal security lapses and compliance practices. ...
There are three critical pieces in any breach management puzzle—and only one of those takes place after the incident. This means that the best way to mitigate risks is to invest and prepare ahead of time, and have plans in place for incidents that do occur. This whitepaper takes a closer look at: Common impacts of a breach 3 ways to mitigate t...
Frederick Bendžius-Drennan, Datto RMM Product Manager, demonstrates how RMM Ransomware Detection monitors for the presence of ransomware in real time, attempts to terminate the ransomware process, and isolates infected devices from the network to prevent further spread.
The paradigm shift from a fixed to a nebulous ecosystem of people, devices and systems requires a shift from legacy network security solutions that can’t fully protect today’s hybrid enterprises. So, what’s the answer? The right Zero Trust Network Access (ZTNA) solution delivers secure, unified and consistent control for al...
Legacy business VPN remote access solutions weren’t designed to handle the security challenges of today’s distributed workforce and escalating threat landscapes. Zero Trust Network Access (ZTNA) is the new industry standard for secure access to anything from anywhere by anyone. Find out how you can easily migrate your business fro...
Get the guide to better understand the options for third-party cyber risk management (TPCRM), whether you are looking to advance your current program maturity, or are just getting started.
Ransomware continues to dominate headlines with no sign of slowing down. What started more than 30 years ago has become one of the most prevalent and lucrative cyberattacks that does not discriminate by company size, industry, or geography. In addition, with the growth of the digital ecosystem, ransomware can now work its way not only...
Did you know that even though organizations recognize third-party threats expose them to great risk, many fail to take adequate measures to mitigate it? The report identifies four major themes: ·â€¯â€¯How today’s organizations constantly exchange confidential information with third parties and why this exposes both sides to significant cyber...
Executive and board conversations revolve around revenue projections and any risks that could get in the way.  Mention application security and they won’t care. Bring up application risk — which includes both security and compliance — and you’ll be in a better position to discuss technology needed to reduce the risk. Risk...
The costs of cybercrime reach far beyond the ransoms paid. It encompasses the costs of the damage and destruction of data, lost productivity, theft of intellectual property, theft of personal and financial data, and not to mention reputational harm. More than half of all cyberattacks are committed against small-to-midsize businesses (SMBs), c...
Free your files! Get the most informative and complete hostage rescue manual on ransomware. The Ransomware Manual is packed with actionable info that you need to have to prevent infections, and what to do when you are hit with ransomware. You will also receive a Ransomware Attack Response Checklist and Ransomware Prevention Checklist. You will lear...
People impact security outcomes, much more often than any technology, policy or process. Cyber security threats continue to proliferate and become more costly to businesses that suffer a data breach. When it comes to combating these growing risks, most organizations continue to place more trust in technology-based solutions than on training t...
Last year’s overnight shift to remote work drove rapid changes in security and IT priorities – resulting in more challenges than ever before. Now, as teams prep for a post-pandemic “new normal”, IT and security teams are facing fresh obstacles. Axonius partnered with Enterprise Strategy Group (ESG) for a global survey of IT...
As IT and security teams struggle to manage a complex sprawl of devices, users, cloud services and software, there’s one certainty we can rely on (thanks to the second law of thermodynamics): things will only get more complex. But there’s good news. What we previously thought of as “asset management” has evolved. Today...
As the world adjusts to a rising levels of remote workers, a large increase in remote endpoints, and a unique new feeling of overall uneasiness, how can companies ensure their employees have access to the tools and processes they need to stay productive? The status quo of endpoint lifecycle management has expired, and many companies are scram...
As companies adapt to an increasingly remote workforce, security leaders are struggling with an explosion of devices requiring sensitive corporate data access outside of the traditional security perimeter. Attackers leverage gaps in protection measures exposed by this expanding attack surface to move laterally through corporate networks and c...
Again and again, ransomware tops lists of cybersecurity threats for good reason. Ransomware has attacked tens of thousands of organizations from small to very large, brought down hospitals, pipelines, food production conglomerates, police stations and even entire cities. But the key to mitigating this scourge is understanding that ransomware is no...
