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IoT and Cybersecurity: Trends, Security and Outlook

Posted by Keith Shaffer Jan 1, 2020 11:51:25 AM

Over 200 billion devices are estimated to be connected to the internet by 2020 worldwide. This includes an array of new devices hitting global markets in addition to the existing pool of devices. This number may seem staggering because it would mean that each human would need almost 25 devices for the math to add up. If you account for the phones, watches, computers, cars, TVs, etc. this number is relatively small and continues to increase over time. This is because almost all devices and physical products will have some sort of internet connection to perform tasks better. For example, a smart refrigerator can tell the temperature of the food in the fridge while informing about weather conditions and saving grocery lists.

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Topics: Cyber Security, Internet of Things (IoT)

Data Breach Scenario: BYOD - Financial Services Firms

Posted by Keith Shaffer Nov 6, 2018 2:03:43 PM

What would happen to your brand trust if a personally owned device containing both personal and corporate data was lost or stolen?

Brand trust is paramount to the success and longevity of your business. While the creation of a separate interface for personal device traffic may seem inconvenient, it could prove to be one of the best security practices you implement.

Companies around the globe have identified the convenience of employees bringing their own device (BYOD) to work. In fact, 82% of companies allow the use of personal devices for work, but out of those companies which support BYOD, 50% were breached through an employee’s personal device.

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Topics: Cyber Security, Network Safety, Internet of Things (IoT), Malicious Software, Data Breach

Data Breach Scenario: BYOD

Posted by Gabrielle D'Andrea Jun 29, 2018 10:32:30 AM

Companies around the globe have identified the convenience of employees bringing their own device to work. In fact, 82% of companies allow the use of personal devices for work, but out of those companies, which support BYOD, 50% were breached through an employee’s personal device.

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Topics: Cyber Security, Network Safety, Internet of Things (IoT), Malicious Software, Data Breach