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Cybersecurity recap December 2021

Cybersecurity recap December 2021

December 20, 2021

Curated cybersecurity news

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What is new in December, 2021 in Cybersecurity?

Cybersecurity spending trends for 2022: Investing in the future.

As security budgets continue to rise, where is the money going? Recent surveys offer insight into CISO spending for the year ahead. Learn More

White House issues letter on holiday cybersecurity

TO: Corporate Executives and Business Leaders

FROM: Anne Neuberger, Deputy Assistant to the President and Deputy National Security Advisor for Cyber and Emerging Technology and Chris Inglis, National Cyber Director.

There are specific steps that you, as leaders, can initiate now to reduce the risk of your organizations during this time of heightened risk and into the New YearRead more

Security magazine spotlights cybersecurity solutions released in 2021, covering everything from insider risk mitigation to improved threat monitoring. Learn More

Looking Forward to 2022: What To Expect in Cybersecurity

Here are the prediction of dozens of experts  - is that we're going to keep seeing all the same threats we've been seeing all along. Just more of them, delivered faster, and with more automation and efficiency.

But what about the new stuff coming at us? If you're a data center cybersecurity manager, here are some emerging threats to watch out for. Learn More

Log4j flaw: This new threat is going to affect cybersecurity for a long time.

The Log4j vulnerability has been described as one of the most serious security vulnerabilities in recent years. Can we really be sure anything is secure any more? Read More

A bill that would allocate more government resources to strengthen the federal cybersecurity workforce advanced through the Senate.

 A bill that would allocate more government resources to strengthen the federal cybersecurity workforce advanced through the Senate.

The Federal Rotational Cyber Workforce Program Act of 2021, introduced back in April by Sen. Gary Peters, D-Mich., would create a rotational cyber workforce development program across several government agencies. Read More

Top Healthcare Cybersecurity Predictions For Next Year

As the year comes to a close, industry leaders share their healthcare cybersecurity and privacy predictions for the coming year. Read More

Cybersecurity Still A Challenge, And Improving Resiliency Is Essential

As 2021 draws to a close, cybercrime remains one of the dominant topics of concern for organizations. In fact, according to Accenture research, the number of cyberattacks continue to increase (up 31% in 2021 over 2020) and companies are worrying more about indirect attacks — successful breaches to the organization through the supply chain— which have increased from 44% to 61%.  As a result, security investment continues to also go up, with more than 82% of our survey respondents saying their IT security budgets have increased in the last year. Read More

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