In this whitepaper, you’ll learn how organizations can confidently move their most mission-critical workloads to a secure, compliant, and reliable cloud with ServiceNow on Microsoft Azure.
Cybercriminals are resilient. How about you? Staying ahead of the bad actors. Companies have responded to cybercrime by implementing security point solutions, but this is not effective. Learn how better cyber resilience requires collaboration between IT and security, standardized security incident response processes, and an enterprise-grade i...
ServiceNow a Leader in Gartner® Magic Quadrant™ for IT Risk Management 2021. This is an invaluable tool for those seeking a third-party, unbiased evaluation of vendors as resilience, risk management, and agility become essential for business. Read the full, complimentary report for: – A third-party, unbiased evaluation of vendors –...
Forrester Total Economic Impact™ of KnowBe4 Offers 276% ROI and Payback Within 3 Months Cost Savings & Business Benefits Enabled by the KnowBe4 and PhishER Platforms KnowBe4 commissioned Forrester Consulting to conduct a Total Economic ImpactTM study examining the potential Return on Investment (ROI) enterprises might realize by deploying Kno...
Across the globe, enterprises are racing towards cloud migration. To ensure secure access for remote workforces, identity and PAM platforms have a responsibility to keep pace. This eBook decodes the history of PAM and its password vaulting roots and highlights how modern enterprises can achieve Zero Trust with a cloud-first solution.
Identity isn’t what it was a decade ago. Changes in the technology & regulatory landscape, user behavior, and organizational priorities have transformed it from a compliance-oriented discipline to a business enabler — and often a board-level initiative. This eBook showcases proven guidance on preparing, implementing, and evaluating ...
Asset management is foundational to security. Whether device discovery, incident response, vulnerability management, GRC and audits, or anything in between — you can’t do any of it without a complete understanding of everything in your environment. But traditional asset inventory approaches? They’re manual, error-prone, and time consum...
From K-12 to colleges and universities, the education sector is no stranger to cyber attacks. Your school or university is a treasure trove of information worth its weight in gold to hackers. Personally identifiable information ripe for social engineering attacks, payment card details, even healthcare information can be found through educational in...
This Technical Validation report, researched and written by ESG, a leading IT analyst, research, validation and strategy firm, provides independent proof that a technology solution delivers on its advertising promises. Take a deep-dive into ThreatX’s API and web application protection platform to see how it works (lots of screenshots) a...
The 2021 Gartner® Magic Quadrant™ for Web Application and API Protection dives into how the API protection and web application security landscape continues to evolve. New challenges and requirements associated with API use are exponentially expanding the threat landscape and require a modern security approach to protect the increased risk tha...
Cloud breaches are widening the potential attack surface. Protecting your organization calls for a security program that integrates tools and teams involved to see the bigger picture and understand risks. Read this ebook to learn six steps for more efficient and effective attack surface hardening.
Business continuity planning requires tools that operationalize business continuity, disaster recovery, and crisis management while minimizing disruptions. Learn how ServiceNow Business Continuity Management is designed to break down silos and facilitate collaboration across the enterprise.
As we move into 2022, ransomware shows no signs of slowing down – that’s no surprise. What we have seen in the past 18 months, however, is a shift in tactics: targets have shifted to ever-larger organizations, and the business model that dictates how ransomware attacks occur has evolved. It’s up to IT professionals to proactively deal w...
Ransomware gangs are finding and exploiting vulnerabilities in the healthcare sector to shut down vital services until they are paid. This report studies their attack pathways, and what controls to apply along the attack paths.
Deep dive into the state of ransomware in the financial services sector. Based on an independent survey of 550 financial services IT decision-makers across the globe, it reveals: The prevalence of ransomware in financial services How often financial service organizations pay the ransom How much data victims get back after paying up The full cos...
