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According to a recent prediction detailed in the Deloitte Global TMT Predictions 2017 report, incidents of DDoS are expected to rise to 10 million attacks during the year. The escalation of DDoS, according to them, is primarily due to the growing base of insecure IoT devices, readily available online instructions for unskilled attackers, and rising uplink data speeds. One of the solutions Deloitte Global has recommended is certification marks for connected devices. They propose that device vendors should obtain security certification for their... [Read More]
by RSS Hemant Jain  |  Apr 13, 2017  |  Filed in: Industry Trends & News
  In the security hardware world, NDPP CC certification is a big deal, especially for government and enterprise customers who require independent assurance that devices can meet critical standards for network protection. These are more than just letters or one more test that vendors can wave around in the race to claim their products are “the best” or “the most secure”. Let’s take a step back, though, and look at what CC certification really is and what it means to buyers and IT decision makers. “Common... [Read More]
by RSS Chris Dawson  |  Jul 22, 2015  |  Filed in: Industry Trends & News
The debate on the merits and benefits of certifications has been long and varied. It's true that certifications differentiate IT professionals and make them more attractive to employers. But why? And what exactly do they entail? First, at a high level, professional IT certifications are awards that signify a level of expertise or achievement of qualifications as stipulated by a certifying authority. Among other things, the certification indicates things like completion of coursework, professional achievement or specific knowledge acquired in a... [Read More]
by RSS Stefanie Hoffman  |  Nov 06, 2013  |  Filed in: Security 101