Cybersecurity

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Five Cybersecurity Trends to Watch in 2016

To no one’s surprise, cybersecurity continued to be a key area of concern and struggle among organizations of all sizes in 2015. However, buried …

Cybersecurity

Qualcomm's new fingerprint sensor uses ultrasonic waves, could be built into screens

Fingerprint sensors have become common on modern smartphones — even midrange devices are starting to ship with them. The hardware has gotten much …

Futurism

Black Market for IoT Data to Reach $5 Billion by 2020: Gartner

Gartner predicts a booming business in IoT data intended to hide criminal activity and protect personal privacy over the next few years.

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Security

Over half of British businesses ‘to suffer cyber attacks by 2018’

Cybercrime is expected to affect over half of British firms in the next two years, according PriceWaterhouseCoopers.<p>PwC’s latest Global Economic …

Cybercrime

Technology risks are top threats to global businesses - BCI

Breakthrough technology to improve cyber security

With enough computing effort most contemporary security systems will be broken. But a research team at the University of Sydney has made a major …

Quantum Mechanics

Countering the Threat of Cyber Attacks in Oil and Gas

Across industries, companies have been intesifying their focus on cybersecurity. This is a direct consequence of the expanding role that digitization …

Cybersecurity

IoT contributing factor in quarter of cyber attacks by 2020 - Gartner

A quarter of cyber attacks will involve the Internet of Things (IoT) by 2020, according to Gartner, which said security spending in this area may …

It's the year 2020...how's your cybersecurity?

What if, in 2020, wearable devices did not care about how many steps you took, and instead were concerned with your real-time emotional state? With …

Podcast: Blockchain Technology and the Future of Security

The advent of blockchain technology has created global interest and fascination in the potential for distributed shared ledgers. Although the …

Innovation

UK CIOs over-confident about cyber security, study shows

UK firms are operating from a reactive security posture and tending to symptoms, rather than causes, and yet still believe they can detect threats …

Cybersecurity

Gartner’s top 10 security predictions

Forward looking IT security pros need to better address known risks, monitor closely the value of shadow IT devices and solve the inherent weaknesses …

Internet of Things

Robot Hackers Could Be the Future of Cybersecurity

A dozen years ago the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA) held its first “grand challenge” to see if autonomous automobiles could cross …

Cybersecurity

Cybercrime damages expected to cost the world $6 trillion by 2021

Cybercrime will continue its stratospheric growth over the next five years, according to a recent report published by Cybersecurity Ventures.</i> …

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Cybersecurity Is Every Executive’s Job

All companies connected to the internet are vulnerable to cyber attacks. And the potential losses are significant. Retail giant Target, for example, estimated its losses from a 2013 data breach at more than $250 million. What’s more, according to a recent survey conducted for BAE Systems of 300 …

Cybersecurity

Hacks could cost British businesses £122 billion by 2018

Businesses in the UK could face up to £122 billion in fines for cybersecurity breaches in 2018, according to new findings from the Payment Card Industry Security Standards Council (PCI).<p>The increase in fines would come as part of new EU legislation, which will set regulatory penalties for security …

Cybersecurity

Safety in the Cloud

The next generation of online crime prevention uses cloud computing to track everyone's behavior -- attackers and legitimate customers alike. This …

Cybersecurity

Is cyber risk uninsurable? Its 50/50 says PwC

PwC interviewed over 10,000 executives from more than 133 countries, including 479 respondents in the UK, for the annual Global State of Information …

Companies underestimate their ability to protect themselves against cyberattacks

Deloitte NASCIO Cybersecurity Survey | Deloitte University Press

Article<p>2016 Deloitte-NASCIO Cybersecurity Study State governments at risk: Turning strategy and awareness into progress<p>September 20, 2016<p>​For state …

Cybersecurity

Getting Primed to Adopt Cognitive Security Solutions

President Barack Obama recently sat down for an interview on emerging technologies with Wired Magazine. “Traditionally, when we think about security …

IBM: Many companies still ill-prepared for cyber attacks

When it comes to responding to cyber-attacks it seems many companies are severely lacking.A study out this week conducted by the Ponemon Institute …

Cyber-attacks

The New Game of Global Tech

As the boundaries blur among hardware, software, services, and telecom, tech sectors become less relevant. Tech companies now distinguish themselves …

World’s First ‘Hack-Proof’ Quantum Satellite Will Track Down Cyber Criminals

China has successfully launched its first quantum-enabled satellite. The satellite is named after the ancient Chinese scientist and philosopher …

Quantum Mechanics

Digital security models

McKinsey suggests that by 2025, the IoT could have an $11 trillion impact[i]. A range of technologies with high values at stake – from driverless …

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