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CompTIA Study: Companies Work to Align Security Strategies with IT Operations

More than half of 500 U.S. information technology security professionals who responded to a Computing Technology Industry Association survey said their companies have changed their security approaches based on IT operation changes. CompTIA said Tuesday its Practices of Security Professionals study also found that 43 percent of respondents prioritize other technology needs in their companies over …

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Intel Survey: Cyber Pros Cite Corporate Policies, Industry Regulations as Barriers to Info Exchanges

A survey from Intel’s security business says 42 percent of security professionals have adopted shared cyber threat intelligence in an effort to protect their companies’ networks from potential cyber attacks. Intel Security polled 500 security professionals across different industries in North America, Europe and Asia Pacific in 2015 about their knowledge of …

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Cyphort-Ponemon Study: 34% of Senior Execs Unaware of Their Firms’ Cybersecurity Challenges

A Cyphort-commissioned survey indicates about 34 percent of C-level corporate executives lack awareness about cyber threats to their companies’ information technology systems. Ponemon Institute polled 597 IT leaders across the U.S. private sector for Cyphort’s “State of Malware Detection & Prevention” report and found that 39 percent of respondents said their firms do not have intelligence …

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KPMG-(ISC)2 Team to Conduct Federal Cybersecurity Survey; Dan Waddell Comments

KPMG and nonprofit organization (ISC)2 have teamed up to poll government information security leaders on cybersecurity issues within the federal government. The survey will ask federal executives with data security responsibilities, chief information officers and chief information security officers on how they plan to implement the Cybersecurity National Action Plan, (ISC)2 said …

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Deltek Kicks Off Architecture, Engineering, GovCon Studies; Patrick Smith Comments

Deltek has launched its 2016 surveys for government vendors and architecture and engineering firms with the goal to analyze potential operational, financial and program management issues these companies may face. The surveys run through Feb. 29 and Deltek will develop market data based on survey results in order to help firms gauge competition and …

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PwC Survey: 91% of Enterprises Adopt Cyber Frameworks to Detect Network Vulnerabilities

A new PwC survey says 91 percent of business organizations have implemented the National Institute of Standards and Technology’s Cybersecurity Framework and other risk-based security guidelines in an effort to detect and mitigate cyber threats. PwC polled at least 10,000 C-suite executives of information technology and security firms from more than 127 …

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IDC Survey: Western Europe Utilities Sector Considers Cybersecurity Top Investment Priority in 2016

A new International Data Corp. survey has found that utilities companies in Western Europe will prioritize spending on cybersecurity efforts, such as cloud and mobile security and data loss prevention, over the next 12 months. IDC Energy Insights said Monday it predicts the Western European utilities sector’s spending on software platforms to …

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ISACA Surveys IT Pros on Cyber Threats, Data Sharing, Skills Gap

ISACA has polled 2,920 information technology professionals across 121 countries in order to determine their top security concerns, views on government-industry threat information exchange and IT talent recruitment efforts at their organizations. The trade group said Monday IT professionals have ranked social engineering, insider and advanced persistent threats as their …

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Dell Survey: 82% of Federal Agencies Use NIST Cyber Framework

A new Dell survey has found that 82 percent of federal information technology personnel say their agencies use the National Institute of Standards and Technology’s Framework for Improving Critical Infrastructure Cybersecurity in efforts to improve security of computer networks. The NIST cybersecurity framework aims to help agencies “identify, detect, protect, respond and recover …

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