The pandemic has changed how we get work done. Now, data security must catch up. In less than two weeks, our entire work culture shifted. In response to COVID-19, on March 19, 2020, California declared the first statewide stay-at-home order. By March 30, 26 states had joined California, sending millions to work from home. With
Insights from discussions with more than 20 CISOs, CEOs, CTOs, and security leaders. Every cybersecurity professional knows that crisis often breeds threats. That said, the anecdotes we’re seeing during the COVID-19 pandemic are uniquely frightening: health agencies getting attacked, growth in mass phishing operations, and the discovery of security flaws in leading communications platforms are
FBI and security experts warn that attackers are particularly targeting cloud-based email systems at the moment. This week the US Federal Bureau of Investigations (FBI) urged businesses and remote workers to be extra wary of business email compromise (BEC) scams through cloud-based email, warning that attackers have redoubled their efforts to carry out BEC attacks
Don’t just report metrics — analyze, understand, monitor, and adjust them. These 10 tips will show you how. It takes a significant effort by security teams to build robust metrics that serve the organization well and add value. But keeping that framework strong over time is also an area that requires strategic investment. Unfortunately, it’s
In nearly every security environment, competing priorities are a constant battleground. Here’s how to keep the focus on what’s important. When I sit down to write an article, I encounter any number of distractions. Each distraction seems to want nothing more than to keep me from writing. But my distractibility is not limited to writing.