Proverbially at least, elephants never forget. Neither does the Internet. Once information is out there, you must assume it will always be out there, and that deleting it at its source may make no difference.
While cyber security may have you thinking in zeros and ones, and wondering which next generation firewall you should buy next, the human element is alive and well in cyber crime.
Does Father Christmas know just how exposed his operation is? With one of the largest address books ever conceived (names, addresses, gift preferences of billions of people) and a seasonal workforce of elves that may or may not have been vetted before hiring, Santa’s gift selection, preparation and delivery system may be hugely at risk.
Will it ever go away? The basic password is still alive and well.
If you’ve met blockchain before, it may well have been in the context of the cyber currency Bitcoin.
Culture and language determine much of how we live, think and act. So does history. These factors could explain why the Netherlands has gained a reputation as a leading exporter of IT Cyber-Security.
The world is a dangerous place and a simple firewall just won’t cut it when it comes to this generations highly advanced weaponry, the weapon of knowledge, the knowledge you have turned against you. Warfare is no longer only on the battlefield but on the Internet where anyone with some knowledge of hacking becomes a…
The financial sector and the banking industry in particular are unique in the IT world: no other businesses have the same combination of constant drive for innovation, regulatory pressure and customer-facing IT applications. That also means increased exposure to cyber security risks via the interfaces to the public, whether these risks are linked to criminal…