Read Sue Poremba explain how weak passwords can wreck the Internet of Things on Security Intelligence : Weak passwords can hurt any organization’s security efforts and make any device easily hackable, but could they also be the greatest point of failure for the internet of things (IoT) security? Weak passwords certainly put companies deploying IoT devices at greater risk of … [Read more...] about Will Weak Passwords Doom the Internet of Things (IoT)?
Cyber criminals are launching ransomware attacks that are specifically targeting industrial control systems (ICS) in what researchers say is the first instance of file-encrypting malware being built to directly infect computer networks that control operations in manufacturing and utilities environments. A new threat report from cybersecurity company Dragos details the … [Read more...] about Ransomware attacks are now targeting industrial control systems
Read why Rick Goud says that tackling errors in outgoing emails goes a long way in the prevention of data leaks on IT Pro Portal : In most organisations email security is a top priority. In practice, however, the why, what, for who and how of wanting to improve email security varies greatly between, and even within, organisations. This diversity seems to stem mostly from a … [Read more...] about The key to data leaks prevention? Tackle human errors when emailing
Read Jena M. Valdetero and Linda C. Hsu explain the types of legal services that data breach victims can get on Lexology : As of January 1, 2020, California will become the first state to permit residents whose personal information is exposed in a data breach to seek statutory damages between $100-$750 per incident, even in the absence of any actual harm, with the passage of … [Read more...] about Data Breach Litigation Preparation: What types of services should the organization offer to consumers affected by a breach?
Read Brandon Vigliarolo explains why there is a vast data skill gap in big data technology on the Tech Republic : A study from Accenture and data analytics firm Qlik has discovered a massive problem in the big data world: A skills gap that is costing companies billions of dollars. There is a huge amount of data in the world, and the volume of it is only going to grow. … [Read more...] about Businesses understand the value of big data, but employees aren’t being trained to use it