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Cloud Storage Set to Surge

Cisco recently unveiled its sixth annual Global Cloud Index (2015-2020), a report analyzing and projecting cloud traffic. The report projects that cloud traffic will nearly quadruple by 2020 as consumers and organizations alike migrate to cloud architecture in order to scale quickly and efficiently. Mirroring growth alongside the cloud is the expected increased use of mobile devices as the primary endpoint device for work, as well as a rise...

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Cloud Use Exacerbates Alert Fatigue
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Cloud Use Exacerbates Alert Fatigue

It has been estimated that 90% of organizations will suffer at least one security incident this year. There is no question that organizations are suffering more data security incidents than ever before and that more of these incidents are translating into data breaches than ever before. While prevention is always important, detection and response are just as important. Research indicates it can take an average of 256 days to...

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2017 Will be a Regulatory Wake-Up Call

There have been many predictions for 2017 which have touched on the impact that the EU GDPR will have on organizations around the globe, but the truth is that the GDPR is not the only change on the horizon. Federal, state, and industry regulators have all made moves in the past year indicating that 2017  will an increase in frequency and severity of compliance investigations and fines and perhaps...

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People Continue to Remain Top Cyberthreat
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People Continue to Remain Top Cyberthreat

Echoing the findings from the past year, and despite growing media frenzies over cyberattacks and malware, people continue to remain the top cyberthreat to businesses in North America. In North America, the most serious data breaches were attributed to careless / uninformed employee actions in 59% of cases and phishing / social engineering in 56% of cases. According to Business Perception of IT Security, a report from Kaspersky Lab as...

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Visibility Key to Thwarting Changing Threat Profile
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Visibility Key to Thwarting Changing Threat Profile

Right now, we are on the cusp of major change – the expansion of mobile device options, BYOD, the cloud, and the decentralization of IT. Many of these changes are only in their infancy in terms of their current impact on the corporation. In four years time, the technologies we use and the threats they present will be entirely different. The McAfee Labs 2017 Threats Predictions report explores what...

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