Incomplete visibility a top security failing

Incomplete visibility of IT environments is among the most common basic enterprise security failings, as most organisations are still failing to achieve basic cyber security hygiene, a survey reveals.

Real-world breaches and security incidents continue to show that many of the most widespread issues still stem from a lack of basic cyber hygiene, according to a report by security firm Tripwire.

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Therefore, organisations cannot overlook the fundamentals such as addressing known vulnerabilities, ensuring secure configuration and monitoring systems for change, the report said.

A key finding of the report based on a survey of more than 300 security professionals is that many organisations still struggle to maintain the adequate visibility into their environments needed to address potential issues quickly. More information from source: