Healthcare data is now more valuable to cyber crooks than credit card or social security numbers and criminals will go the extra mile to obtain it, according to Singapore-based security consultant, Olli Jarva.
More than nine in ten Australians surveyed for Gemalto’s Data Security Confidence Index say organisations should be encrypting the data they hold, although fewer than one in 10 say they have a complete understanding of what encryption does.
Scrutiny by the Australian National Audit Office (ANAO) has revealed that the National Archives and Geoscience Australia are yet to implement key cyber security mitigation strategies mandated by government policy.
In an attempt to address such anxieties Cisco today announced Umbrella, a secure, cloud-based gateway, based on technology from OpenDNS and other technologies it acquired such as CloudLock as well as existing Cisco security services that together ultimately promises to offer secure business access to resources even when users are not using the safety of a VPN.
A recent study from the Enterprise Strategy Group (ESG) “Trends in Endpoint Security” study shows that security teams want more effective, more efficient cloud based solutions.
With the endpoint being the target of most cyber attacks, endpoint security is rising in prominence. However according to the report, there is a complete lack of confidence in current AV solutions meaning that organisations are adding bolt-on technology for better protection, which in turn creates endpoint bloat and less efficiency.