Top cybersecurity concerns for every board of directors, part two: people

The greatest virtual threat today is not state sponsored terrorism, newfangled clandestine malware, or a hacker culture run amok. The most dangerous looming crisis in information security is instead a severe cybersecurity labor shortage— expected to reach 1.5 million job openings by 2019. SG recently teamed up with the Information Systems Security Association and conducted a survey of 437 global cybersecurity professionals, resulting in a recently published research report, presenting an alarming picture of the languishing state of the cybersecurity profession. In one particularly salient note, 55% of the 437 cybersecurity professionals surveyed strongly believe that, “The cybersecurity skills shortage is a far bigger problem than is being communicated.”

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How to Reduce the Risk of Phishing and Ransomware

whitePaper | March 21, 2021

Cybersecurity challenges abound for organizations across the world. The tsunami of phishing attacks that threaten account compromise, data breaches and malware infection remains a critical threat to neutralize. Ransomware is a second critical threat, with a well-played ransomware attack capable of bringing an organization to a complete halt, and in some cases putting it out of business permanently (e.g., Travelex1 and Vastaamo2.

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Mid-Year Threat Landscape Report

whitePaper | November 17, 2019

The first half of 2019 brought interesting developments in malware targeting popular operating systems, in hardware and software vulnerabilities affecting consumer and businesses, and in the increased number of attacks aimed at (and even carried out by) IoTs. With the money motive driving the proliferation of malware, cybercriminals are nothing if not resourceful when developing new malware strands or coming up with more successful attack vectors. The number of malware samples roaming the internet is about to reach the 1 billion1 milestone.

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Cyber Security for Business

whitePaper | December 17, 2019

At CGI, cyber security is part of everything we do. For more than 40 years, we have helped clients manage complex security challenges with a business focused approach – protecting what is most valuable to them. As our economy becomes even more digital in nature, securing our organisations against cyber-attacks and data breaches has become one of the most important business issues facing senior management.

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Recommended Criteria for Cybersecurity Labeling of Consumer Software

whitePaper | February 4, 2022

Software is an integral part of life for the modern consumer. Nevertheless, most consumers take for granted and are unaware of the software upon which many products and services rely. From the consumer’s perspective, the very notion of what constitutes software may even be unclear. While enabling many benefits to consumers, that software that is, software normally used for personal, family, or household purposes can also have cybersecurity flaws or vulnerabilities which can directly affect safety, property, and productivity.

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PROMOTING BETTER CYBERSECURITY

whitePaper | December 18, 2019

The Ohio Data Protection Act (“ODPA” or the Act), came into force on November 2, 2018.1 The Act seeks to improve cybersecurity among Ohio businesses. It does so by providing an affirmative defense against tort claims arising from a data breach to businesses that can demonstrate they have implemented a qualifying cybersecurity program that reasonably conforms to one of ten specified cybersecurity frameworks and met certain other safeguards specified in the Act.

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Threat Connect Cyber Survey Report

whitePaper | January 4, 2022

Whether you are in financial services, farming, or public infrastructure, the security threat to organizations has never been greater. Today, almost every company is a technology company in some shape or form and this can be a soft underbelly - open to attack. Cyber risk is the fastest-growing risk faced by businesses globally. A wide range of statistics and sources make it clear that attackers have become even more proficient over recent years, using automation to exploit vulnerabilities at an accelerated pace and frequency. Threats are even more widespread and complex than before.

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