In today’s often-precarious security and privacy landscape, you’d think consumers would be taking security and privacy risks into serious consideration when purchasing new IoT devices. And you’d be wrong.
When hungry consumers want to know how many calories are in a bag of chips, they can check the nutrition label on the bag. When those same consumers want to check the security and privacy practices of a new IoT device, they aren’t able to find even the most basic facts.
Not yet, at least.
Cyberattacks targeting corporate cloud services have increased significantly in the last few months as cyber criminals look to exploit the rise in remote working to gain access to corporate accounts.
The cybersecurity industry has experienced a rare silver lining of the COVID-19 economic collapse, recent studies show. Remote workers need new kinds of protection; healthcare organizations need defenses in a desperate time, and high-profile ransomware cases drive demand for new solutions.
The coronavirus is laying the groundwork for a massive cyber attack. In fact, we’ll see the largest cyber attack in HISTORY within the next six months.
Cyber security now dominates the priorities of every organization as each adapts to a post-COVID-19 world. Remote workers identities’ and devices are the new security perimeter.
Who knew that video-conferencing apps would become such a big part of everybody’s lives so quickly? People around the world have swiftly pivoted from IRL socialising to Zoom, Houseparty, FaceTime, Skype and all the other video-chat apps out there.
If you’re ever at the receiving end of a rootkit attack, then you’ll understand why they are considered one of the most dangerous cyber threats today.
Businesses across industries are placing bigger and bigger bets on the Internet of Things (IoT) as they look to unlock valuable business opportunities. But there are concerns over the complexity of IoT security and its associated risks—to the company, its brands, and its customers. With the growing number and increased severity of IoT attacks, these organizations have good reason to be cautious.