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Three Ways Automakers Can Shield Vehicles From Growing Ransomware Attacks

China’s first-ever automotive data security regulation is slated to go into effect on 1 October. The provision, which primarily aims to regulate automotive data processing in the country, joins a growing number of standards, regulations, and best practices enacted worldwide designed to protect vehicles from cyber crime.  An alarming rise in cyber attacks against connected […]

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Five Ways to Reduce Ransomware Attacks

Ransomware attacks in which hackers take an organization’s data hostage in exchange for money have spiraled during the COVID-19 pandemic, costing businesses an average of $4.24 million USD, according to a recent IBM report. In May, U.S. President Joe Biden enacted an executive order that will pave the way for enhanced cyber security. However, industries […]

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IBM Report: Cost of Data Breaches Soars to All-Time High During Pandemic

Data breaches currently cost businesses an average of $4.24 million USD, according to IBM’s recently published “Cost Of Data Breach Report”—the highest recorded in the report’s 17-year history. These costs include lost business, regulatory fines, and the price of clearing hackers out of networks. Many of these attacks come in the form of ransomware, in […]

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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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