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October 23, 2020 | Ryan Brooks

Security Analytics

As cybersecurity threats evolve, companies must adapt and rethink their security strategies. This means moving away from traditional technologies and towards new cybersecurity frameworks. One such framework is the NIST cybersecurity framework, which comprises five major functions: Identify ...
April 22, 2020 | Ryan Brooks

Top IT Priorities for 2020

In October 2019, Netwrix asked IT pros to name the five IT projects that will be their top priorities in 2020. We got feedback from 846 respondents worldwide. This is what we learned from their responses. According to the Netwrix IT Trends 2020 report, data security takes the gold medal as the...
March 25, 2020 | Ryan Brooks

IT Risks in the Education Sector: Real Threats vs. Expectations

In this blog post, which is based on the results of Netwrix’s 2018 IT Risks Report, we will dive deeper into the problems that face schools, colleges, universities and other educational organizations. The survey covers the six most common types of IT risks: physical damage, intellectual property...
April 22, 2020 | Ryan Brooks

[Infographics] IT Risks in IT and Telecom: Data Privacy is the Biggest Challenge

In this blog post, the fourth in our series about common IT risks for major industry sectors, we will focus on organizations in the telecommunications, technology and internet sector. We have extracted data from 2018 IT Risks Survey to find out about their biggest concerns associated with six IT...
September 1, 2020 | Ryan Brooks

[Infographics] IT Risks in Finance: Danger of Human Errors

This is the third post about the most common IT risks facing major industry sectors. This time, we have extracted data from the 2018 IT Risks Survey to find out more about the problems and concerns of banks, insurance companies, credit unions and other financial institutions. The survey covers the...
October 1, 2019 | Ryan Brooks

[Infographics] IT Risks in Government Sector: Insiders vs. Hackers

We have used the data from 2018 IT Risks Survey to dive deeper into the problems facing federal, state and local government organizations. The survey covers the six most common types of IT risks: physical damage, intellectual property theft, data loss, data breaches, system disruption and...
October 5, 2020 | Steve Dickson

4 Questions CISOs Can Use to Get Executive Buy-in

All too often, the C-suite sees IT security projects as supermassive black holes that absorb millions of dollars but don’t give anything in return except a vague sense of security. CISOs, on the other hand, know that a strong cybersecurity posture can do far more than reduce the likelihood of...
December 12, 2018 | Matt Middleton-Leal

Three Steps to Justify an Investment in IT Security

Since there is no such thing as 100% security, investments in it never seem to be enough. In regards to budgeting, the role of a CISO is to prioritize available resources based on the IT risks the organization faces and justify additional investments when needed to the executives. Easier said than...
March 27, 2020 | Steve Dickson

What’s Lost in All the Buzz: 10 Cyber Essentials You Need before Machine Learning

IT security vendors often promote tempting cutting-edge technologies that claim to solve most of your cybersecurity issues. It is easy to get sucked in by buzzwords like UEBA (user and entity behavior analytics), AI (artificial intelligence), machine learning and advanced analytics, but a deeper...
August 11, 2020 | Ryan Brooks

[Infographics] IT Risks for the Healthcare Industry: Expectations vs. Reality

Netwrix conducted its 2018 IT Risks Survey to learn more about how organizations deal with six common IT risks: physical damage, intellectual property theft, data loss, data breaches, system disruption and compliance penalties. We have extracted some interesting data shared by 140 healthcare...
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