IT News - Security

Information Age spoke to three experts in the automation of cyber security -- we spoke about the dark web, black boxes and red buttons

"The relationship is not symmetrical. Cyber criminals are highly motivated," opines Michael Baxter in Information Age.

"'They're not bound by bureaucracy or normal business rules,' says David Carroll of XQ Cyber, for them cyber crime is a 'revenue opportunity to get rich, so you can imagine how fast the wheels are spinning.' By contrast, cyber security is by definition about defence 'it's got bureaucracy wrapped in it.' And that loads the dice in favour of the bad guys, which means the good guys, need all the help that they can get. And that is the first benefit of automation in cyber security..."

Cybersecurity In The Age Of The Remote Workforce
HelpNet Security, August 30th, 2019
With the advent of cloud services and the proliferation of high end mobile devices (think iOS devices and Android phones), the workforce is moving inexorably to a mobile one where managers and employees are no longer tied to the office

"What initially started as a movement to the mobile phone/tablet work style has spilled over into full remote computing solutions," notes Paul Ponzeka in HelpNet Security.

"Users want to be able to take any device and work from anywhere with no loss of functionality.

From the business perspective, this can send chills up the backs of CIOs and CISOs as this full freedom work solution creates numerous security and compliance challenges..."

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