Are Engineers Easy Targets for Cyber Criminals?

Are Engineers Easy Targets for Cyber Criminals? from IEEE Innovation at WorkIn a recent IEEE Spectrum Online article, Scott Borg, director of the U.S. Cyber Consequences Unit, was quoted as saying that the future of cyber security is in the hands of hardware engineers. Borg warned that “the people in this room are now moving into the crosshairs of cyberhackers in a way that has never happened before.”

Read the article here: Why Hardware Engineers Have to Think Like Cybercriminals, and Why Engineers Are Easy to Fool

What do you think? Have you had to deal with a cyber attack on hardware devices in your industry? How have you handled it? Please share your comments below.

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