The Internet of Things (IoT) is dominating headlines, though the stories swing between the benefits of using digitally connected devices and security concerns associated with them. As the Internet grows, the number of connected devices continues to rise every day, and this trend is not slowing down. Gartner predicts that more than 26 billion internet-connected devices will be installed globally by 2020; that is more than 4 devices for every human on earth. This entails an exponential increase in new security threats, as the growing number of IoT devices gives hackers and cyber criminals more entry points. Continue Reading
The term “Big Data” refers to the massive amounts of digital information that companies collect. Industry estimates the growth rate of data roughly doubles itself every two years, from 2500 Exabytes in 2012 to an expected 40,000 Exabytes in 2020. 
Most companies work hard to obtain valuable business information, which will then be used by different internal groups. However, once the data is received, the protection of this information becomes a priority and your business needs to ensure that there is no data lost or other system weaknesses.
We live in an era where cybersecurity is the main concern for businesses. With that, the importance of physical security is often underestimated. Polls reveal that 63% of respondents think that customers do not consider physical security a priority . Unfortunately, the risks to physical assets are high and can be devastating both for people and their families, and the economy as a whole. Continue Reading
Organizations are constantly subject to threat and breach of their information security from outside sources, such as malware, hacking, spear phishing, cyber threats, etc. As well, one of their greatest threats actually comes from inside sources: the employees themselves! The damage that a disgruntled employee can inflict can become extremely costly for an organization. In order to defend an IT infrastructure against security threats, organizations need real-time security intelligence, the ability to detect and mitigate attacks, and respond rapidly to incidents. Continue Reading