New global DDoS attack data from Arbor Networks shows strong growth in the average size of DDoS attacks, from both a bits-per-second and packets-per-second perspective.
Information security governance practices are maturing according to Gartner's annual end-user survey for privacy, IT risk management, information security, business continuity or regulatory compliance.
IT executives within critical infrastructure organizations see a need for public-private threat intelligence sharing partnerships (86% of respondents) to keep pace with escalating cybersecurity threats, according to a survey by The Aspen Institute and Intel Security.
A new Acunetix report on 5,500 companies comprising 15,000 website and network scans, performed on over 1.9 million files, finds nearly half of the web applications scanned contained a high security vulnerability such as XSS or SQL Injection, while almost 4 in 5 web applications were affected by a ‘medium security’ vulnerability.
In 2015, enterprises will spend more than $71.1 billion on information security – more than they have ever spent before, according to Gartner Group figures.
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