The Internet of Things is quickly dissolving the need for alphanumeric passwords and changing the Internet as we know it.
By 2020, there will be 25 billion connected devices that are potentially transmitting unencrypted data.
In the past, the healthcare industry has focused on patient privacy. But security is not the same as privacy, and this leaves many records vulnerable to attack.
82% of enterprises have a hybrid cloud strategy, up 74% from 2014. With cloud use among enterprises and SMBs rising, security concerns are at the forefront of many experts’ minds.
The Government Accountability Office outlined many information security vulnerabilities the FAA faces and could be putting everyone in danger.
Almost 100% of cars use wireless technology that could be vulnerable to hackers.
In a follow-up to my last post, I’d like to address how infosec professionals can help non-security folks understand the need for security basics.
It’s up to the infosec community to reach out to engineering and manufacturing and to help them understand security risks and best practices. We need to engage in conversation. We need to gain a seat at the table so that security is not an afterthought in the era of connectivity.
The IoT environment is growing at a rapid pace, but user privacy and security are still topics that need to be addressed.