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Best Practices For Protecting IoT Devices From Security Threats

Best Practices For Protecting IoT Devices From Security Threats

Billions of internet-connected sensors and other devices, comprising the Internet of Things (IoT), now span the world’s manufacturing plants and logistics infrastructure. They enable remarkable efficiency and unprecedented data collection for industrial companies. However, with so many poorly secured devices in operation, the so-called Industrial IoT (IIoT) exposes manufacturing businesses to high levels of cyber risk.

Startups Are Re-Defining Cybersecurity As A Driver For Growth

Startups Are Re-Defining Cybersecurity As A Driver For Growth

Imagine a world where businesses execute strategies without worrying about securing data. Now imagine a world where fast paced cybersecurity capabilities enable trusted data to become a source for growth. Guess what? Both are possible today.

AIOps uses AI, automation to boost security

AIOps uses AI, automation to boost security

AIOps – When the 2020 coronavirus pandemic forced workers across the United States to stop congregating in offices and work from home, Siemens USA was prepared to protect its newly remote workforce and identify and repel potential data breaches.

Vishing At The Ritz: There’s A New Type Of Cybercrime In Town

Vishing At The Ritz: There’s A New Type Of Cybercrime In Town

Cybercrime – There’s another clever fraud tactic to add to your library of security threats. Imagine a call or voice message that appears to come from a trusted source but is really a disguised attempt to compromise your identity, credentials or financial information. More of a social engineering scheme than a vulnerability, “vishing” is a highly effective and targeted form of phishing that uses voice as a means to lure victims into disclosing private information.

Digital Transformation And Cybersecurity During Covid-19

Digital Transformation And Cybersecurity During Covid-19

Digital Transformation – This is beyond working from home.

The proliferation in working from home has brought new security challenges to the forefront that include attacks on not just businesses, but also government records, celebrities and coronavirus vaccine development data. In the healthcare industry alone, cyberattacks have increased by 150% within the last few months.

6 Lessons IT Security Can Learn From DevOps

6 Lessons IT Security Can Learn From DevOps

DevOps has largely taken over the enterprise software development world. The mashup of software development and IT operations has brought faster software releases and more responsive application development to many organizations. And we know the big question left on everyone’s minds: What lessons can IT security learn from all of this?

Cybersecurity Is The Future Of Customer Acquisition

Cybersecurity Is The Future Of Customer Acquisition

Cybersecurity – There was a time when the much-coveted Apple iPhone was generously “replaced” by Samsung, simply because an Android was better suited for the bourgeois budget. Apple had established its place in the market as an industry leader and a revolutionary company altogether, but considering that you only needed your phone for a couple of basic needs, there seemed no point to invest your whole salary in a phone. 

Why companies need to lock down IoT systems

Why companies need to lock down IoT systems

During the last few years, malicious IoT hacks have grown exponentially with no immediate signs of slowing, while hackers relentlessly pursue new and creative ways to attack and exploit organizations. According to the FBI, within the past six years, attackers have amassed $144 million in ransomware payments alone – and each new attack costs more than the last.

Your Newest Cybersecurity Professional Is Already in Your Company

Your Newest Cybersecurity Professional Is Already in Your Company

The cybersecurity talent gap is real. The 2019/2020 Official Annual Cybersecurity Jobs Report predicts that there will be 3.5 million security jobs left unfilled globally by 2021.

235 Million Instagram, TikTok And YouTube User Profiles Exposed In Massive Data Leak

235 Million Instagram, TikTok And YouTube User Profiles Exposed In Massive Data Leak

Data – The security research team at Comparitech today disclosed how an unsecured database left almost 235 million Instagram, TikTok and YouTube user profiles exposed online in what can only be described as a massive data leak.