Deep dive into the state of ransomware in healthcare in 2021. Based on an independent survey of 328 healthcare IT managers around the globe, it reveals: The prevalence of ransomware in healthcare How often attackers succeed in encrypting healthcare data Whether paying the ransom really gets you your data back The true, full cost to recover fro...
Including the licensed Forrester report: A Practical Guide To Zero Trust Implementation   Since Forrester first introduced the model over a decade ago, Zero Trust has gained popularity and become the preferred security model for many enterprise and government organizations. The Zero Trust model shifts the focus of security from a perimeter-base...
Organizations need sound data privacy and protection strategies and programs to minimize risk and ensure compliance. Read the 2021 BigID/ServiceNow report which highlights: – Who is leading privacy programs – Biggest challenges – Privacy by design strategies – Data privacy solutions and technologies
Change can happen in an instant, and over the last year, many leaders learned that firsthand. This book features stories told at Knowledge 2021 from organizations like Bupa, TCF Bank, and the University of Southern California and how they handle complex challenges with the help of workflows.
Ransomware is the fastest growing malware threat, but detection and response are both challenging. Too often, ransomware is seen as solely a technology or security issue even though it impacts the entire enterprise. Read this white paper to learn a four-phase, prudent approach to ransomware defense.
Security hygiene and posture management challenges are being driven by the growing attack surface due to accelerated cloud computing initiatives and cybersecurity issues. ESG surveyed 398 IT and cybersecurity professionals to get more insights into trends and how professionals are resolving issues.
Many IT and security teams struggle to gain the right level of visibility into all assets, making it harder to secure them. Asset data exists in many different places – but the data is siloed, duplicative, or contradictory. This makes it very difficult for IT and security teams to answer even the most basic questions about their IT environmen...
Automation has become critical survival equipment in security operations, but few feel like they are doing it right. Read this webinar summary to learn the results of a new survey, how to improve, and which security processes are being automated. Discover: – Where organizations are in their journey to defining and automating security us...
Spear phishing emails remain a top attack vector for the bad guys, yet most companies still don’t have an effective strategy to stop them. This enormous security gap leaves you open to business email compromise, session hijacking, ransomware and more. Don’t get caught in a phishing net! Learn how to avoid having your end users ta...
Change can happen in an instant, and over the last year, many leaders learned that firsthand. This book features stories told at Knowledge 2021 from organizations like Bupa, TCF Bank, and the University of Southern California and how they handle complex challenges with the help of workflows.
The goal of your corporate security infrastructure is to protect corporate data, access to on-premises and cloud-based systems, sensitive information like login credentials and customer data, and even physical assets. Most organizations approach this by deploying various types of security hardware, software and cloud services. However, cybers...
5 ways to reduce risk with continuous monitoring Today, organizations are struggling to manage risk. Manual assessments and siloed tools can’t keep up. Actionable, integrated risk management depends on continuous monitoring. Read about the five ways every enterprise can modernize their approach to risk through continuous monitoring and ...
CEO fraud has ruined the careers of many executives and loyal employees. Don’t be one of them. Over the last three years, CEO fraud has been responsible for more than $26 billion in losses. Despite these losses, CEO fraud remains a blind spot for many C-level executives who quickly learn the consequences of a weak cyber-risk assessment....
Supply chain attacks are notoriously difficult to detect. Consequently, many organizations are unprepared to defend against them because they don’t know where to start or don’t believe themselves important enough to be targeted through the compromise of a trusted partner. Read this report to learn: How supply chain attacks work 5...
The impact of ransomware on businesses cannot be overstated. Cybersecurity Magazine estimates that ransomware attacks will cause $20 billion in damage in 2021 — a staggering 57X more than in 2015. So how can managed service providers (MSPs) prepare themselves and their clients for a potential impact? It’s important to consider the issue...
Leaders have embraced digital change but have only recently understood the role integrated risk management (IRM) plays in digital transformation. It isn’t a defensive strategy. It’s a necessary ingredient. Learn how to succeed with IRM and to maintain resilience as work flows across the enterprise.