Internet of Things IoT Security

Should we be Worried about Internet of Things (IoT) Security?

As more of our devices become internet-enabled, it seems that IoT is forging ahead to appease our demand for ease of use. However, there are some problems with this process. As we access all of these wondrous tools that are connected to our network, very few people are asking the critical question: are they secure? The stream of IoT products that are hitting the market bring incredible advantages in technology
Steps to Recognise Software Vulnerability and Ways to Manage Them

Steps to Recognise Software Vulnerability and Ways to Manage Them

In an age when savvy management is stating that cybersecurity is part of the cost of doing business, the question arises as to what are the most cost-effective and practical methods to incorporate the price while ensuring identification and remediation of high-risk software vulnerabilities. While there are standard configuration alterations and software updates and patches that do accommodate a majority of the issues, there are two additional challenges that must
Three Important Approach Strategies for Application Security

Three Important Approach Strategies for Application Security

As countries around the globe step up their game to combat cybercrime, companies and organisations are being required to follow through with self-examination, upgrades, and consideration of all breach methods. The goal is to improve security through the design of an IT estate that is solid and well-maintained, with security procedures and processes that cover the gamut: IT, video, paper files, desktop, and all non-IT methods of retaining and processing
The High Price of Third-Party Data Access: More than Money

The High Price of Third-Party Data Access: More than Money

Early on, companies took a very serious view in their requirement standards for “data sharing” and this often included policies for access in production environments. However, even with strict compliance requirements, there are few that monitor anything else, let alone anyone to enforce the existing policies. This is one of the reasons that companies such as Google and other platform companies jumped in and held the “API-carrot” in front of
Cyber Attack Anatomy 101

Cyber Attack Anatomy 101

Cybercrime is the new “mafia” and if you haven’t taken it seriously in the past, you need to pay attention before you or your company become the latest victim. Cyberattacks are a lot more sophisticated, with many of the organisers setting themselves up in the same way that one would create a real technology company. They have all of the professional elements and they assume that companies are focused on