According to legend, when the warring Greeks were unable to pierce the defenses of the city of Troy, they presented Troy with a gift – a huge, hollow wooden horse known as the "Trojan Horse." Since then, the term "Trojan horse" has come to refer to subversion or sabotage from within.
Cybersecurity remains among the hottest points of debate among corporate leaders, boards of directors and company executives. The issue: What an organization needs to be secure depends significantly on many different variables, and no one seems to understand what cybersecurity is or how to manage it.
To prevent future breaches that harm organizations, it is vital for everyone within an organization to get involved in protecting company cybersecurity.
We are all confused by the bombardment of daily news informing us of cyber breaches that involve our personal information. Our anxiety level is constantly on "hyperdrive" as we worry about the impact on ourselves and our loved ones.
Over the past decades, technology has developed and become more powerful, forcing cybersecurity to evolve along with it. Hackers have progressed from mere phone phreaking, worms and viruses to ransomware attacks and highly sophisticated hacks on high-profile targets.
The havoc caused by the Equifax breach will last for years. And it could all have been avoided by simply updating the system with the new software patches.
Companies that fail to protect their data suffer financial losses. Despite news of these breaches, some organizations still fail to protect themselves.
Ideally, data transmitted through IoT devices will be secure from query to response. But has our ability to collect data outpaced our ability to protect it?
After serving in the Marine Corps, Michael Woods went on to pursue his interests by obtaining a degree through AMU in the field of Information Systems Security.
Artificial intelligence has its roots in both myth and science. In the 20th century, artificial intelligence started its transformation from ancient myth and legend to man-made reality.