Category Archives: survey

Small security teams overwhelmed by onslaught of cyber attacks

Companies with small security teams, generally SMEs, are facing a number of unique challenges, placing these organizations at greater risk than their larger enterprise counterparts, according to Cynet. These enhanced risks are moving 100% of these companies to outsource at least some aspects of security threat mitigation in order to safeguard IT assets. In this survey of 200 CISOs at SMEs with five or fewer security staff members and cybersecurity budgets of $1 million or … More

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Automation and no-code are driving the future of business operations

More than 95% of respondents indicated that business operations has become a more important function in their organization in the past year, a Tonkean survey reveals. The survey of 500 IT and business operations professionals at large and mid-sized companies also showed growing frustrations with the status quo of resources and tools to perform operations work. Lack of technical resources delaying projects 86% of respondents said their projects at least occasionally get delayed because of … More

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Organizations struggle to maintain application security across platforms

Global organizations are struggling to maintain consistent application security across multiple platforms, and they are also losing visibility with the emergence of new architectures and the adoption of APIs, Radware reveals. Working to maintain application security across platforms A major factor in these challenges was the need to adjust rapidly to a new remote working and customer engagement model that resulted from the pandemic, leaving decision makers little or no time to conduct adequate security … More

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Financial institutions must prepare for increased risk of financial crime

LexisNexis Risk Solutions published survey results of U.S. and Canadian compliance professionals on the range of challenges that financial institutions have experienced during the COVID-19 pandemic. The survey outlines the issues that many financial institutions encounter today and finds that the pandemic continues to test the resilience and agility of businesses across every market. The top three issues that compliance departments within financial institutions have experienced during the pandemic are: 42% face difficulty accessing information … More

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Most CISOs believe that human error is the biggest risk for their organization

53% of CISOs and CSOs in the UK&I reported that their organization suffered at least one significant cyberattack in 2020, with 14% experiencing multiple attacks, a Proofpoint survey reveals. This trend is not set to slow down, with 64% expressing concern that their organization is at risk of an attack in 2021. Those in larger organizations feel at greater threat, with this figure jumping to 89% amongst CSOs and CISOs from organizations over 2,500 employees … More

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IT leaders concerned about their ability to keep up with digital transformation

IT leaders have growing concerns about their ability to keep up with digital transformation, a Dynatrace survey of 700 CIOs reveals. Traditional IT operating models with siloed teams and multiple monitoring and management solutions are proving ineffective at keeping up with cloud-native architectures. As a result, teams waste time manually combining data from disparate solutions in a reactive effort to solve challenges instead of focusing on driving innovation. Key findings 89% of CIOs say digital … More

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Protecting the remote workforce to be enterprises’ prime focus in 2021

Protecting the remote workforce will be enterprises’ prime focus in 2021, according to a Cato Networks survey of 2,376 IT leaders. IT teams struggled in the early days of the pandemic, rushing to meet the urgent need for widespread remote access. Connecting users often came at the expense of other factors, such as security, performance, and management. As 81% of respondents expect to continue working-from-home (WFH), 2021 will see enterprises address those other areas, evolving … More

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Companies turning to MSPs as attack vectors get more sophisticated

Research from Infrascale reveals new information security insights important to MSPs in the new year. The research survey highlights business executive input, from a security perspective, on COVID-19, on cloud adoption, and on standards compliance. As 65% of those surveyed have seen an increase in information security breaches in their industry since the pandemic began, it’s not surprising that even more, 74% of all respondents, have chosen caution and implemented new infosec technology. A robust … More

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Visibility, control and governance holding back cloud transformation

While 91% of organizations were successful in increasing security as a result of adopting cloud services, it remains a top concern for many, a part two of an Aptum study reveals. The report identifies common security, compliance and governance challenges impacting organizations undergoing cloud transformation. The research reveals that 51% of survey respondents see security as the main driver behind cloud adoption. However, 38% cite security and data protection as the primary barrier to cloud … More

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#CiscoChat Live: Recapture Your Time and Get More Out of Secure Remote Working

How do you feel when you hear phrases like, “the pandemic”, “remote working”, “the new (or next) normal”? Fatigued?

You are not alone.

Most of us are experiencing online fatigue as a result of working from home for months now. Worse, we’re physically and mentally fatigued by the shift to the “always on” mode with remote working. It doesn’t take much if you think about it. Just ask yourself, “How many more hours do you find yourself working on a daily basis now that you’re working from home?” all while keeping your remote employees and your company data secure all at the same time. There is a better way. Simplify, simplify, simplify.

Join us for a #CiscoChat Live on how to get time back and start unlocking the opportunity ahead while you and your employees continue to work remotely. Especially,  as the transition to a hybrid work environment begins, we’ll discuss how you do this while ensuring a simple and secure experience. Learn from experts from both Cisco Security and our customers as they talk about the future of secure remote work including the major trends, 10 key takeaways and how Cisco can help you on this journey  – so you can get back some time and some much-needed peace of mind. 

 

Recapture Your Time and Get More Out of Secure Remote Working
Thursday, January 14 at 3:00 p.m. ET, 12:00 p.m. PT

Guests:
Philipp Neidlein, IT Product Manager Voice & Data Network, Festo
Collin John, Global Security Manager, Alvarez & Marsal
Ben Munroe, Director of Product Marketing, Cisco
Jolene Tam, Product Marketing Manager, Cisco SecureX

Moderator:
Hazel Burton, Product Marketing Manager, Cybersecurity Thought Leadership 

Join our live broadcast on these channels:

Cisco.com homepage 
http://www.cisco.com/go/ciscochat 
Cisco YouTube 
Cisco Secure Facebook 
Cisco Secure Twitter 
Cisco Secure LinkedIn
Cisco Designed Twitter 

Using the social media channels above, you will have the opportunity to ask questions about how remote working is changing, the challenges, even participate in a few polls, and learn the role security can play in helping simplify a secure experience. Set your clocks and mark your calendars for January 14th at 12:00 p.m. PT syou get some time and much needed peace of mind back into your work life.