March Blog Recap

TDI
3 min readApr 1, 2021

March has been a busy month for us here at TDI, and that’s reflected in the amount of content we’ve been putting out. Here are the highlights, but keep an eye out on our blog page, Twitter, and LinkedIn to see the latest from us.

This month we focused largely on industry trends and social media influencers in our blog posts, with emphasis placed on prominent cybersecurity threats, excessive cybersecurity spending, and the cybersecurity insurance market.

[March 1st, 2021] CnSight wins Cybersecurity Excellence Award for Best Cybersecurity Performance Management Product — We are honored that on February 26th we were selected as the Gold winner of the Cybersecurity Excellence Award in the category of Cybersecurity Performance Management! Powered by TDI, CnSight helps manage your business of cybersecurity. This innovative solution is designed to provide previously unknown insights into risk through a continuous view into the effectiveness and consistency of an organization’s cybersecurity investments. Check out the full post here.

[March 4th, 2021] The Fallacy of Excess Cybersecurity Spending — Every week, new reports come out about ballooning cybersecurity budgets. Organizations have fallen into the trap of benchmarking their cybersecurity performance by the number of tools they have deployed, the size of their budget, or even against their industry peers, disregarding analysis of how these budgets are actually impacting their baseline cybersecurity performance. At the end of the day, the most important thing you can do is ensure a strong base level of cybersecurity performance. Check out the rest of the article here.

[March 15th, 2021] The High Cost of Coverage and the Risky Business of Cybersecurity Insurance — Cybersecurity insurance has been a big market in recent years, and it’s easy to see why. According to IBM’s Cost of a Data Breach report, the average cost of a data breach is $3.86 million and results in $1.52 million in lost business. As a result, insurance companies have created a cybersecurity insurance market; providing insurance policies that allows some level of protection against the financial risk of a data breach. However, because perceived risk is so high cybersecurity policies frequently come attached with exorbitant premiums. Check out the full article here to see how you could lower your cybersecurity insurance premiums.

[March 17th, 2021] 10 CISO Influencers to Follow on Twitter — As important as cybersecurity has become, it’s no surprise that when it comes to leadership, the cream has really risen to the top. We’ve compiled a who’s-who of the most engaging CISOs, and what they stand for. Check out the full article here.

[March 26th, 2021] 6 Biggest Cyber Threat Types for 2021–2020 was unsettling in many ways and a lot happened regarding cybersecurity. Ransomware attacks have skyrocketed, digital hygiene backslid, and never-before-seen attacks such as the SolarWinds hack figured prominently. How do we counter this threat from which nobody is safe, one which is cartwheeling out of control? What type of cyber threats can we expect to see in 2021? Take a look at the blog post here to find out what we think.

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