The beginning of the year is when budgets for the forthcoming year are made available, when many new projects are teed off, and the security conference season starts.
Dr. Peter Lokhorst is Managing Director of InfoSecure BV, which is currently in seven countries and provides awareness training programs to international clients including Procter & Gamble, European Central Bank, Deutsche Telecom and Bayer.
Despite oft repeated claims that the insider threat is the one organizations should be looking out for, the numbers and statistics related to 2013 data breaches show that risk is much smaller than the one related to attacks coming from the outside.
More than 80 percent of employees admit to using non-approved SaaS applications in their jobs, say the results of a McAfee survey.
Organizations are overwhelmingly confident in their readiness to combat security threats, but may not be prepared for dangers linked to new technology models and increasingly sophisticated threats, according to CompTIA.