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December 3, 2018 | Threats & Incidents

 Overview of APT 1: China’s Cyber Espionage Group

Chinese hacking group APT 1 conducts cyber espionage campaigns against organizations around the world. These organizations run the gamut from construction and manufacturing companies to aerospace and energy firms.

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December 3, 2018 | Team Structure and Management
By Bruce Bonsall, IANS Faculty

 Infosec in 2019: Build Your Leadership Skills

As 2018 comes to a close, IANS Faculty turn their attention to the critical information security issues facing enterprises in 2019. In this report, Bruce Bonsall details the top infosec leadership skills required to move you and your organization up the maturity curve in 2019. 

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November 30, 2018 | Data Breaches

 Marriott Discloses Data Breach Impacting 500 Million Customers

Marriott disclosed that the personal details of up to 500 million guests were compromised in a Starwood reservation system data breach that had been ongoing since 2014. The database contained personal details such as names, addresses, phone numbers, email addresses, passport numbers and travel details. In some cases, the compromised information also included payment card numbers and expiration dates.

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November 30, 2018 | Threats & Incidents

 Top Indicators of a Strong Security Posture

IT and business professionals say the biggest indicators of a strong security posture include strong risk management policies (58%) and the knowledge that they have already successfully thwarted real attacks (45%).

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November 30, 2018 | Infosec Outlook

 Top Challenges to Improving IT Security

IT and business professionals say the biggest hurdles to changing their organization’s approach to IT security are the belief that current security is ‘good enough,’ (46%) and lack of a budget dedicated to security (45%).

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November 29, 2018 | Patch Management
By Jake Williams, IANS Faculty

 Gauge Your Patch Program Maturity

How good is a 95 percent patch success rate for a large (greater than 5,000-device) environment? In this Ask-an-Expert written response, IANS Faculty Jake Williams details several signs that a given patch management program is more mature than others. 

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November 29, 2018 | Budgeting, Sizing

 Most Organizations Plan to Increase Cybersecurity Investment

The vast majority (85%) of organizations with more than 10,000 employees will increase their investment in cybersecurity in the coming year. That’s consistent among smaller organizations as well, with 60% of mid-sized companies planning to increase their investment in cybersecurity in the coming year.

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