Examining Risk in the Corporate Environment

Examining Risk in the Corporate Environment

by Business Insights , on 24.01.2020

Of all the possible concerns global businesses can have, cyber security threats are at the top of the list, according to recent research by insurance firm The Travelers Companies. read more

What’s at play with smart toys

What’s at play with smart toys

by Cristina POPOV, from IoT Security Insights , on 23.01.2020

For children raised with technology, smart toys are just the new normal. More and more dolls, teddy bears, action heroes and robots have internet connectivity so they can talk, respond and play new games every day. The global connected toys market is expected to more than double in size, from USD 5.7 billion in 2019 ... The post What's at play with smart toys appeared first on Bitdefender. read more

Success of Cyber-Attacks on U.S. Govts May Stem from Innovation Paralysis

Success of Cyber-Attacks on U.S. Govts May Stem from Innovation Paralysis

by Filip Truta, from Business Insights , on 23.01.2020

Cyber-attacks on government institutions and critical infrastructures have increased considerably in recent years, with the United States seemingly painted as the bullseye for ransomware operators in 2019. Infosec experts argue that state institutions spend too little on cybersecurity, and a recent study shows they may be right read more

Smart IoT Devices Can Become Dumber at the Flick of a Switch

Smart IoT Devices Can Become Dumber at the Flick of a Switch

by Silviu STAHIE, from IoT Security Insights , on 22.01.2020

Homes become smarter with each new IoT (Internet of Things) device integrated into the network, but they can also become dumber when the companies that built them decide to pull the plug. While one of the biggest issues with IoT devices today is security, people also need to take into consideration another important aspect. Companies ... The post Smart IoT Devices Can Become Dumber at the Flick of a Switch appeared first on Bitdefender. read more

Entire U.S. Banking Sector Would Suffer Greatly If Even Just One Major Bank Is Compromised

Entire U.S. Banking Sector Would Suffer Greatly If Even Just One Major Bank Is Compromised

by Silviu Stahie, from Business Insights , on 22.01.2020

Homes become smarter with each new IoT (Internet of Things) device integrated into the network, but they can also become dumber when the companies that built them decide to pull the plug. While one of the biggest issues with IoT devices today is security, people also need to take into consideration another important aspect. Companies ... The post Smart IoT Devices Can Become Dumber at the Flick of a Switch appeared first on Bitdefender. read more

4 in 10 Security Cameras Are Vulnerable to Cyberattacks, Research Shows

4 in 10 Security Cameras Are Vulnerable to Cyberattacks, Research Shows

by Silviu STAHIE, from IoT Security Insights , on 21.01.2020

Outdated camera software is one of the avenues paved for hackers, and it’s estimated that almost half of security cameras could be vulnerable to outside interference. The Internet of Things encompasses anything with an online connection, and security cameras are a prime example. Their very function makes them likely targets for hackers, whose jobs are ... The post 4 in 10 Security Cameras Are Vulnerable to Cyberattacks, Research Shows appeared first on Bitdefender. read more

Cyber Incidents Increasingly Erode Brand Value

Cyber Incidents Increasingly Erode Brand Value

by Filip Truta, from Business Insights , on 21.01.2020

Despite growing risks, many companies are still poorly protected against the type of reputational crisis that a cyber incident can deliver, according to research by Allianz. read more

Over 500,000 Credentials for Telnet Exposed IoT Devices and Servers Leaked Online

Over 500,000 Credentials for Telnet Exposed IoT Devices and Servers Leaked Online

by Silviu STAHIE, from IoT Security Insights , on 20.01.2020

A hacker has published a trove of over 515,000 Telnet credentials for Internet of Things (IoT) devices, servers, and various routers on a forum, along with user names and passwords, potentially giving an attacker complete control. Telnet credentials are usually employed when users need to configure various devices, and it’s easy to see why revealing ... The post Over 500,000 Credentials for Telnet Exposed IoT Devices and Servers Leaked Online appeared first on Bitdefender. read more

Some Companies Never Know They Are Under Attack

Some Companies Never Know They Are Under Attack

by Silviu Stahie, from Business Insights , on 20.01.2020

Not all cyberattacks are visible, and some companies don't know they are under attack and have no clue as to the effects of such an attack on their organization, according to a new study. read more

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