Cyber security drop due to COVID-19 could cost millions
As organisations shift to remote working and are operating with a reduced workforce due to the COVID-19 pandemic, many businesses are at risk of a significant increase in costly cyber attacks. New research, published in a data breach report by cloud solutions company iomart, analyses the financial impact of typical, severe and catastrophic data breaches to reveal what each could cost small businesses, tech companies and social media platforms.
papalook launches its PA452 and AF925 webcams
The papalook PA452 webcam delivers a true-to-life HD 1080p video at 30Fps for face-to-face Skype or Zoom chatting, YouTube recordings or taking pictures. Featuring a high pixel-count CMOS Sensor with 2.0 large aperture and a 5-layer film-coated optical glass lens, the PA452 ensures suitable shots, even in 5 lux lighting conditions.
Healthcare cyber security - safe and secure or an open door?
The Internet of Medical Things (IoMT) presents powerful opportunities for device manufacturers to develop new competitive advantages, as digitisation delivers increased efficiencies and unmatched flexibility, enabling real-time data access for medical practitioners to improve patient care. Richard Poate, Senior Manager at TÜV SÜD explains the issue of healthcare cyber security.
Keeping track of critical alarms during a pandemic
As the impact of COVID-19 pandemic continues to cause disruption, some critical infrastructure sites are still operating with a skeleton crew of staff, while other industrial sites begin the slow process of coming out of lockdown.
Ransomware, the IoT, and businesses
According to the 2019 Official Annual Cybercrime Report, a business falls victim to a ransomware attack every 14 seconds. As manufacturers connect more equipment to the Internet of Things (IoT), ransomware and other security breaches pose a more serious threat to productivity. Here Neil Ballinger, Head of EMEA sales at automation parts supplier EU Automation, shares how the IoT poses a risk for manufacturers and how to reduce it.
Surge in security concerns due to remote working
Almost half (46%) of global businesses have encountered at least one cyber security scare since shifting to a remote working model during the COVID-19 lockdown, according to official research by Barracuda Networks. An astounding 49% also said they expect to see a data breach or cyber security incident in the next month due to remote working.
Protecting the vulnerable with tech during lockdown
Whilst most of us are still struggling with the lockdown and video calls with friends and family has become the 'norm', there are still many elderly and vulnerable people living on their own who may be finding it hard to cope with the current situation.
Top ten NHSX COVID-19 contract tracing app concerns
The government’s anticipated NHSX app for coronavirus tracing has failed crucial tests and is not yet safe enough to be rolled out across the UK, according to reports. It is understood the system has failed all tests needed in order for it to be included in the NHS Apps Library, including cyber security tests.
COVID-19 tracing app fails NHS and cyber security tests
It has been reported that the government’s anticipated COVID-19 tracing app has failed crucial security tests and is not yet safe enough to be rolled out across the UK. It is understood the system has failed all tests needed in order for it to be included in the NHS Apps Library, including cyber security, clinical safety and performance.
Surge in enterprise and education security violations
Absolute has revealed a spike in enterprise and education device usage, despite gaps in device security and an alarming number of Windows 10 devices not being patched, and thus a surge in security violations. The average Windows 10 enterprise device was 90 days behind patching, reveals Absolute’s Remote Work and Distance Learning Insights Centre, which is being updated weekly.