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Monthly Archives: November 2016

Security Implications of Connected Consumer Electronics

I’d like to pose a question: What do you think the security implications of connecting various popular IoT consumer electronic devices is?

A) No harder than it was for other new devices like laptops, wireless connections and smartphones, or

B) No easier than it was for previous new devices.

The answer is […]

By |November 30th, 2016|Blog, Security Breach|Comments Off on Security Implications of Connected Consumer Electronics
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    Want a board-level cybersecurity expert? They’re hard to find

Want a board-level cybersecurity expert? They’re hard to find

by Alan R. Earls, TechTarget, SearchSecurity, November 16, 2016

Members of the board must be ready to defend their fiduciary decisions, corporate policies, compliance actions and, soon, cybersecurity preparedness.

Pity the corporate board. Not that long ago, many boards of directors had a relatively sleepy existence, proffering guidance from time to time, but actually taking action only in the rarest of circumstances.

Nowadays, boards […]

By |November 16th, 2016|News & Events|Comments Off on Want a board-level cybersecurity expert? They’re hard to find

Risks of Plugging a Smartphone Into a Public USB Port

As smartphones continue to increase in popularity, people can find USB charging stations in almost any location. From airports to malls, businesses are offering their customers a convenient way to keep a full charge. Without much thought, most people are quick to plug their devices into any random USB port that they might find, but doing so […]

By |November 14th, 2016|Blog, Security Breach|Comments Off on Risks of Plugging a Smartphone Into a Public USB Port