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Almost half of organizations suffer voice network attacks

A new survey shows that 47 percent of organizations have experienced a vishing (voice phishing) or social engineering attack via their voice networks in the past year. The study by voice traffic protection specialist Mutare also finds most are unaware…

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Why do we continue to rely on the ‘weakest link’ to protect our organizations’ email?

Email security continues to be a top concern of organizations, with 94 percent of all cyber attacks being delivered through email. As the most frequently used communication channel across all industries — no wonder threat actors love exploiting it! The…

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A third of mid-sized organizations don’t have a cyber-incident response plan

The rise of ransomware and other attacks has pushed cybersecurity up the agenda of businesses, yet according to a new study 36 percent of mid-sized organizations don’t have a formal incident response plan in place. The report from Egnyte, based…

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Almost half of UK organizations now encrypt all their data

The increasing threat of data breaches and ransomware is leading more business to encrypt all of their data according to a new report. The report, from hardware-encrypted USB drive maker Apricorn, is based on a study of 100 UK IT…

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Why organizations must move to a cloud-based infrastructure [Q&A]

The past couple of years have led to lots of new demands on IT and many businesses have turned to the cloud in order to meet them. Whilst the initial assumption may have been that these changes would be temporary,…

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84 percent of organizations suffer identity-related breaches

According to a new report 84 percent of respondents say their organization has experienced an identity-related breach in the last year, with 78 percent citing a direct business impact as a result. The report, from the Identity Defined Security Alliance…

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Why and how organizations are modernizing their container deployments at the edge [Q&A]

Edge computing is aimed at bringing computing power closer to the source of data, such as IoT devices. It’s increasingly being seen as an alternative to traditional data center and cloud models. Stewart McGrath is the CEO at Section, a…

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How to harness DevOps-driven digital transformation to fuel your organization’s success

Around the globe, digital transformation is the new normal. While projects were implemented in isolated pockets before the pandemic, it’s now a business-critical, enterprise-wide drive. The advent of COVID-19 saw most organizations accelerate their transformation roadmap by months or years….

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Over half of organizations suffer cyberattacks in the cloud

A new report reveals that 53 percent of organizations have experienced a cyberattack on their cloud infrastructure within the last 12 months. The 2022 Cloud Security Report from Netwrix shows that was the most common type of attack, experienced by…

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How the Okta breach exposed organizations’ cybersecurity immaturity

In early March 2022, authentication security company Okta reported that there had been an attempt to compromise the account of a third-party customer support engineer from Sitel in January. The organization released a statement claiming that the matter had been…

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