Survey: Enterprise security pros doubtful they can prevent mobile breaches

 
At least once a week – usually after pounding on my iPhone to access a business document, texting a family member, and calling a colleague on another continent, all in a matter of minutes – I’m reminded how complete the shift to mobile computing has been. It’s hard imagining what it was like working without our trusted smartphones and tablets. Mobile devices are indeed critical to getting work done in 2017. They are also treasure troves of personal and business data. And there are threat actors out there who want to get their hands on that data. We learned long ago to secure our PCs from cyberattacks, but it’s puzzling why most businesses still fail to secure employees’ ...

Check Point’s Cyber Security Predictions for 2017

 
2016 proved to be another year of devastating data breaches, spanning across multiple industries, across both large and small companies alike. There have been many sobering moments throughout the year, validating once again, that no one is immune to sophisticated cyberattacks. According to the Identity Theft Resource Center, as of October 19th of this year there were 783 reported breaches, exposing more than 29 million records (please note this number does not include the majority of breaches in which companies did not report the number of records affected). What does this tell us? Data breaches are becoming more prevalent and attack trends show no evidence of slowing down. Again, we see ...