Device Hardening and Continuous Compliance MonitoringCONTINUOUS COMPLIANCE

As we enter the New Year, organizations globally are accessing the biggest security threats set to impact their organization and developing risk management strategies to help ward off cyber threats.

According to Flashpoint’s first “Business Risk Intelligence- Decision Report”, corporate security concerns will step from insider threats, hostile nation-states, and the growth of new technologies connected to the Internet of Things. Threats from last year expected to increase also include foreign actors, disruptive hackers, cybercriminals, hacktivists, and jihadi cyber-attacks.

Of the top three security concerns for 2017, hostile nation-states pose an increased threat to Western countries in particular.

Experts have grown increasingly concerned with insider threats as this threat has been deemed the biggest threat to nearly every organization. From dissatisfied work, desired supplementary income to unintentional accidents, insider cases have seen a drastic popularity and are expected to rise in 2017.

The demand for convenience is ramping the speed-to-market for IoT products, but these new technologies often times lack embedded security measures. Subsequently, consumers are connecting dozens of devices and increasing the attack space, or number or devices, that can be involved in a cyber-attack.

Whether due in part to complacency or naivety, the majority of organizations have failed to adapt security processes and procedures to reflect the changing threat landscape we face. It is crucial that organizations start to embrace a higher level of best practice and governance in security processes and procedures and, in particular, extensive internal defenses coupled with continuous compliance monitoring

 

 

Read this article on DarkReading

 

 

 

 

Products
USA Offices
New Net Technologies Ltd
Naples
Suite #10115, 9128 Strada Place
Naples, Florida, 34108
Atlanta
201 17th Street, Suite 300
Atlanta, Georgia, 30363.

Tel: 1-888-898-0674
emailUSinfo@nntws.com
UK Office
New Net Technologies Ltd
Spectrum House, Dunstable Road
Redbourn,
St Albans

Herts
AL3 7PR

Tel: 08456 585 005
Fax: 08456 122 031
emailinfo@newnettechnologies.com
NNT Newsletter
Sign up to receive our monthly newsletter covering breaking security news, how-to-tips, trends and commentary directly to your inbox.


We strongly advise NNT Customers and Partners to sign up for our Product Updates Mailing List to receive information on software updates and new product features.

Google+ Linkedin Twitter - Change Tracker Facebook rss feed YouTube
Copyright 2017, New Net Technologies Ltd. All rights reserved. 
NNT and Change Tracker are registered trademarks of New Net Technologies Ltd.
All other product, company names and trademarks are the property of their respective owners.