Burnout, False Hope, and Bad Practices Spell Trouble

Today James McQuiggan (who is in for Javvad) discuss burnout in security folks, reliance on endpoint protection, and how an Elasticsearch server with no password or encryption lost 1 million records.

All this and more on today's show

Stories from the show:

New research reveals overreliance on endpoint protection could be putting organizations at higher risk of exposure to ransomware
https://www.securityinfowatch.com/cybersecurity/information-security/breach-detection/press-release/21271323/gigamon-new-research-reveals-overreliance-on-endpoint-protection-could-be-putting-organizations-at-higher-risk-of-exposure-to-ransomware

 

Elasticsearch server with no password or encryption leaks a million records
https://www.theregister.com/2022/06/16/storehub_data_leak/

The unrelenting threat of ransomware is pushing cybersecurity workers to quit
https://www.zdnet.com/article/the-unrelenting-threat-of-ransomware-is-driving-cybersecurity-workers-to-quit/

45% of cybersecurity pros are considering quitting the industry due to stress
https://www.helpnetsecurity.com/2022/06/13/cybersecurity-professionals-stress-levels/

 

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