IT Security Standards: What Is Best for My Organization (Part 2)

As discussed in the first part of this article, this document aims to discuss the standards that a company should have in terms of information security and compliance to answer the question “what standards to I need to have in place in my organization?” So far, I have discussed the ISO standards and its sub-standards … Continued

The 2016 Netwrix Customer Survey

The 2016 Netwrix Customer Survey was carried out from December 2015 to January 2016. It involved feedback of 376 paying customers who represent companies of various industries and sizes located worldwide. The survey found that Netwrix customers managed to achieve the following results: IT auditing helped to strengthen security. According to 84% of the respondents, … Continued

IT Security Standards: What Is Best for My Organization (Part 1)

While it was a common concern for computing people to implement security measures within their information assets, there has to be a “de facto”, meaning, the standards which focuses on the minimum solutions that addresses information security concerns on an industry or on a regulatory manner.  ISO/IEC 27002 (also known as the Code of Practice … Continued

Lessons from Hollywood: 5 Cybersecurity Mistakes

So I watched Neil Blomkamp’s CHAPPiE on a plane last week and one thought is stuck in my mind: The entire story would not have happened if nice folks at the company producing police robots had simply followed few really trivial security practices… Handpicked related content: 10 Cyber Essentials You Need before Machine Learning So, … Continued

5 Keynotes from the ENISA Guide on Vulnerability Disclosure

Over the last few years, there has been a rise in the number of vulnerabilities that have been publicly announced. According to a “Good Practice Guide on Vulnerability Disclosure” by European Union Agency for Network and Information Security (ENISA), published in December 2015, the volume of vulnerabilities reported in 2014 represents a year-on-year increase of … Continued