“Students should take risks and join smaller companies as they offer much wider and deeper experience than enterprise environments,” says Dr. Heiner Kromer, Chairman, SECUDE, in his key note address at the inauguration of the IT Security Department at the University of Luzern, Switzerland, on 22nd February 2018. Here is the transcript of his presentation.
McAfee and the Center for Strategic and International Studies recently published a report titled ‘Economic Impact of Cybercrime – No Slowing Down’. The report categorically states the scary real world scenario of increasing cybercrime, often by governments and government sponsored actors.
In January 2017, Chinese President Xi Jinping ordered the Internet to be cleansed of free VPN access by March 2018. Going by the progress of things in the country, they are ready to impose the ban by the end of February. In such a scenario, how can companies secure data in China?
As long as unencrypted USB sticks with Heathrow Airport airport security data are found on London’s streets, it is clear that the security risk posed by lost smartphones and flash drives is still significantly underestimated. We show what companies can do to prevent data misuse.
Intel, recently, admitted that the majority of processors running in all devices have an inherent weakness making them susceptible to espionage. This isn’t surprising as embedded electronic espionage has been in vogue since World War 2. However the key question that businesses need to ask is: Can data be protected?
In contrast to content-based Data Loss Prevention (DPL) software, context-aware DLP solutions have the ability to discern the context of the data flow (to and from) and the user. Thereby they enable CISOs to leverage existing investments in SAP data security.
Most business processes are not limited to SAP. Sensitive data is exported by users using Microsoft Office applications – a risk that is clearly underestimated. In this article, Holger Hügel (VP, Products and Services), explains inherent risks in data sharing.
Organizations are increasingly going ‘Digital’. But this is not without its due share of challenges, especially when it comes to data security. In this interview with Express Computer, Dola Krishna (Director – Sales) shares his thoughts on solutions that are more robust than standard content-based DLP solutions.
The news media recently carried the story of a lost USB stick found on a London street – innocuous enough, except that the stick contained extremely sensitive information on infrastructure security and travel routines of dignitaries, etc. One of the fundamental questions is: Could theft of such information be avoided?