Michael Connory’s firm Security in Depth develops cyber security awareness programs for corporate organisations. This training involves discovering what information about company executives resides on the ‘dark web'. But these searches often uncover something more sinister.
Network security is the practice of preventing and protecting against unauthorized intrusion into corporate networks. As a philosophy, it complements endpoint security, which focuses on individual devices; network security instead focuses on how those devices interact, and on the connective tissue between them.
Companies gather intelligence on their rivals just like nation-states do. Sometimes its legal, but industrial espionage can easily slip over the line into criminality.
The adoption of Health Information Exchanges (HIEs), EHRs and automation, are on the one hand paving way for better patient care, and on the other hand, exposing private data to thefts and breaches.
The need for experienced professionals is so high that companies are willing to pay a premium salary of over Rs 1.5 to 4 crore to top talent. This has increased the cyber security budget by 71% as per PwC.
The Internet of Things is in search of a secure method for automating processes and exchanging data in real time to speed transactions; blockchain could be a perfect fit.
A zero-day is a security flaw that has not yet been patched by the vendor and can be exploited. These vulnerabilities fetch high prices on the black market
Today increasingly sophisticated cyber attacks are crafted, honed, and improved by shady groups of hackers, often using custom tools that are directed at high value people, businesses, or even countries.