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Investor Place: The 7 Hottest Cybersecurity Stocks to Own for 2023 and Beyond

December 13, 2022 / Comments Off on Investor Place: The 7 Hottest Cybersecurity Stocks to Own for 2023 and Beyond

Right now, according to Forbes, about 41% of security executives in a poll by ThoughtLab don’t think their companies are prepared. In a different global study, 82% of CIOs said their software supply chains are vulnerable. Unfortunately, the world may never be fully prepared. However, while we wait for the world to finally wake up, we […]

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Bulk Transporter: Cybersecurity 101: How to protect critical infrastructure from costly incursions

December 7, 2022 / Comments Off on Bulk Transporter: Cybersecurity 101: How to protect critical infrastructure from costly incursions

Cyberattacks are on the rise—and they’re not only IT’s problem anymore. A recent ThoughtLab study involving 1,200 large organizations across 14 sectors and 16 countries revealed the number of material breaches respondents suffered increased by 20.5% from 2020 to 2021, and cyberattacks impact more than just computer systems, as highlighted by high-profile ransomware assaults on the Colonial […]

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Woodworking Network: Cyber Risk: Why woodworking businesses should examine their cybersecurity protocols

December 6, 2022 / Comments Off on Woodworking Network: Cyber Risk: Why woodworking businesses should examine their cybersecurity protocols

As more businesses shifted operations online during the pandemic, cyber exposures have grown significantly. In fact, according to data from ThoughtLab, cyber incidents increased in 2021 by 15.1%, with a 24.5% increase in material breaches. The woodworking industry is also facing increased exposure to cyberattacks. Verizon’s 2022 Data Breach Investigation Report (DBIR) found 2,337 data breach-related incidents reported […]

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American City & County: Future-ready cities leverage data well, partner more often and invest in technology

November 30, 2022 / Comments Off on American City & County: Future-ready cities leverage data well, partner more often and invest in technology

Over the last few years, city administrators have had to adapt to a lot of unprecedented firsts—like an overnight shift to online learning, mask mandates and citywide COVID-19 containment lockdown orders. But of all those changes, perhaps the biggest challenge cities have confronted is the rapidly changing expectations held by constituents.

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Inc Magazine: Prevention Versus Clean-Up of a Data Breach

November 29, 2022 / Comments Off on Inc Magazine: Prevention Versus Clean-Up of a Data Breach

The need for information technology systems security has never been greater. The average number of data breaches and cyberattacks increased by 20.5 percent from 2020 to 2021, according to the ThoughtLab report Cybersecurity Solutions for a Riskier World. In most companies, business continuity relies on system availability. A data breach can lead to your system being unavailable […]

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Spiceworks: 12 Cybersecurity Trends Every CISO Must Prepare for in 2023

November 23, 2022 / Comments Off on Spiceworks: 12 Cybersecurity Trends Every CISO Must Prepare for in 2023

Work from anywhere and the relentless shift to cloud computing services have accelerated cybersecurity risks in companies. According to a 2020 survey by BakerHostetler, the most common cyber attacks experienced by US companies are phishing (38%), network intrusion (32%), inadvertent disclosure (12%), stolen/lost device or records (8%), and system misconfiguration (5%).  Despite security teams’ efforts, […]

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