May 29, 2020 | Yelena Geras

Improving Security through Vulnerability Management

The battle for information security has been escalating for a long time, but the recent explosion in remote work has taken the struggle to a whole new level. IT and security teams already overwhelmed by a constant flood of incoming data, cloud technologies and stringent compliance regulations are...
May 12, 2020 | Ryan Brooks

The Purpose of IT Risk Assessment. Why Bother?

IT risk assessment is the process of identifying security risks and assessing the threat they pose. The ultimate purpose of IT risk assessment is to mitigate risks to prevent security incidents and compliance failures. However, no organization has the resources to identify and eliminate all...
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...
April 21, 2020 | Ryan Brooks

Beginner’s Guide to IT Risk Management

Managing risk is at the heart of every enterprise. Decisions about finance, marketing, expansion and human resources all include some level of risk. When enterprises evaluate their IT-related risks, factors that come into play include security, access, data handling and regulatory compliance...
April 9, 2020 | Ryan Brooks

Risk Analysis Example: How to Evaluate Risks

Organizations are struggling with risks on multiple fronts, including cybersecurity, liability, investment and more. Risk analysis, or risk assessment, is the first step in the risk management process. IT risk analysis focuses on the risks that both internal and external threats pose to 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...
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...
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