New survey reveals lack of staff, skills, and resources driving smaller teams to outsource security. As business begins its return to normalcy (however "normal" may look), CISOs at small and medium-size enterprises (500 – 10,000 employees) were asked to share their cybersecurity challenges and priorities, and their responses were compared the results with those of a similar … [Read more...] about 5 Key Things We Learned from CISOs of Smaller Enterprises Survey
Even as the operators of Conti threatened to overthrow the Costa Rican government, the notorious cybercrime gang officially took down their infrastructure in favor of migrating their criminal activities to other ancillary operations, including Karakurt and BlackByte. "From the negotiations site, chatrooms, messengers to servers and proxy hosts - the Conti brand, not the … [Read more...] about Conti Ransomware Operation Shut Down After Splitting into Smaller Groups
A plan isn’t successful until it’s put to the test. When it comes to your incident response plan, frequent tabletop exercises are recommended. Given that this takes time and resources, it may be tempting to put incident response planning on the back burner and use your limited resources on more immediate concerns. For small and medium businesses, there is a misconception that … [Read more...] about SMB Myth Busting: Do smaller organizations care about incident response?
As discussed in last week’s article, there are several myths surrounding the cybersecurity of small and medium sized businesses. One common misconception is that SMBs face different, or fewer, threats than larger organizations. Too often it is assumed that attackers won’t target smaller organizations because there is less pay-off. But is this mentality justified, or does it … [Read more...] about SMB Myth Busting: Do smaller organizations face different cyberattacks?