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IoT anxiety is consuming security professionals

A new survey conducted by Forrester Consulting unveiled that security and LoB leaders are experiencing high levels of anxiety due to IoT/OT security concerns, largely due to the negative business ramifications a security failure can have on critical business operations. The majority of these organizations (82%) struggle to identify all of their network-connected devices, and […]

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Privacy Clouds Form Over Mantistek Gaming Keyboard

Questions brew over whether Mantistek GK2 Mechanical Gaming Keyboard is snooping on users as they type.   This post was originally published on https://threatpost.com/feed/. https://blacklakesecurity.com/privacy-clouds-form-over-mantistek-gaming-keyboard/

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1 in 5 IT security pros still use paper to track accounts and passwords

Dimensional Research recently surveyed 913 IT security professionals on challenges, habits and trends related to managing access to corporate data. Among the most eye-opening research findings are that 88 percent of respondents admit to facing challenges when it comes to managing privileged passwords, and 18 percent still use a paper-based logbook to manage privileged accounts. […]

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Innovation drivers for the global web application firewall market

Web applications are vital technologies used by every online company to communicate with employees, partners, customers, and potential customers. The exposed nature of these applications provides hackers with many opportunities to test defences. Constantly changing technologies open up new opportunities for hackers to find vulnerabilities to exploit. Organisations of all sizes require comprehensive web application […]

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Worldwide digital transformation predictions

While IDC continues to see tremendous momentum and influence of digital transformation (DX) on technology spending worldwide, across all geographies and industries, 59% of companies remain at either stage two or three of DX maturity, or what IDC calls a “digital impasse.” The latest DX predictions provide a set of planning assumptions to help IT […]

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