Tag: cloud

Report: Major Upgrade, Investments Needed to Secure Connected Vehicles, Infrastructure

Report: Major Upgrade, Investments Needed to Secure Connected Vehicles, Infrastructure

In-brief: a report by the Cloud Security Alliance calls for a bottom up remake of infrastructure to support connected vehicles and warns of more, serious attacks as connected vehicles begin interacting with each other and with connected – but insecure – infrastructure. 

Twitter accounts belonging to media organizations and prominent personalities (like tennis great Boris Becker) were hacked and hijacked, displaying pro Turkish messages accusing Dutch and German officials of Nazi sympathies. (Image courtesy of Twitter.)

Twitter Hack is latest to underscore Third Party App Risk

In-brief: security experts are warning about the threat posed by third-party applications that tap into prominent social media platforms like Twitter after accounts belonging to media organizations and prominent personalities were hacked and hijacked to display messages accusing Dutch and German officials of Nazi sympathies. 

Security orchestration is a technology whose time has come, says Oliver Friedrichs from Phantom Cyber in this interview from The RSA Security Conference.

What’s Driving Investment in Security Orchestration? A Conversation with Phantom Cyber

In-brief: Security orchestration and automation tools seemed like fantasy technology just a few years ago. But this year’s RSA Conference suggests that the time for automation tools may have arrived. In this interview, we talk with Oliver Friedrichs of Phantom Cyber. 

Digital transformation in industries like retail banking could displace 4 in 10 firms. Security concerns loom as an obstacle to technology adoption, a survey by Cisco found.

Cisco Study: Disruptive Tech Could Drive Retail Bank Die Off

In-brief: A study by Cisco Systems found that innovation will drive a major shakeup in the retail banking sector, with concerns about cyber security a major roadblock to innovation.

IEEE says that wearable technology could repeat the mistakes of the past when it comes to security and privacy.

IEEE: Security Design Flaws Woven into Wearable Tech

In-brief: The design of wearable technology risks repeating the mistakes of the past, including poor security and privacy features that could pose a risk to consumers, according to a new report by IEEE, an information technology professional organization.