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AI-Enabled Commercial Farming Equipment Requires Enhanced Cyber Security

Agricultural robots, such as autonomous sprayers, harvesters, and drones, can make modern farming more efficient and productive. However, the technology may also be vulnerable to cyber attacks. According to a report released this year from the University of Cambridge, cyber security risks posed to robotic farming machines, which rely on artificial intelligence, need to be […]

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Ethical Hacking is Essential to Fighting Cyber Crime

Not all hackers are criminals. In fact, ethical hackers – security experts who infiltrate networks and computer systems with authorization from their owners – are increasingly being hired to identify vulnerabilities in cyber security systems, and helping organizations stop cyber crime before the attacks happen. The need for ethical hackers is rising alongside increasing waves […]

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Personal Data Produced By IoT Devices

Given that the Internet of Things (IoT) can produce tremendous amounts of data, security is a major concern. In addition to the initial creation of the data on an individual device, data is sent to centralized systems that collect and store it for future use. Although the data provided by IoT devices is certainly valuable […]

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Four Steps To Implementing A Successful Data Privacy Program

A number of new laws – recently passed in Europe, China, the U.S., and Brazil – are presenting an urgent need for organizations to develop data privacy policies. Not only are these laws creating compliance concerns, they are also compelling organizations to start embracing data privacy as a core value. How Can Organizations Establish Data […]

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How Blockchain Will Revolutionize Cyber Security

From healthcare to supply chains, the decentralized nature of blockchain has the potential to fundamentally restructure the way organizations do business. Once fully implemented, it will also make the internet far more secure against cyber attacks – and give users greater control over their personal data. How Does Blockchain Make the Internet More Secure? Centralized […]

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Rethinking Your Data Privacy Practices? Consider These Three Rules

Despite a rush of new data privacy regulations around the world, many organizations have yet to transform the way they collect user data. However, due to the digitization and interconnectedness of modern-day businesses, those that wait to transform their policies may soon find themselves in trouble. “Waiting even a year or two to start building […]

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More Organizations Slapped With Big Fines Under New Privacy Laws

As the 2022 Winter Olympics began, so too did increased concerns over security. While no threats have been detected so far, the FBI has warned that various cyber criminals could try to take advantage of the Olympics to “make money, sow confusion, increase their notoriety, discredit adversaries, and advance ideological goals,” Tech Radar reported.  Among […]

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How Will Data Privacy Impact Organizations in 2022?

Since the European Union’s General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) came into full force in 2018, it has raked up record fines for organizations that have failed to comply with it. According to CNBC, authorities in the EU have administered the equivalent of $1.2 billion USD in fines since January 2021, compared to around $180 million […]

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Three Major Leadership “Perception Gaps” Hindering Cyber Security 

Since 2020, waves of ransomware attacks have battered both private and government sectors. To combat this, the U.S. government has released a strategy aimed at pushing federal agencies to boost their cyber security efforts.  According to CNN, the plan aims to integrate a “zero-trust” approach to cyber security, a philosophy which dictates that a network […]

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Four Ways to Ensure Your Digital Transformation’s Success in the New Year

If you thought your digital transformation was going to be a slow-moving transition, think again. According to a recent research report from Information Services Group (ISG), the COVID-19 pandemic has expedited enterprise digital transformation by three to five years. Also, it’s a major trend in modern business fueling demand for technology and service providers, reports […]

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