With cyber risk an executive- and board-level concern, it's not enough to try to prevent attackers from gaining entry to your network. Advanced, persistent attackers can still get through even the most advanced defenses. Once they're in, they have the arduous task of moving from their initial point of entry to their ultimate target. This is the time when attackers are most vulnerable—and where we, as defenders, have an opportunity to tip the balance in our favor.
For 9 straight years now, Verizon has released the Data Breach Investigations Report to give cybersecurity professionals a detailed look into the threat landscape. The report is meant to help security teams keep up with increasingly sophisticated attackers.
As one half of the illusive 3.0 solution, Attacker View™ gives companies an opportunity to see their unique vulnerabilities to information security threats. This provides an advantage that most organizations have yet to benefit from in the cybersecurity context.
Cyber attackers only need one small crack in a security plan to invade and jeopardize an entire organization. As IBM and Ponemon Institute reported in their 2015 Cost of Data Breach Study: Global Analysis, this is becoming a costly problem for today’s businesses.
Over the past few years, zero-day attacks, which target software flaws, have generally been thought of as being on the rise. In fact, studies have found that from 2014-2015, the number of zero-day vulnerabilities discovered have increased by 125%.
Based on a recent survey of over 1000 IT professionals from Evolve IP, half of all IT leaders and administrators, believe that the public cloud is less secure than on-premise hosting.