Tech Festival Copenhagen: The Future of Learning in the Digital Age

Tech Festival Copenhagen: The Future of Learning in the Digital Age

by Cristina POPOV, from IoT Security Insights , on 18.09.2017

The future is here. Technology is already changing the way our children learn. Are schools, parents, and teachers ready for a change in traditional learning practices? Although the process is inevitable, we still have choices. How do we react? Should we take advantage of tech opportunities or hold on to practices proven to work well ... The post Tech Festival Copenhagen: The Future of Learning in the Digital Age appeared first on Bitdefender. read more

UK CISOs fear security flaws in the public cloud, yet only one company in five encrypts all data

UK CISOs fear security flaws in the public cloud, yet only one company in five encrypts all data

by Razvan Muresan, from Business Insights , on 18.09.2017

Nine in ten IT execs in the UK are concerned with the security of the public cloud, and almost 20% do not deploy security for sensitive data stored outside the company’s infrastructure, according to a recent Bitdefender survey. Half of those surveyed admit cloud migration has significantly expanded the size of the border they have to defend, while only one in five encrypts already migrated data. read more

Mirai Code Still Runs on Many IoT Devices

Mirai Code Still Runs on Many IoT Devices

by Ionut ILASCU, from IoT Security Insights , on 18.09.2017

Mirai will go down in history as the first botnet of internet-of-things devices powerful enough to shake the web. A year later, thousands of gadgets are still infected with code that is likely from the original versions of the malware program and tens of thousands more appear to be infected by other malware of the ... The post Mirai Code Still Runs on Many IoT Devices appeared first on Bitdefender. read more

Techfestival Copenhagen: Cyber Security should be taught in schools as it is a lesson about our everyday life, expert says

Techfestival Copenhagen: Cyber Security should be taught in schools as it is a lesson about our everyday life, expert says

by Cristina POPOV, from IoT Security Insights , on 15.09.2017

Since the worldwide attack using the WannaCry ransomware, digital warfare has come into the public focus like never before. One could think that awareness of the matter has made people take precautions, but speakers at the Cyber Security and Information Warfare Summit from Techfestival said few have done so. Cyber security experts are caught between ... The post Techfestival Copenhagen: Cyber Security should be taught in schools as it is a lesson about our everyday life, expert says appeared first on Bitdefender. read more

US Senator sponsors bill against ‘weapons of mass disruption’

US Senator sponsors bill against ‘weapons of mass disruption’

by Luana PASCU, from IoT Security Insights , on 15.09.2017

IoT sensors, expected to grow to a staggering 50 billion in number, raise cyber security concerns because they have been incorporated in many devices that can be controlled with a smartphone, including lights, refrigerators, cars and thermostats. The US government has decided to take action against lax IoT security, following regular detection of vulnerabilities in ... The post US Senator sponsors bill against ‘weapons of mass disruption’ appeared first on Bitdefender. read more

Machine Learning – A Tool for Augmenting Security

Machine Learning – A Tool for Augmenting Security

by Liviu Arsene, from Business Insights , on 15.09.2017

The use of machine learning algorithms in the security industry has become a necessity with the rapid growth of malware samples. Obfuscation, polymorphism and encryption have caused a surge in new malware, which now numbers in the hundreds of millions of samples hunting on the internet. read more

Zero-day Bluetooth vulnerabilities expose 5 billion devices to remote attacks

Zero-day Bluetooth vulnerabilities expose 5 billion devices to remote attacks

by Luana PASCU, from IoT Security Insights , on 14.09.2017

Over 5 billion Android, Windows, iOS and Linux devices that use Bluetooth to communicate are exposed to remote control, redirection to phishing websites and man-in-the-middle attacks after eight zero-day vulnerabilities were detected, including three that are critical. The cyber threat, dubbed BlueBorne, doesn’t require user interaction and affects all Bluetooth-enabled devices including smartphones and smart ... The post Zero-day Bluetooth vulnerabilities expose 5 billion devices to remote attacks appeared first on Bitdefender. read more

Techfestival Copenhagen: Will AI hack our lives in the future?

Techfestival Copenhagen: Will AI hack our lives in the future?

by Cristina POPOV, from IoT Security Insights , on 14.09.2017

The Meatpacking District and#8211; known in Danish as Kødbyen and#8211; for several days in September hosted Techfestival, a meeting of tech great minds from around the world. Following the very Danish yet unconventional way of doing things, the public switched easily from chewing hamburgers and Scandinavian food to chewing ideas about artificial intelligence, the future ... The post Techfestival Copenhagen: Will AI hack our lives in the future? appeared first on Bitdefender. read more

Road to GDPR compliance: how concerned should companies be about the new regulatory landscape?

Road to GDPR compliance: how concerned should companies be about the new regulatory landscape?

by Business Insights , on 13.09.2017

GDPR, a new legal framework, was approved in the European Union in April 2016, after a seven-year journey from idea to implementation. The regulation addresses consumer rights and data privacy in relation to business conducted in EU member states. read more

Bots Infect Insecure IoT Device Every Two Minutes

Bots Infect Insecure IoT Device Every Two Minutes

by Ionut ILASCU, from IoT Security Insights , on 12.09.2017

Research and imagination paint a scary picture of security failures in internet-of-things devices. A recent experiment shows an even darker reality, though, where cyber-criminals persistently scan the web to access poorly protected connected devices. Successful attacks on a test gadget were as frequent as every two minutes and came mostly from IoT products already infected. ... The post Bots Infect Insecure IoT Device Every Two Minutes appeared first on Bitdefender. read more

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