You’ve decided that your organization needs a CISO. And now, every cybersecurity provider claims to be the best. With the rise of CISO as a Service, we have more choices for outsourced CISO services than we had just a few years ago.
Security threats and system vulnerabilities are advancing by the day. It’s imperative that you take preemptive steps in managing threats that may compromise your critical data. As the use of technology has increased, cyber-attacks, resulting in data breaches have skyrocketed. There’s no better time to create an information security program plan than now.
Cybersecurity is very critical for the continuous safety and smooth running of any organization. It shouldn’t be a concern to just the IT professionals and top-level executives, but also to all employees of any company. For this reason, every employee should know the policies governing the cybersecurity of their organization.
It’s 2020 – a new era of digital transformation opportunities. And as organizations enjoy the benefits of productivity software, web services, and the cloud, cybersecurity threats increase. The ongoing pain point for business technology appears to revolve around how to balance cybersecurity with market competitiveness. This friction is forcing several operational changes within IT job descriptions.
In modern times, people crave fast and reliable access to data and information because of the boost it offers to business processes, decision making, and the ever-increasing pace of life.
Smartphones and tablets are influencing today’s mobile workforce and strengthening remote work.
Employees now bring their personal devices to their workplaces to secure corporate networks and this offers flexibility and ease to their jobs. Employers are now more inclined towards remote work because of its increased efficiency as well as lower equipment costs.
The current Covid-19 Virus pandemic has altered our way of life. After an almost global shutdown in an attempt to lessen the explosive spread of the virus, governments are, months later, slowly easing lockdown measures with a gradual return to normal activities. Technology has provided alternatives by helping businesses and organizations to either adopt more technology tools or transition into full virtual operations. Healthcare, among other sectors, has benefited. After rising mortality rates and pressure on hospital facilities, access to healthcare services had taken a nosedive.
Telemedicine is the future of healthcare. With it, providers are now able to deliver health-related services and information to patients anywhere, anytime. However, with new technologies come new cyberthreats. Providers have to be diligent in order to manage and allay patients’ privacy and security concerns in telehealth.
As technology advances hackers employ increasingly complex schemes to penetrate organizations’ cyber defenses and wreak havoc on the system. To prepare for this evolving threat you have to get into the mind of the hacker—you have to think like they do. And the best way to do this is by performing an internal penetration (pen) test.