Inside the Briefcase

How Security in Tech is Being Reinforced

How Security in Tech is Being Reinforced

In an increasingly digital world, security has become a...

2022 Business Spend Management Benchmark Report

2022 Business Spend Management Benchmark Report

Read the 2022 Coupa Benchmark Report to explore 20...

Cloud Security: Understanding “Shared Responsibility” … and Keeping Up Best Security Practices

Cloud Security: Understanding “Shared Responsibility” … and Keeping Up Best Security Practices

Cloud computing has been around for many years now,...

Webcast: HOW TO SCALE A DATA LITERACY PROGRAM AT YOUR ORGANIZATION

Webcast: HOW TO SCALE A DATA LITERACY PROGRAM AT YOUR ORGANIZATION

Join data & analytics leaders from Starbucks, Cardinal Health,...

How EverQuote Democratized Data Through Self-Service Analytics

How EverQuote Democratized Data Through Self-Service Analytics

During our recent webinar on scaling self-service analytics, AtScale...

Attackers Sharpen Skills, What That Really Means for CISOs

September 24, 2013 No Comments

Today, IBM is revealing the results of its X-Force 2013 Mid-Year Trend and Risk Report, which shows that Chief Information Security Officers (CISO’s) must increase their knowledge of the evolving vulnerability and attack landscape, such as mobile and social technologies, to more effectively combat emerging security threats.

For CISO’s, it’s no surprise that tried and true attack tactics can cause the most damage to an enterprise. Known vulnerabilities left unpatched in Web applications and server and endpoint software, create opportunities for attacks to occur. These unpatched applications and software continue to be facilitators of breaches year after year. However, the latest X-Force report also recognizes that attackers are improving their skills, which allows them to increase their return on exploitation. These attackers are capitalizing on users’ trust when it comes to new vectors like social media, mobile technology and waterhole attacks.

Click here to read more of this IBM blog post

 

IBM X Force Attackers Sharpen Skills, What That Really Means for CISOs

 

Blogs, DATA SECURITY, Featured Blogs

Leave a Reply

(required)

(required)


ADVERTISEMENT

Gartner