Is your network secure right now? Have any of your PCs or mobile devices been compromised? Before you even attempt to answer these questions, you need to pause and ask yourself: Can you actually answer either of these questions with any degree of certainty? Think hard about that one—because your job may depend on it.
Strengthening Your Brand Through Security and Privacy
Does your company make something? Anything that connects to the Internet? Yes, laptops, tablets, and smartphones. But also drills, security systems, refrigerators, thermostats, medical device equipment, cars, watches, and stoplights … anything with an on/off switch that may (will/has) become part of the Internet of Things (IoT).
Trends to Guide Your IT Risk Management Roadmap
Symantec has published their 20th Internet Security Threat Report , it’s a summary of the threat landscape over the previous 12 months, highlighting trends in vulnerabilities, breaches, and cybercrime. Additionally, new areas of focus for information security leaders and business executives are highlighted to raise awareness for the next year. You can get more details on the report and a copy of the full report here. This is an excellent report, and one that I highly recommend you take a few moments to review. Trends that stood out to me within the report include:
We've officially entered the "Securing the Information Age" as cyber attacks continue to threaten our networks. Today, you can no longer afford to leave yourself unprotected or even minimally protected. To help you get started, here are three network security tips that will make a quick impact.