Showing posts with label Cyber Security. Show all posts
Showing posts with label Cyber Security. Show all posts

Monday, 9 October 2017

Cybersecurity Trends in 2017


Cybersecurity is in the news almost daily and Investment in cybersecurity, by established corporations or venture capital is rising. The stature and business significance of cybersecurity operations within organisations continues its rise to a strategic management issue in every organisation. A dearth of skills shortage continues to impede the progress of a successful cyber defense strategy that can be put in place, this is driving most organizations to increasingly look for outside help be entering into consulting and managed security services contracts.

Rapid Increase in the Investment in Cybersecurity
  • According to Gartner, worldwide spending on cybersecurity increased by 7% as compared to last year and will reach $86.4 billion in 2017.
  • Spending on both cybersecurity services and products is expected to keep growing into 2018, reaching $93 billion by the end of the year.
  • An Enterprise Strategy Group (ESG) survey found that for 39% of organizations, improving cybersecurity is the most important business initiative driving IT spending in 2017 and that 69% of organizations are increasing their cybersecurity budgets in this year alone. 
  • 81% of cybersecurity professionals agree that improving security analytics and operations is a high priority at their organizations.
  • Cybersecurity startup funding hit an all-time quarterly high in terms of number of deals in the first quarter of 2017, up 26% from the previous quarterly high. The trend held through the second quarter, which saw just one fewer deal (145 total) compared to the previous quarter. 
  • The amount of disclosed equity funding to cybersecurity companies has also recently broken records, reaching an all-time quarterly high of $1.6 billion in the second quarter of 2017, according to CB Insights.

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Thursday, 10 March 2016

#Infographic : Healthcare breaches by the numbers

Recently a report stated $15, as the cost of each healthcare record stolen. The #Infographic was developed based on the article,

Healthcare Breaches by the Numbers by Bernie Monegain @bernie_HITN in Healthcare IT News



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Thursday, 3 March 2016

#Infographic : 7 Types of Cyber Threats

  • 61% of business leaders see cyber as a serious business threat, 
  • 140 countries business leaders say cyber threats us highest concern
  • $445B estimated annual toll of cybercrime on global economy
  • 67% of enterprise organisations believe that the threat landscape is worse today than it was 2 years ago - ESG: Threat Intelligence as part of Cyber Situational Awareness
Cyber Threats have been increasing over the past years. It is important to therefore understand what are the types of Cyber Threats that one must guard against, personally and as an organisation.

We prepared this Infographic from an article that appeared in Healthcare IT News, by @SullyHIT titled '7 cyber threats worst than PHI a summary of Richard Clark's talk'




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