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5 Common Mistakes that Well-Meaning CISOs Make

5 Common Mistakes that Well-Meaning CISOs Make

The chief information security officer (CISO) has a tough job. Because the CISO is responsible for overseeing the organization’s cybersecurity program, he or she takes the heat when the organization falls victim to a successful attack. Unfortunately, too many organizations have a culture that de-emphasizes cybersecurity, giving the CISO less of a voice in the board room and in budget considerations. It’s not surprising that the average CISO tenure is just two to four years.

Monday, July 15, 2019/Author: Paul Truitt, CISO & VP, Cybersecurity/Number of views (173)/Comments (0)/
Why Digital Transformation Is Putting Organizations at Risk

Why Digital Transformation Is Putting Organizations at Risk

In the rush to digital transformation, organizations are putting sensitive data at risk. Many are also struggling to implement proper data security as they embrace new technologies and multi-cloud deployments.

Monday, May 13, 2019/Author: Paul Truitt, CISO & VP, Cybersecurity/Number of views (150)/Comments (0)/
Is Your IT Infrastructure Ready for IoT?

Is Your IT Infrastructure Ready for IoT?

Industry analysts estimate that worldwide adoption of Internet of Things (IoT) technology is doubling each year. However, many organizations are discovering that IoT workloads test the limits of their IT infrastructure. They are generally unprepared for the staggering amount of data IoT generates.

Tuesday, March 19, 2019/Author: Collin Smith, Product Manager, IoT/Number of views (157)/Comments (0)/
5 Ways SageNet’s Cybersecurity Team Provides Value

5 Ways SageNet’s Cybersecurity Team Provides Value

In its annual survey of IT professionals, Enterprise Strategy Group (ESG) asks about skills gaps that are impacting their organizations. Each year, cybersecurity tops the list of skills shortage, and the problem is getting worse. For the 2018-2019 survey, 53 percent of respondents reported cybersecurity skills gaps. That’s up from 51 percent in 2017, 45 percent in 2016 and 42 percent in 2015.

Thursday, March 07, 2019/Author: Paul Truitt, CISO & VP, Cybersecurity/Number of views (159)/Comments (0)/
Do You Have the Resources to Effectively Secure the IoT and the Cloud?

Do You Have the Resources to Effectively Secure the IoT and the Cloud?

The cybersecurity skills gap is rapidly getting wider, according to a new report from the Information Systems Security Association and Enterprise Strategy Group. More than half (51 percent) of organizations reported a “problematic shortage” of cybersecurity skills in 2018, up from 45 percent in 2017. This skills shortage is increasing the workload of existing staff, according to 63 percent of cybersecurity professionals.

Tuesday, February 20, 2018/Author: Neil Christie, CISSP, HCISPP, Director of Cybersecurity Operations/Number of views (531)/Comments (0)/
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