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Convenience vs Security - The Challenge of #IoT
McAfee chief scientist Raj Samani explains how security firms respond to a global security crisis
Denver-based OWL Cybersecurity recently released a report showing that nearly every Fortune 500 company is exposed and has a presence on the the Dark Web. OWL gave each of the companies a darknet intelligence (DARKINT) index rating, stating that “the Index ranking reflects the attractiveness of the target. It is not a “risk of breach”. […]
Small and midsized organizations (SMEs) are taking more steps to protect themselves from security risks associated with the Internet of Things (IoT) than large businesses, according to Pwnie Express. Small businesses are more likely to close the IoT security gap and better protect mission critical systems and business operations. “It’s a bit counterintuitive, because large companies have the finances and the people to secure their connected devices and critical infrastructure, but smaller operations are doing … More →
Will proposed heavy fines for companies moving to put a robust cyber security measures in place be successful in protecting essential services? The Department of Culture Media and Sport (DCMS) has announced that companies and organisations providing essential services, including power generation and distribution, banking, healthcare and airlines, will face fines of up to £17mor […]
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Thousands of security researchers will be incentivized to identify critical software vulnerabilities within Dash’s code and present them to the Dash Core Team for remediation. Commencing in August, Dash will employ a private bug bounty program through Bugcrowd, tapping into a curated, invite-only crowd to find Dash vulnerabilities, and then, in line with the rollout of Evolution, expand to a public program with over 60,000 registered security experts. The Dash bug bounty Jim Bursch, director … More →
Originally written by Ben Rossi on Information Age
Propelled by recent advances in artificial intelligence and machine learning, businesses are embracing chatbots as an efficient way to engage customers, as well as save time and money by automating certain functions. In a business world in which customer service, especially timely and relevant communication, is the most important factor to success, chatbots can
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