Cisco 2017 Annual Cybersecurity Report

August 22, 2017

GOVERNMENT

CYBERCOM comes into its own

The creation of CYBERCOM eight years ago demonstrated that the government saw the potential of cyberattacks as a national security threat; the elevation shows that the perceived risk is even greater now — a correct perception, to be sure.

March 22, 2017

SECURITY

“Time to Evolve” Analysis Yields New Insight on Malware Obfuscation Techniques and Adds Dimension to “Time to Dete …

[Blog authored by Aaron Weis and Samuel Wigley] Cisco has been measuring our security products’ median “time to detection” (TTD) — the window of time between a compromise and detection of a threat — since 2015. This exercise is a way for us to benchmark our progress, and continually refine our approach, to detecting threats. […]

March 9, 2017

SECURITY

Three Essential Elements of a Reliable Cyber Resilience Strategy

Next week’s NCSA Nasdaq Cybersecurity Summit in New York will focus government and private sector leaders on two priorities—developing a strategic approach to combating pervasive cyber threats and creating a culture of cybersecurity across enterprises. These are critical issues that Cisco is addressing head-on, and we are excited and proud to be a part of […]

March 2, 2017

SECURITY

Short on Security Resources? Try These Force Multipliers

One in four organizations are exposed for six months or longer due to a lack of qualified security workers. And in Europe almost one-third of cyber security job openings remain unfilled. That’s the challenging picture reported by ISACA at this year’s RSA Conference. You’re thinking, “tell me something I don’t know.” The Benchmark study in […]

February 6, 2017

SECURITY

Cisco 2017 Annual Cybersecurity Report: The Hidden Danger of Uninvestigated Threats

Responding to security threats requires time, talent and money — resources that most security professionals would agree are in seemingly short supply. As discussed in the Cisco 2017 Annual Cybersecurity Report (ACR), security teams seek out strategies such as automated security solutions or cloud-based tools to overcome these resource constraints. Effective security requires automation and […]

January 31, 2017

SECURITY

Staying Ahead of the Evolving Threat – Announcing the Cisco 2017 Annual Cybersecurity Report

I’m proud to announce the Cisco 2017 Annual Cybersecurity Report (ACR) available for download today. Now in its 10th year, this report delivers analysis on the evolving threats and trends from 2016, insights from a survey of more than 2900 security professionals worldwide, as well as guidance on how to be more secure in 2017 […]