by Filip Truta, from Business Insights , on 10.07.2020
Half of infosec professionals in a recent Bitdefender study revealed that their organization doesn’t have a contingency plan in place, or didn’t know if they did, for a situation like COVID-19 or a similar scenario. read more
by Filip Truta, from Business Insights , on 09.07.2020
Most IT professionals say employees are allowed to use personal devices for work. And while the use of personal devices at work is growing rapidly, many are unprepared to balance productivity with security, new data shows. read more
by Silviu Stahie, from Business Insights , on 08.07.2020
The United States Secret Service issued an advisory warning of an increase in cyberattacks against managed service providers (MSP) in an effort to compromise companies using their services. read more
by Filip Truta, from Business Insights , on 07.07.2020
Organizations with a dedicated security operations center (SOC) know how much it helps combating cyber threats. 72% of IT security practitioners in organizations with a SOC categorize the unit as “essential” or “very important” to their organization’s cybersecurity strategy. However, 60% of SOC team members are considering changing careers or quitting due to stress. read more
by Silviu Stahie, from Business Insights , on 06.07.2020
Most Chief Information Officers (CIO) are worried about the security risks associated with the proliferation of TLS machine identities, which is aggravated by the fact that many of them don’t have an accurate account of the number of certificates deployed in their infrastructure. read more
by Business Insights , on 04.07.2020
The Internet of Things (IoT) and Industrial IoT (IIoT) are beginning to see some real momentum, particularly in industries such as manufacturing, healthcare, and retail. More and more devices, equipment, vehicles, buildings, and other objects are being equipped with sensors and connected, enabling the sharing of data that provides useful insights for businesses. read more
by Silviu Stahie, from Business Insights , on 03.07.2020
A scan of the Japanese Internet infrastructure showed how many devices could be compromised with common user names and passwords, and ISPs helped the authorities make that determination. But ISPs also seemed to lack the tools to make those determinations by themselves, in a way that secures their networks and customers at the same time. read more
by Silviu STAHIE, from IoT Security Insights , on 10.07.2020
Security researchers found a vulnerability within a system called SETracker used in smartwatches, often by older people and kids, allowing attackers to take control and potentially abuse applications. IoT devices can be used in numerous ways to improve the lives of people in a meaningful way. We do have some superfluous features sometimes, but some ...
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by Silviu STAHIE, from IoT Security Insights , on 09.07.2020
IP security cameras could let attackers determine if anyone’s home without having to actually intercept the data stream, according to a research paper published at the IEEE International Conference on Computer Communications. Hackers can sometimes access security cameras, usually by leveraging vulnerabilities. It’s a complicated process, and it usually requires a high degree of technical ...
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