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Four Strategies for Protecting Software-Defined Vehicles Against Cyber Attacks

Modern vehicles come strapped with a variety of computerized and connected components. These features can make vehicles more appealing to drivers. However, they are also risky, because they can serve as hidden doorways for cyber criminals. Currently, there simply are not enough security features in modern vehicles to keep them invulnerable. Furthermore, as vehicles become […]

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Cyber Security Requirements on the Horizon As Ransomware Surges

Cyber crime is on the rise. In the U.S. alone, McDonalds, Colonial Pipeline, SolarWinds, and JBS Foods were all recently forced to pay millions due to ransomware attacks that compromised their data. Former Cisco Systems CEO John Chambers predicts an onslaught of up to 100,000 ransomware attacks this year alone, which could cost organizations an […]

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Three Ways To Prepare for Data Privacy Laws

When it comes to personal data, individuals and governments alike are becoming more privacy conscious, and it’s not hard to see why. Cyber attacks ensnaring government and private organizations, such as those launched against SolarWinds and Colonial Pipeline, are becoming more frequent. Meanwhile, organizations are increasingly storing data in the cloud, where potential hackers have […]

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Six Expert Recommendations for Building an Effective Cyber Security Strategy 

As the COVID-19 pandemic continues, more and more organizations are making the switch to virtual workspaces. Because remote employees rely on their home networks and equipment to do their jobs, this digital transformation poses some hefty security risks.  A new report from Randori, a security consulting company, which surveyed 400 security-decision makers, reveals how cyber […]

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Automakers Rev Up for Growing Cyber Security Risks  

Automakers are increasingly jam packing modern vehicles with connected systems that can present serious cyber security risks. According to a recent report from the New York Times, automakers and electronic system suppliers around the world are taking steps to protect vehicles from hackers.  “To take control of a vehicle’s direction and speed: This is what […]

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How Organizations Can Adapt to Digital Transformation

As the COVID-19 pandemic forced office lockdowns across the world in 2020, many organizations have made the leap into digitizing their workforces. While the pace of this digital transformation has been fast, the end of the pandemic won’t necessarily slow it down. In fact, it’s likely only just begun. Organizations that are not prepared for […]

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Five Proactive Ways Organizations Can Avoid Cyber Security Threats in 2021

As the COVID-19 pandemic continues to force organizations to transition to the cloud (a transition that will likely continue beyond the pandemic), they face growing cyber security challenges. Organizations that fail to be proactive about confronting these challenges are at an increased risk of falling victim to hackers and data breaches. According to Zack Schuler, […]

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