cybersecurity


  • The importance of encryption in today’s computing environments is self-evident. You can — and most often should — encrypt your data in the cloud. The goal of encryption, which turns data into an unintelligible scramble or cipher, is to prevent secrets from becoming known to unauthorized people and…

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  • IT disasters and attacks can be really expensive. Preparedness is the key to recovering with minimal (or none!) of the following: lost revenue, business disruption, damage to reputation, data loss and downtime. Developing an understanding of high availability, fault tolerance, recovery point…

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  • Business today is digital. Software-dependent. That means nearly every company is exposed to a growing number of potential vulnerabilities. Major system hacks — anxiety-inducing and costly to fix — regularly make the news. Hacker's preferred target: the application layer. Fortunately,…

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  • With the expansive Equifax breach still making news, the focus on cybersecurity is again intense. At ICS, security is always top of mind as we aim to build — and help others build — connected devices that integrate substantial security features. In my last blog I framed the issue and offered a…

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  • Nearly half of all companies in the US using an Internet of Things (IoT) network have been the victims of at least one security breach. Forty-eight percent. That’s according to a recent survey of 400 IT decision-makers across 19 industries conducted by strategy consulting group Altman Vilandrie…

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