Six things every consumer should know about the ‘Internet of Things’

At least 40% of Australian households now have at least one home “Internet of Things” device. These are fridges, window blinds, locks and other devices that are connected to the internet. Read about the six things every consumer should know about the Internet of Things on Phys.

Executive Order focuses on cyber-threats, agency responses

With coincidental timing amid a global cyber-security attack by the WannaCry virus, President Donald J. Trump has issued an Executive Order on “Strengthening the Cyber-security of Federal Networks and Critical Infrastructure.” Read more about the new Executive Order issued by President Donald Trump for cyber security threats and agency responses on Compliance Week.

Making sense of cybersecurity qualifications

Read Stacy Collett’s article about the rising number of cyber security certifications on CSO Online : IBM’s cybersecurity division has hired nearly 2,000 professionals to its security team since 2015. Leaders recognize that the skills needed to succeed don’t always come in the form of a traditional degree, but “the sheer volume of new certifications being […]

Cyber security is a business risk, not tech risk: Kelly Bissell, MD of Global Accenture Security

With cyber risks burgeoning, companies need to catch up and Accenture Security provides end-to-end security across industries with cyber fusion centres in Tel Aviv, Bangalore, Washington DC and Prague. In an interaction with ETtech, Kelly Bissell, managing director at the 5,000-plus skill force global firm talks about the role of the chief information security officer […]

Four critical steps to ensure success with the Internet of Things (IoT)

The Internet of Things (IoT) is the foremost tech topic of the day. And for good reason: By connecting the unconnected through sensors and networks, and consolidating and analyzing the data generated, the IoT offers truly world-changing benefits for all verticals in all segments. Read about the four critical steps that companies should ensure to […]

Prognosis For Healthcare Cybersecurity Is Dire

On Wednesday (April 5), Terence Rice, VP and chief information security officer at Merck & Co., told the Subcommittee on Oversight and Investigations of the House Committee on Energy and Commerce that healthcare cybersecurity still has a long way to go. Read why healthcare cyber security is a serious concern on Pymnts.

Google’s defense in depth

Read  Paul Mah take a look at Google’s cyber defense on Data Center Dynamics : Google need a good security story. It wants users to trust it with their content and their business processes. To do that, its cloud-based services have to do a demonstrably better job than its rivals, and in house security teams. […]

Commentary: Cybersecurity is the next economic battleground

Read why Thambipillai Srikanthan says that cyber security is the next economic battleground on Channel News Asia : There are few parallels to the breakneck speed at which Singapore has transformed itself from a rural backwater into a gleaming, urban financial hub in less than 50 years. And there is barely time to pause for breath […]

Attackers thrive on misaligned incentives, executive overconfidence

Read how the cyber criminals thrive on misaligned incentives and executive overconfidence on Enterprise Innovation : Cybercriminals have the advantage, thanks to the incentives for cybercrime, while defenders are hard-pressed to keep up as they often operate in bureaucratic hierarchies, according to Intel Security. Based on interviews and a global survey of 800 cybersecurity professionals, additional […]

10 tips for securing microservice architecture

Read ten tips for security microservice architecture according to Scott Matteson  on Tech Republic : Microservices are an innovative way to accelerate and improve software development. The term refers to application subcomponents (think ingredients) which can be developed separately and which often focus on one specific function. Read his full article here.