Recently acquired RiskLens edged out startup Axio and incumbent ThreatConnect for the top spot in Forrester's first-ever cyber risk quantification rankings. Cyber risk quantification focused on theoretical methodology for about 10 years but shifted to practical applications over the past five years.
OneTrust hauled in $150 million a year after laying off 950 employees but had to slash its valuation by $800 million to seal the deal. The Atlanta-based company intends to use the proceeds to accelerate its growth and fulfill customer demand for trust intelligence software.
The ever-expanding threat landscape and the continued talent shortage mean defenders increasingly need to be ready with the skilled talent to face the onslaught of cybercriminals who are gaining momentum by employing new tactics, according to Pamela Nigro, ISACA board chair.
Spoiler alert: In 2022, audits found open source in 100% of our customer engagements.
Since open source usages are now so pervasive, companies are increasingly concerned about the security of applications built on the foundation of open source components. Consequently, open source security and license compliance...
As data extends well beyond on-premises infrastructure into multi-cloud and hybrid cloud environments, IT and security teams are looking for ways to better manage the entire data lifecycle. A key piece of these efforts is to reduce risk without compromising user productivity.
A variety of technology and tools exists...
In today's rapidly evolving threat landscape, cyber attacks are becoming more sophisticated, with spear phishing attacks now the most common way for cybercriminals to enter an organization. With the advent of new technologies like ChatGPT and Deepfakes, the situation is only getting worse. ChatGPT is being used to...
Today’s evolving cyber-risk environment requires an ‘assume breach’ mindset.
Chief Information Security Officers (CISOs) know it. So do regulators, IT Security auditors, boards and cyber insurance providers, who are increasingly mandating adoption of Zero Trust cybersecurity principles.
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The need to implement zero trust at scale is growing ever more critical. In this video interview with Information Security Media Group, subject matter experts Srinivas Tummalapenta of IBM and Justin Douglas of Palo Alto discuss the guiding principles of scaling zero trust.
The nature of the new "norm" in this post-pandemic era of remote work is revolutionizing how your organization has to operate. With dozens of applications used across a diverse landscape, how do you ensure that your organization stays secure while being compliant with changing rules and regulations?
Cyber risk quantification (CRQ) is the measure of an organization’s cyber risk expressed in monetary terms, like dollars. CRQ has many benefits, but few security professionals understand how to implement it.
Join Paul Kelly, former head of risk at HSBC, and Chris Griffith, chief product officer at Balbix, as they...
RegScale has purchased a startup founded by the FCC's former chief data officer that makes documenting compliance easier for nontechnical personnel by using a questionnaire. The GovReady deal means customers will be able to demonstrate their adherence to standards by answering questions.
Ninety-four percent of recent survey respondents are concerned that TLS 1.3 will break their existing security controls. With the ever-expanding amount of encrypted network traffic mandated, it’s important to understand how to balance user and customer privacy with security controls. Join experts from Cisco Security...
In 2021, U.S. mergers and acquisitions shot up 55%. In 2022, that percentage is set to climb even higher. The wave of post-COVID M&A demands that cybersecurity leaders improve their efficacy. Ben Murphy of Truist shares insight on where, when and how cybersecurity needs to influence the M&A agenda.
Earlier this year, Sri Lanka became the first South Asian country to pass privacy legislation, which will go into effect in 2023. ISMG talked to several privacy experts about the highlights of Sri Lanka's Data Protection Act and what companies are doing to comply with the new regulations.
Immersive Labs completed a funding round just weeks after laying off 10% of its workforce to cover more developer languages and safeguard Azure and Google Cloud. The Ten Eleven Ventures-led funding will help Immersive Labs expand its coverage from frontline cybersecurity staff to development teams.