The challenge of securing data has seen a dramatic shift in complexity in recent years due to an increasing number of threats frequently appearing. However, this complexity will always be an addressable and scalable issue with the right solution in place. Additionally, the rapid advent of new and evolving technologies is presenting opportunities where organizations…

In April 2018, following the Cambridge Analytica scandal, Facebook announced the launch of a bug bounty program focusing on the misuse of private information. The social media giant has been offering between $500 and tens of thousands of dollars for reports of apps that collect and transfer personal data. This program has now been expanded…

Among organizations that engage third parties to provide business services, 83% identified third-party risks after conducting due diligence and before recertification, according to Gartner. Gartner’s survey of more than 250 legal and compliance leaders reveals that the standard point-in-time approach to risk management is no longer effective in today’s landscape of fast-paced, rapidly changing business…

The Wall Street Journal (WSJ) reported this week that Huawei technicians helped the two African governments intercept communications and social media activity of their opponents, while also tracking their movements. The article also reported that Huawei operated a video and cyber surveillance system in Algeria, which the company denied. Algeria’s foreign ministry did not respond…

Accelerating demand for embedded security in industrial and automotive segments is driving the market for technologies such as secure microcontrollers (MCU) and trusted platform modules (TPM). ABI Research forecasts that total global shipments of secure embedded hardware will double by 2023, surpassing the 4 billion mark. TPMs are finally gaining momentum, notably in new industrial…

Anomali announced the results of a survey conducted by The Harris Poll. It includes responses from more than 2,000 American adults and reveals how Americans believe business and government organizations should respond to ransomware attacks as well as their opinions on cybersecurity in general. This survey suggests that Americans believe government and businesses alike should…

While digital transformation helps companies work smarter, there is a risk that the ongoing digitization may unlock a host of security vulnerabilities that can cost companies money, time, intellectual property, and customer trust, according to a Canon survey. All organizations surveyed across a range of verticals experienced an alarming amount of cyber threats over the…

On a global scale, cybersecurity is suffering from a severe shortage of experts. What is to be done? Organizations, government, academia and professional associations need to work together to develop a sustainable cyber skills strategy. To date, strategic thinking has largely focused on what to defend and how to defend, but less on who is…