The Great Cybersecurity Resignation? Stressed-Out Pros Consider Quitting

Nearly half (45%) of cybersecurity professionals have considered quitting the industry due to stress, with the primary issues being an unrelenting threat from ransomware and the expectations to always be on call or available, according to a new report. The Voice of SecOps Report, the third annual study from cybersecurity company Deep Instinct, analyzed feedback […]

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Study: COVID Shift to Remote Work Led 80% of Organizations to Boost Focus on Identity Security

The Identity Defined Security Alliance (IDSA), a nonprofit that provides vendor-neutral resources to help organizations reduce the risk of a breach by combining identity and security strategies, has released a study titled, “2021 Trends in Securing Digital Identities,” based on an online survey of over 500 IT decision makers. The report examines the impact that the […]

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What Does it Take to be a CISO?

Because our society is teeming with technological innovation and prowess, the role of the Chief Information Security Officer (CISO) is becoming increasingly important for businesses globally. What does it take to work at the executive level in cybersecurity? To determine this, Varonis analyzed data from the CISOs of Fortune 100 companies.

The Need for a CISO

In the business world, it’s common to hear of discussions taking place at the “C-Suite Level,” which usually includes the chief executive officer (CEO), chief financial officer (CFO), the chief operating officer (COO), and the chief information officer (CIO). More cyber professionals are taking on roles at this level as well, as chief technology officers […]

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To Pay or Not to Pay: Trying to Answer the Perennial Ransomware Question

No one wants to get hacked, particularly with ransomware. The immediate monetary costs that come in the aftermath of a ransomware attack can be prohibitive, and depending on how the situation is handled, organizations can suffer long-term damage to their reputation. Data breaches also open the door to potential lawsuits from those whose personal information […]