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.
Data security the $3tn AIoT challenge
Data security is the biggest challenge to the $3 trillion artificial intelligence of things (AIoT) market, according to new research from XMOS. Nearly half (45%) of the electronics engineers surveyed believe that data security and autonomy present the biggest risks to the AIoT revolution more than bandwidth (38%), latency (32%), scalability (24%) and cloud infrastructure limitations (24%).
How blockchain can resolve data privacy threats
Two of the world’s largest tech giants, Apple and Google, recently announced that they are collaborating on a COVID-19 tracking system to enable contact tracing - a measure that could pave the way for an exit strategyand look into data privacy threats for those countries enforcing stringent lockdown measures. By Angel Pateiro, CTO and Co-founder of Finboot & Yasmine Benjelloun Content creator at Finboot
COVID-19 exposes weak link in video conferencing tools
Business tool Zoom has seen a 20-fold increase in users recently, as COVID-19 forces millions to work from home. However, reported problems with privacy and security have sparked concern about using video conferencing tools amongst governments and businesses worldwide.
Partnership to bolster DevOps security
One Identity has announced a partnership with HashiCorp. With the integration of One Identity’s privileged access management (PAM) Safeguard for Privileged Sessions, HashiCorp Vault users can now securely manage, monitor, record, and audit privileged and administrative access to their vaulted tokens, passwords, certificates, API keys and other secrets used in DevOps workflows.
How to enhance data management with blockchain
Efficient data management with blockchain has long been a cornerstone for any organisation and a way to generate valuable insights that can improve the corporate decision-making process. In the past few years, the focus on big data has resulted in an exponential increase in data volumes, sources and types. By Juan Miguel Pérez, CEO and Co-founder of Finboot & Yasmine Benjelloun Content Creator at Finboot