Two-thirds of FTSE 350 Board Members Lack Cyber Hack Training
While a tenth of FTSE 350 firms do not have a plan in place to deal with cyber incidents, the proportion of businesses that describe it as a top risk has almost doubled in the last three years to reach 54 per cent.
Yet only two per cent of board members said they had received “comprehensive” training, despite the fact that cyber risk has risen rapidly up the agenda after a spate of high-profile hacks and data leaks. (Read More)
Securing the Network in the Age of IoT
IDC forecasts worldwide revenues for security-related hardware, software and services will grow to $101.6 billion in 2020. The largest category of investment will be security-related services, which accounted for nearly 45 percent of all security spending last year. Security software is the second largest category, with endpoint security, identity and access management, and security and vulnerability management software driving growth. (Read More)
Building Security into IoT Devices: the New Potential for Security Integration
The STRIDE threat classification model, originally developed by Microsoft, lists the potential security threats an IoT device or user of that device faces: Spoofing; Tampering; Repudiation; Information disclosure; Denial of service; and Elevation of privilege. (Read More)