As factories and other corporate facilities become fully connected, the networking of IT systems poses growing risks of cyber attacks, security experts say. “Automation, Industry 4.0 and internet connectivity have made systems more vulnerable,” said Hans-Peter Bauer, vice president Central Europe, at cyber security specialist McAfee. Most systems aren’t built to withstand cyber attacks, he Read More..
Cisco’s annual Cyber Security Report says a rapidly growing number of companies suffer cyber attacks and many are resorting to new technologies to defend themselves. Roughly one-third of all cyber security products and services are using artificial intelligence or machine learning, according to the latest issue of the report by the networking group. Today already, Read More..
Big data technologies are increasingly in demand when companies develop digital business models, according to a new poll by consultants Capgemini. The poll also found that cyber security has become an even bigger priority for CIOs. More than two-third of CIOs expect digitalization to radically change existing business models and 63 pc of them see Read More..
German companies are not well prepared for espionage, sabotage or data theft, according to a new poll. The country’s high-tech association interviewed 1,069 executives in charge of corporate security and found that only four out of 10 companies had a disaster-recovery plan in place. InÂ critical infrastructure areas such as energy or financial services, 53 percent Read More..
Cyber security costs money but it’s worth it. That’s the lesson learned from last week’s massive ransomware attack, which caused major problems for authorities, hospitals. companies and private citizens across the globe. It’s also a lesson the auto industry should take to heart. CIOs of automotive companies are committed to keeping offices, factories and cars Read More..
Companies are badly prepared for future strains of ransomware, according to the latest Cisco Cybersecurity Report. The study, which the US-based technology group conducts twiceÂ a year, found that companies are too often operating with a fragile IT infrastructure, donâ€™t stick to internal rules, and are slow to detect cyber-threats. That opens the door to Read More..
Intel is talking to banking advisers about possibly selling its antivirus software division, according to a report in Britain’s Financial Times newspaper. According to the FT, no decision has been made. The California-based technology group declined to comment. Intel, which for decades depended on growing sales of personal computers, has suffered from the continuing decline Read More..
MUNICH — Reply SpA has signed an agreement with The Data Incubator to bring more data-analysis expertise to European companies. Reply, which operates a network of companies focused on developing new, connected technologies and business models, said it will bring The Data Incubator’s data scientist training programs exclusively to Italy, Germany, Switzerland and Austria. Industrial Read More..
IT security teams are having trouble managing digital risk and, as a result, 60 percent of digital businesses will suffer major service failures by 2020, according to a new report. Market researchers Gartners say infrastructure and services outsourcing puts a key part of a digital companyâ€™s operations outside of the control of corporate IT departments. Read More..
Industry 4.0 holds out the promise of smarter manufacturing, but with increased connectivity between plants and machinery, the risk of cyber attacks rises. Thatâ€™s a major problem for companies trying to transform their manufacturing operations to take advantage of the new technologies. Germanyâ€™s Deutsche Telekom polled IT and business decision makers about Industry 4.0 and Read More..