Cybersecurity Research

Cybersecurity research and market forecasts for managed security services providers (MSSPs) from CompTIA, Gartner, Forrester Research and more.

Can SecOps Teams Overcome High Staff Turnover, Stress, Skills Shortages?

More than half of security professionals say workplace stress levels have increased over the past six months, ThreatConnect research finds.

Vulnerability Management: Should MSSPs Patch Everything or Take This Step Instead…

Instead of always trying to find & patch every vulnerability, Kenna Security & Cisco Systems offer this guidance to MSSPs & CISOs.

Government Cyberattacks: 10 Security Findings From SolarWinds Research

The seventh annual Public Sector Cybersecurity Survey Report from SolarWinds describes federal, state & local government cybersecurity attitudes.

Ransomware Attacks Rose 17% in 2021; REvil and Conti Dominate

How many ransomware attacks were reported and/or publicly disclosed in 2021? Blackfog research reveals answers. Plus: MSSP ransomware mitigation steps.

How Many Ransomware Attacks vs. U.S. Local Governments, Schools and Healthcare? The 2021 Answer

More than 2,300 ransomware attacks hit U.S. local governments, schools and healthcare providers in 2021, Emsisoft research found.

Fortinet Survey: Most Orgs Have Gaps in Zero Trust Implementations

Most orgs that use zero trust or ZTNA solutions struggle to authenticate users or devices & monitor users after authentication, a Fortinet report shows.

Kaspersky: Cybersecurity Budgets Could Grow 50% in 2022 with Insurance

Nearly nine in 10 IT decision makers in North America expect their organization’s cybersecurity budget to increase, Kaspersky research finds. Cyber insurance also is a priority.

Supply Chain Security and Ransomware Attacks: CrowdStrike Research Findings

Perspectives on supply chain security, ransomware attacks, and threat detection & response, according to CrowdStrike 2021 Global Security Attitude Survey.

Cyberattacks Against MSPs Jump 67%, Check Point Research Finds

Cyberattacks against managed IT service provider (MSPs) & Internet service providers (ISPs) jumped nearly 70% in 2021 vs 2020, Check Point research finds.

Critical Infrastructure Falls Short on Ransomware Readiness, Mitigation, Recovery

Fewer than 30% of critical infrastructure organizations set a baseline reference to monitor for suspicious activity, CyberRisk Alliance (CRA) research finds.