No company is too small to be devastated by a ransomware attack. In fact, small and medium-sized businesses (SMBs) are prime targets, and the number--and cost--of such attacks continues to rise.
DevOps is at a difficult transition point. Once the sole domain of startups looking to “move fast and break things”, the DevOps philosophy is now being taken up by large incumbents and Fortune 500 companies – and failing.
Think of the last time you logged into your network. Let’s assume that you used a traditional VPN, with a traditional IAM scheme underneath. This isn’t a bad assumption, because 25% of all internet traffic goes over a VPN.
A new report from IBM shows that the total number of breached records dropped about 25% last year, an amount representing 2.5 billion files. Unfortunately this did not mean that information security professionals suddenly discovered how to stop cyberattacks altogether. Most of the drop comes from files that have been encrypted, rather than outright stolen.