While massive data breaches typically hog all the cybersecurity headlines, SMB security is also at risk as cybercriminals go after easy targets with low IT budgets.
New data breach statistics revealed that while total numbers are down, disclosure times are still too high to comply with upcoming data privacy regulations.
The mean cost of an insider threat is $8.7 million, according to a recent global study, and data breaches involving negligent employees or contractors can cost organizations as much as $26 million.
As data breaches gain public attention, vulnerability disclosure becomes an increasingly crucial part of the incident response process.
IBM X-Force monitored major data breach trends throughout 2017 and gleaned key insights to help companies avoid headline-grabbing security incidents.
To avoid becoming the next piece of cybersecurity news, IT leaders must assess the security posture of third-party providers.
A bill proposed by members of the U.S. Senate would mandate jail time for business leaders who fail to disclose a data breach in a timely manner.
In the wake of a data breach, organizations should strive to be as transparent and responsive as possible to rebuild customer trust.
At the Cambridge Cyber Summit, IBM Security General Manager Marc van Zadelhoff offered three pieces of advice to help business prepare for a data breach.
IBM's Caleb Barlow suggested that most companies are unprepared to effectively respond to cybersecurity attacks after they are publicly disclosed.