New research claims to show that the Internet of Things (IOT) is riddled with potential security inconsistencies, which make the IP interconnection of electrical devices - a key feature of the IoT - extraordinarily difficult to secure in practice.
Profitable and easy-to-use vulnerability exploited by cybercriminals says security researcher
One day on from claims that Chinese hacker group 'Comment Crew' was behind the theft of confidential documents on an Israeli missile defense system, the country is also being cited for more recent attacks against a Canadian government research organisation.
A committee sitting in the UK's House of Lords has said that the EU's ruling on the 'right to be forgotten', which requires companies to delete data on request where appropriate, is 'unworkable'.
When the two IPs meet (intellectual property and internet protocol) the value of the business becomes vulnerable says Dave King, with IT often just providing a sticking plaster to hide C-suite ignorance.
Industry needs a brighter collaborative approach to help bring it out of the dark ages says Alan Carter
Don't capitulate, have a plan in place, and of course, prevention is better than cure when it comes to tackling the prospect of DDoS ransom attacks says Dan Holden.