Cybersecurity Central: Top Trends from RSA Conference 2023

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Last week, the Exact Market team had the tremendous pleasure of attending one of America’s premier cybersecurity conferences, RSA Conference 2023, at Moscone Center in San Francisco. It was thrilling to join thousands of the world’s foremost cybersecurity authorities and practitioners for a couple of days chock full of engaging and educational presentations and riveting

Stressed Out: Why CISOs Are at Risk of Job Burnout

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Cyberthreats are just one of many stressors for today’s CISOs Chief Information Security Officers (CISOs) are vital to modern business, charged with securing proprietary data, sensitive customer information, systems, and more. But the role can be difficult, with vague or varied responsibilities contributing to high stress and ultimately burnout. A 2022 CISO survey found that

Looks Like a Good Day for Data Privacy

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Sharing personal data online has become so commonplace, we often don’t even recognize when it’s happening. Much of our private info is swimming around somewhere, waiting to be picked up by virtual snoopers or stolen in a corporate breach. That could be our name and address, financial info, shopping habits, photos, travel plans, medical history,

Don’t Leave Data Security at Home When Traveling for the Holidays

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Enjoy more cybersecurity cheer for the season with this checklist The holidays are a strange mix of stress and rest—packed schedules and end-of-year projects being wrapped up so people can take a vacation and enjoy the presents wrapped under the tree. It’s a time of parties and amazing treats. It’s a time for travel and

‘Tis the Season for Online Shopping Scams

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Learn how to recognize common attacks and shop safer this holiday season The biggest online shopping days of the year are almost here, but hidden amidst the Black Friday and Cyber Monday deals are cybercriminals hoping to make a profit. Cyber Monday was the busiest online shopping day of 2021 with $10.7B in sales,1 and

Proven Practices for Proficient VM Protection Policy

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Virtual machines (VMs) can be pivotal for helping your business develop and test products, solutions, and processes, modernizing its technology stack, and migrating systems and infrastructure to the cloud. If your organization’s virtualized environment is fully cloud-native, then the protection capabilities provided by the VM vendor should most likely suffice. However, recent analysis regarding cloud

It’s Coming From Inside the House

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One of the biggest security risks is inside your organization As Cybersecurity Awareness Month draws to a close, it’s time for something a little scary just in time for Halloween. The title of this post draws from a popular horror movie trope—the calls are coming from inside the house—that originated in the 1974 film Black

Protect Information with Mobile Security Best Practices

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Proven strategies can save hundreds of thousands of dollars With the ever-increasing prevalence of work-from-home and hybrid working models, employees are more apt and even encouraged to handle potentially sensitive corporate information while working on mobile devices. With the continued rise in cyberattacks and material breaches, increasing 15.1% and 24.5%, respectively, YoY from 2020 to

The See-Saw of Cybersecurity Business Motivators

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Proven strategies can save hundreds of thousands of dollars As noted in our kick-off post, the theme for this year’s cybersecurity awareness month campaign in the U.S. is “See Yourself in Cyber.” This is an excellent place to start. But we mustn’t forget about the other side of the equation. Your business objectives should define

SBOM: The Starting Point for Software Supply Chain Security

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As concerns grow over how cybersecurity attacks on any single software supply chain component can impact the entire application and business ecosystem, it’s time to take a close look at your own enterprise applications. This activity starts by examining all your Software Bill of Materials (SBOMs). The term SBOM emerged from the Bill of Materials