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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
Not long ago, I was ignoring the usual inflight safety message as I waited for takeoff. It's the rare airline that makes these interesting and this certainly wasn't one of them. The only phrase that ever sticks out for me relates to the oxygen masks: "If you are travelling with a child or someone who requires assistance, secure your mask on first, and then assist the other person." Now as a parent, this runs counter to every instinct I would have to make sure my kids could breathe. I get it - if I pass out, I'm not much... [Read More]
by RSS Chris Dawson  |  Jul 23, 2015  |  Filed in: Industry Trends
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by RSS Michael Perna  |  Feb 22, 2014  |  Filed in: Industry Trends
For any business, a security breach can be a complicated and costly disaster. Not only does a business face the issue of having brand equity damaged, IT systems compromised and customers' trust voided, but another likely outcome of any significant security breach is a lawsuit. Businesses have a duty of care to reasonably protect their customer data. If that duty is breached, say because a hacker or a piece of malware compromises the company's data, and a customer is harmed in some way by the cause of such breach, then that customer can sue the... [Read More]
by RSS UnAttributed  |  Nov 18, 2013  |  Filed in: Industry Trends