TCS+ | Check Point dissects the complexities of cloud security

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Promoted | Check Point’s Rudi van Rooyen explains why cloud security is not as straightforward as organisations might assume.
The software security landscape is in a constant state of flux.
According to research undertaken by Check Point Software Technologies – an AI-powered, cloud-delivered cybersecurity platform provider protecting over 100 000 organisations worldwide – African organisations have been attacked on average 2 508 times a week in the last six months. This compares to 1 379 per organisation globally.
Some 70% of malicious files impacting African organisations were delivered via e-mail in the last 30 days, while the most common vulnerability exploit type is “information disclosure”, impacting 75% of organisations.
The race is therefore on between threat actors looking to exploit organisations and cybersecurity experts who protect sensitive organisational data.
In this episode of TCS+, Rudi van Rooyen, security engineer at Check Point Software Africa, offers a deep dive into the ins and outs of software system security for organisations of any size.
Van Rooyen unpacks:
• Why cloud migration is not a cure-all for software security issues in an organisation, and how security in a cloud setting should be approached.
• How Check Point manages to maintain a prevention-first approach to cybersecurity despite new types of attacks being developed daily.
• How AI is helping the chief information security officer cope with skills shortages and overwork by simplifying security operations.
• How Check Point’s virtual CISO function assists security leads in addressing their cybersecurity concerns.
• Insights into how much cybercrime impacts the South African economy.
• What Check Point recommends organisations do to better protect themselves against cybercriminals.
Insightful, important and sometimes technical, this discussion is critical for any information security expert or business owner looking to better protect their enterprise against cyber threats.
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11 Jun English South Africa Technology · Business

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