In light of the widespread apparent impact of the hack of SolarWinds' network management tools, it's time for a frank assessment of the lack of cybersecurity progress in recent years. Consider a "60 Minutes" report from 2015 - and where we're at today.
A scientist claims to have developed an inexpensive system for using quantum computing to crack RSA, which is the world's most commonly used public key algorithm. If true, this would be a breakthrough that comes years before experts predicted. Now, they're asking for proof.
Most healthcare organizations allocate 6% or less of their information technology budget for cybersecurity, putting them at a disadvantage in their security defenses and for competitive hiring, according to a recent survey by the Healthcare Information Management Systems Society.
It looks as if Carbon Black's days as part of Broadcom are numbered. Broadcom CEO Hock Tan told staff at newly acquired VMware in both an email and town hall meeting that he plans to "review strategic alternatives." The move comes just four years after VMware purchased Carbon Black for $2.1 billion.
For many brands, especially large enterprises with a substantial online presence, it is important to be able to have eyes all over the internet in order to properly mitigate the effects of external elements on their brand’s reputation.