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Safeguarding Your Business in the Digital Age
With threats from cybercrime on the rise, improving the security posture of your business is crucial. Download this white paper to review the current threat landscape, the cost of cybercrime, and what you can do to protect your business without putting stress on your bottom line.
Organizations are facing increasing threats from cybercrime, and it’s only getting worse as criminals get more sophisticated and data increases exponentially. In fact, there has been a 300% increase in reported cybercrimes in just the last two years alone.

When you consider that hackers only have to succeed once to spell disaster for your entire enterprise, it’s more important than ever to put a solid, multi-layered security strategy into place to protect your organization.

But where do you start? Hiring an experienced cybersecurity team is expensive at best, and impossible at worst. In this white paper, we look at the increased threats, the cost of cybercrime, and what you can do to protect your business without putting stress on your bottom line.
2022 US Password Practices Report
To raise awareness about the scale of the problem of weak passwords, Keeper Security, the leading provider of zero-trust and zero-knowledge cybersecurity software, is sharing findings about Americans’ password habits and practices. By raising awareness of the personal finances and data put at risk every day by weak, duplicate, and shared passwords, we hope to reduce the risk of cybercrime and promote better password practices among Americans.

Online passwords are used for many critical aspects of our lives. They are needed when we communicate, work, transact and travel. We use them to access our most sensitive data, from banking to health records. Digital passwords are the keys to our lives. Yet we are surprisingly negligent about password protection, from our choice of passwords to the means we use to remember them, and troublingly, our willingness to share sensitive passwords with others.
Keeper Security’s survey of 4,000+ respondents in the US and UK unearthed negligent attitudes toward password protection, in which passwords are being shared with spouses, written down on bits of paper, changed too often, and forgotten over 50 times per year! The result: nearly half of our 2,000 US survey respondents had been hacked at least once, with an average of $378 stolen per cyberattack. The consequences of poor password protection can be disastrous in an era of growing online crime and identity theft. A hacked password can result in ransacked bank accounts, obliterated credit ratings, damaged personal lives and severed business relationships.

Our findings show a troubling disconnect between the value people attach to their passwords and the means they use to protect them. In the US, people would rather see a dentist than lose their passwords, yet safe selection, storage, and management of passwords were found to be severely lacking in this study.

It is of great concern to see passwords being shared and duplicated across multiple platforms. It’s equally concerning to see the use of overly simple passwords, relying on publicly-available data, such as names and birthdays. This will remain an acute challenge as we continue to use a range of devices and platforms to access the internet. The impact of poor password protection was evidenced by the number of people in the survey reporting they’ve personally fallen victim to a cyberattack, resulting in financial loss and compromised social media profiles.

Password Management Report: Unifying Perception with Reality
We surveyed over 8,000 people globally about what they say they do to ensure their cybersecurity and what they actually do. The study found people are grossly overconfident with a clear disconnect between actions and perception.

There is no getting away from the fact that passwords are still the cornerstone of modern cybersecurity practices. Despite decades of advice to users to always pick strong and unique passwords for each of their online accounts, Keeper Security found that only one-quarter of survey respondents actually do this. Many use repeat variations of the same password (34%) or still admit to using simple passwords to secure their online accounts (30%). Perhaps more worryingly, almost half (44%) of those who claimed all their passwords were well-managed also said they used repeated variations of them. One in five also admitted to knowing they’ve had at least one password involved in a data breach or available on the dark web.

At first glance, these results may come as a shock, especially to those in the cybersecurity industry who have been touting these simple best practices for years. However, when considering more than one in three people (35%) globally admit to feeling overwhelmed when it comes to taking action to improve their cybersecurity, and one in ten admit to neglecting password management altogether, the results are much less of a surprise.

Cybersecurity is a priority and cybersecurity solutions must also be. The threat landscape continues to expand as our lives shift from in-person banks, stores, and coffee shops to online banking, internet shopping, social networking, and everything in between. We have never been more dependent on our phones, computers, and connected devices, yet we are overconfident in our ability to protect them and willfully ignoring the actions we must take to do so. Perhaps we need more people to admit they’re as careless as a bull in a china shop, burying their heads in the sand like an ostrich or simply paralyzed with fear. Facing reality and coming to recognize what’s at stake, they can more confidently charge forward and take the necessary steps to protect their information, identities and online accounts.

The 2024 Block Data Storage Buyer's Guide
This guide was created for CEOs, CTOs, CFOs, and business leaders who are looking for a comprehensive understanding of a better approach to storage for their business. An approach that will help them to gain control of overall operational costs, ensure the right data storage for their business needs and position their infrastructure to handle data growth. Additionally, IT Team Leaders, Storage Architects and DevOps leaders will gain a comprehensive understanding of evaluating the right storage
A Pragmatic Process to Selecting Primary Shared Block Data Storage

In the ever-evolving realm of data storage…knowledge is your most powerful tool. StorPool proudly introduces the 2024 Block Data Storage Buyer’s Guide - an indispensable compass to navigate the dynamic storage landscape.

  • Data Storage Types Decoded: Unravel the distinctions between Block, File, Object and Unified Data Storage
  • The Age of Software-Defined Media: Explore how Software-Defined Storage stacks up against traditional Data Storage Systems
  • Demystifying Data Storage Media: Get the facts straight on data storage media
  • Tackling Application Problems: Understand how Block Data Storage uniquely solves fundamental application problems, opening doors to innovation
  • Block Data Storage Shortcomings: Discover how to approach solutions, learn workarounds, and understand the consequences
  • Compare the Options: Master the art of comparing one solution to another, understand the caveats, and gain insights on how to look at TCO
Network Vulnerability Remediation with BackBox
In an age of rising cyber dangers, the need for a complete network security management platform has become critical. The BackBox Network Vulnerability Manager, when combined with the BackBox Network Automation Platform, provides a simplified approach to identifying vulnerabilities and strengthening defenses. It provides dynamic inventory, risk rating, CVE mitigation, and repair priority, which reduces human labor while providing proactive network protection.

When used in conjunction with the BackBox Network Automation Platform, BackBox Network Vulnerability Manager aids in the detection of vulnerabilities and the strengthening of cyber-attack defenses. Administrators confront substantial hurdles in addressing vulnerabilities in network devices such as firewalls, intrusion detection systems (IDSs), and routers. NIST publishes over 2,500 CVEs each month, overwhelming network managers with security knowledge.

The BackBox Network Vulnerability Manager solves these issues with its Closed-Loop Vulnerability Remediation procedure.

Dynamic Inventory: BackBox offers a comprehensive picture of network and security devices, removing the need for laborious and error-prone inventory processes.

Risk Scoring and Analytics: BackBox Network Vulnerability Manager's risk scoring engine assesses organizational vulnerabilities, providing attack surface scores and risk metrics for all network devices. This offers a thorough understanding of network vulnerabilities and risk exposure.

CVE Mitigation: Administrators search device configurations for vulnerable settings to assess CVE relevance. Automation removes mitigated vulnerabilities from the risk score. Certain CVEs can be marked non-applicable, recalculating the risk score for an accurate vulnerability status.

Without BackBox, vulnerability patching involves a manual process:

  • Understand inventory and exposures
  • Determine update priorities
  • Remediate with temporary configuration fixes
  • Remediate permanently with OS updates
  • Remove temporary configuration fixes

BackBox automates device detection, data collecting, and vulnerability mapping while prioritizing updates based on risk assessment. This gives administrators an up-to-date picture of network hazards, allowing them to quickly upgrade and provide full security.