2016 Midyear Cybersecurity Report

August 18, 2016

SECURITY

Using Network Telemetry and Security Analytics to Detect Attacks

The Cisco 2016 Midyear Cybersecurity Report has been released, and just like the Cisco Annual Security Report and many other security reports the news isn’t encouraging. The very first sentence in the midyear report explains that as defenders, we simply aren’t getting the job done: “Attackers currently enjoy unconstrained time to operate.”[1] Attackers understand that […]

August 15, 2016

SECURITY

A Key Ingredient Organizations Need to Combat Advanced Cyber Threats

CFOs, and their technical counterparts, are leading board-room level strategic information security decisions. This isn’t a surprise. A recent Accenture study noted that 75 percent of CFOs are “getting in the driver seat” regarding technology investment decisions. Flexibility, in regards to both financial and technical considerations, is critical to a successful security strategy.  CFOs are […]

August 10, 2016

SECURITY

The Time Is Now for Organizations to Address Their Aging Infrastructure

Cisco has been working to draw attention to the hidden security risks organizations face by not properly maintaining their aging infrastructure and patching vulnerable systems. Threat actors, including ransomware operators, are using vulnerable Internet infrastructure as a foothold to launch their campaigns. The trends lead us to believe we should expect to see more of […]

August 3, 2016

FINANCIAL SERVICES

Go Digital Securely … and Fast

Would you trust your money to a bank if it had no vaults and no guards? Of course you do. You do it every day.

July 26, 2016

SECURITY

Time is of the Essence: Announcing the Cisco 2016 Midyear Cybersecurity Report

It’s time again for our Midyear Cybersecurity Report (MCR), providing updates from Cisco security researchers on the state of security from the first half of the year. The 2016 MCR supplements the 2016 Cisco Annual Security Report published in January with mid-year analysis and insights on the evolving trends and threats across the industry. It […]