Business Wire IndiaHewlett Packard Enterprise (HPE) today published the HPE Cyber Risk Report 2016, identifying the top security threats plaguing enterprises over the past year.
As the traditional network perimeter disappears and attack surfaces grow, security professionals are challenged with protecting users, applications and data – without stifling innovation or delaying enterprise timelines. This year’s Cyber Risk Report examines the 2015 threat landscape in this context, providing actionable intelligence around key areas of risk including application vulnerabilities, security patching and the growing monetization of malware. The report also highlights important industry issues such as new security research regulations, the “collateral damage” from high-profile data breaches, shifting political agendas, and the ongoing debate over privacy and security.
“In 2015, we saw attackers infiltrate networks at an alarming rate, leading to some of the largest data breaches to date, but now is not the time to take the foot off the gas and put the enterprise on lockdown,” said Jyoti Prakash, Country Director, India and SAARC countries, Enterprise Security Products, Hewlett Packard Enterprise. “We must learn from these incidents, understand and monitor the risk environment, and build security into the fabric of the organization to better mitigate known and unknown threats, which will enable companies to fearlessly innovate and accelerate business growth.”
Applications are the New Battlefield
While web applications pose a significant risk to enterprises, mobile applications present growing and distinctive risks.
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Published by HPE Security Research, the annual report offers in-depth industry data and analysis on the most pressing security issues, providing business leaders and security professionals with actionable intelligence to better protect their digital enterprises and drive fearless innovation.
The full methodology is detailed in the report. HPE will be addressing the latest trends in enterprise security at the RSA Conference 2016, taking place February 29 – March 4 in San Francisco. Additional information about HPE at this year’s conference is available here. Keep up with event happenings by following the event hashtag #RSAC and follow @HPE_Security.
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1 HPE Security Fortify on Demand Findings included in the HPE Cyber Risk Report 2016, HPE Security Research, February 2016, software analysis section, pages 54-63
2 HPE Cyber Risk Report 2016, HPE Security Research, February 2016, malware section, pages 34-51
3 HPE Cyber Risk Report 2016, HPE Security Research, February 2016, exploits section, pages 30-33
4 HP Security Briefing, Episode 22, June 2015
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