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The security industry is understaffed. By a lot. Previous estimates by the Ponemon Institute suggest as much as 50 percent underemployment for cybersecurity positions. Seventy percent of existing IT security organizations are understaffed and 58 percent say it’s difficult to retain qualified candidates. ESG’s 2017 annual global survey of IT and cybersecurity professionals suggests the […]

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Imagine the panic and concern that hits as you look at a screen that says: “All files on your computer have been locked. Please pay the ransom within 24 hours to get the key … or else.” From the days of ransomware being distributed on floppy disks to modern-day attacks like WannaCry and Petya spreading […]

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More than a year after CloudPets connected teddy bears were found to have exposed 2.2 million voice recordings between parents and their children in a significant data breach, Amazon, Target and Walmart have pulled the toys from their online markets. But it’s the installed base of the connected cuddlies that should be of greater concern. […]

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Ask CIOs how their digital transformations are faring and they’ll proudly speak about successful cloud migrations, empowered workforces and analytics that get them closer to their customers. But new data suggests that Big Bang business transformations are lagging or even nonexistent. Fifty-six percent of 1,559 business and IT decision makers surveyed by Forrester Research say […]

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