Security fears put young people off using virtual assistants
Whilst the future of virtual and voice assistants lies in being able to help consumers with banking, purchasing products online or customer service issues, concerns about being hacked and data privacy are shared by the majority of young Brits, new research released by Maintel has revealed. Over a third (37%) of 18-24 year olds currently use a voice assistant such as Amazon’s Alexa, Apple’s Siri ...
The most common hacking methods per industry
More than half of UK businesses have reported cyber-attacks in 2019. And recent threats to Britain’s nuclear industry proves no-one is safe. Is each industry susceptible to a certain type of hacking? Specops Software sought to find out. Individuals from a range of sectors were asked whether they/their company had experienced a cyber-attack in the past five years (or since launch).
Major vulnerabilities in popular wireless presentation system
Consultants with cyber security provider F-Secure have discovered several exploitable vulnerabilities in a popular wireless presentation system. Attackers can use the flaws to intercept and manipulate information during presentations, steal passwords and other confidential information, and install backdoors and other malware.
Which industries are best equipped to prevent cyber attacks?
In an increasingly connected world, no industry - or user of technology - is immune from threats from malicious online actors. Using its Attacker Resistance Score methodology, Synack has identified the industries best protected (and most at risk) from cyber attacks.
5 technology trends to impact the security sector in 2020
As existing technologies reach maturity and innovations make the leap from consumer applications to business (and vice versa), it’s imperative that we constantly seek to find those that have the potential to add value to our own business and those of our customers. As we look ahead to 2020, Johan Paulsson, CTO, Axis Communications has identified five trends that will have an impact on the physical security industry.
Setting the pace for cloud data protection
Druva has announced it has surpassed $100 million in annual recurring revenue (ARR), marking another major milestone reflective of the company’s continuous, hyper-growth. Fuelled by increasing cloud adoption and a shift to SaaS delivery for data protection, Druva has almost tripled its annual revenue in three years.
2020 cyber security predictions
Josh Lemos, VP of Research & Intelligence at BlackBerry Cylance has taken a look at the industry and given some predictions on certain trends including; uncommon attack techniques will emerge in common software – especially Steganography, the changing network topologies will challenge traditional assumptions, and require new security models, state-sponsored cyber groups are the new proxy for international relations and finally the year ...
How to manage your password like a CISO
Over the past decade, we have done the absolute most when it comes to passwords. We have written love letters, pontificated on strategies, and even offered tips on how to teach your mother the tricks of the trade. And it makes sense that we have done so much when it comes to our numeric and unique character friends. Once a password is compromised, the flood gates are open.
Highlighting the need for greater cyber security
A critical guide has called for effective cyber security lifecycle management of IoT devices to improve the security of retail systems and the protection of customer data in stringent GDPR era. Axis Communications, has published its latest whitepaper, ‘Cyber security: the biggest threat to retail’ which highlights the increasing threat posed by cyber attacks to today’s retail industry.
Secure industrial operations helped by earning new certifications
Rockwell Automation continues to add to its list of achievements in industrial cyber security to help industrial companies focus more on transforming their business and worry less about potential cyber security risks. The company recently received ISA/IEC 62443-2-4 certification, which defines security requirements for service providers.