ESG Research Report: Security Hygiene and Posture Management


Security posture management challenges are driven by the growing attack surface. Organizations have accelerated cloud computing initiatives and have been forced to support a growing population of remote users because of the pandemic. Firms are also deploying new types of devices as part of digital transformation initiatives, further exacerbating the growing attack surface, which leads to management challenges, vulnerabilities, and potential system compromises. Meanwhile, security teams are also concerned about recent cybersecurity issues including MS Exchange vulnerabilities, the SolarWinds hack, and the recent Log4j zero-day flaw. As a result, organizations are further assessing security posture management processes, examining vendor risk management requirements, and testing security more frequently.

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Topics: Cybersecurity