Cloud computing continues to become a more prolific and revolutionary technology, leading many firms to migrate applications, data and other assets into these advanced environments. As change is one of the more consistent creators of risk in IT security, cloud migrations must be handled properly and in such a way that maintains protection of sensitive information and systems.
There is no denying that enterprise mobility has been one of the most challenging trends for businesses and others when it comes to security throughout the past several years. Studies indicate that decision-makers have largely struggled to strike the right chord when writing policies, enforcing the protocols and ensuring seamless protection of data traveling into and out of mobile devices such as smartphones, tablets and portable computers.
Our 2015 Security Study, The Cyber Security Readiness of Canadian Organizations, surveyed over 600 IT security professionals in Canada. We wanted to study how Canadian organizations are responding to cyber security threats and what technologies and tactics lead to organizations obtaining a stronger security posture. Our infographic below outlines some of the key findings from the report. If you'd like to download a free copy of the complete report, you can do so by clicking here.
The past 12 months have been filled with significant data breaches, compromised networks and myriad other security breaches, many of which have been fueled by the rapid deployment of new technologies. Looking toward 2015, there is no doubt that organizations in the public and private sectors will continue to be challenged by hackers and other threats with accelerating frequency.
The cybercrime war has been long and arduous, with hackers and other threats continuing to gain more ground against the average business or public sector agency. Although the technologies behind IT security have been firmly placed on the priority list, many companies appear to be missing the mark when it comes to human enablement and preparations.
Big data has quickly transformed from a relatively novel and uncharted offshoot of business intelligence to one of the highest priorities of decision-makers in a wide range of industries. Global electronic information volumes continue to explode, and enterprises are beginning to leverage the power of big data to capitalize.