In 2019, there were over 2.8 billion threats and cyber-attacks. And those are just the ones that were logged. Yet here in 2019, those attacks seem to be increasing.
Recently, Tom Field, Sr. VP, Editorial, ISMG sat down with Micro Focus’ William ‘Buck’ Houston, WW Business Dev and PJ Maloney of DXC Technology, Security Sales for their insights on steps to bolster cybersecurity. Houston and Maloney had just talked at a cybersecurity conference about the Cyberthreat Defense Report 2019, which is CyberEdge Group’s sixth annual Cyberthreat Defense Report, sponsored by DXC Technology and Micro Focus. The report provides a penetrating look at how IT security professionals perceive cyberthreats and plan to defend against them.
“The thing that is frustrating,” said Maloney, “is the repeatability.” The same types of attacks are appearing on the 2019 report as from 2018, such as malware, security application issues. Maloney stated that the traditional approaches to security “just aren’t enough.”
Learn more in this highly informative video. This video interview took place at the Information Security Media Group's (ISMG) recent Cybersecurity Summit in New York. In the video, Houston and Maloney discuss:
- Concerns raised in the 2019 Cyberthreat Defense Report
- Security risks arising from digital transformation
- New strategies and solutions
Houston is director of worldwide business development at Micro Focus Global Alliances. With over 20 years' experience in the enterprise IT industry, he has held various leadership positions across many functions at multinational technology leadership companies.
Maloney, senior sales executive at DXC Technology, has over 30 years' experience in leadership positions at major technology and integration firms, including Oracle, BearingPoint and Lockheed Martin.
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