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Rising To Meet Emerging Cyber Threats Listen to Audio A simple cyber-attack could easily maim your business and even put you out of business. 60% of businesses that did undergo a cyber-attack closed shop within six months. Sadly, cyber-criminals are working overtime to find loopholes in the current security landscape, making it essential for businesses to be on their toes to outsmart the bad guys. Ideally, your data security is only as strong as your weakest security link. As long as you can work to overcome the emergent security threats, you can protect your business’ reputation and gain a competitive advantage in your industry. Is it an easy task? No, it isn’t. Keeping up with current security threats requires a keen eye and an adept IT team, but leaving things to chance is never an option. The trick is to build a robust risk assessment program and to apply the necessary security controls. Here is why risk assessment is essential and how to battle the emergent cyber threats: Contents Why You Should Focus On Risk AssessmentFour Emergent Threats and Their SolutionsZero-Day ExploitsThe Threat That Lies In Shadow ITWarshipping Is Becoming a Major ThreatIoT Attacks Why You Should Focus On Risk Assessment Understanding your current risk landscape and where your business lies, security-wise is an essential part of creating a great security posture. Ideally, you need to identify the most vulnerable parts of your security system, whether the current security tools are capable en..
A survey conducted by GetApp reports 43% of employees do not get regular data security training while 8% have never received any training at all. The report highlights the level of exposure businesses have towards cyberattacks such as ransomware. This comes as cybersecurity remains one of the most challenging issues for small business owners. Small businesses bear 43% of the brunt of cyber-attacks, opening them up to huge liabilities. This includes business closure. Of those attacked, 60% will go out of business within six months. Web-based attacks, social engineering and general malware are often the top three culprits of cyber-attacks among small businesses. As the techniques to exploit cybersecurity vulnerabilities continue to evolve and become more sophisticated, businesses need to bolster their security. Using Employee Vulnerabilities to Launch Attacks Among the areas where employees are routinely targeted include social engineering, the art of manipulating someone into divulging secret information. Through phishing attacks, hackers use social media and research to strike up ..
Technology Predictions: What Will the World be Like in 2020? Listen to Audio For decades, humans use technology to make everyday life more comfortable and simple. Science has evolved and become more sophisticated to meet specific needs precisely. The entertainment sector has also benefited from these technological advances through the incorporation of virtual reality into immersion experiences.
Technology has changed the world in many ways in recent decades, but the breakthrough of innovations promises that by 2020 the world of business and day to day will change even more. It is worth mentioning that 2020 has been baptized as the “year of the great technology leap”. Technology has completely revolutionized the way we do business and is advancing in different industries. Below, we present a list of the seven most important emerging technology predictions that will be incorporated in 2020 and that will change all or almost all aspects of working life. Artificial Intelligence One of the main objectives of the digital agenda is the advances in the development of systems capable of learning and adapting to improve performance. In this sense, artificial intelligence is the first big bet today as it makes its way and will become the base tool to improve the customer experience, improve services, facilitate the search and management of information and reinvent a wide variety of business models, since it comprises a series of technologies capable of learning to perform very spec..