IBM has conducted studies into cyber breaches that has occurred over 130 countries. Those studies collaborate the root contributing factors that go into those breaches. The studied countries all had a common element which was human error. “Human error was a major contributing cause in 95% of all breaches,” according to the IBM Cybersecurity Index report. IBM further demonstrates that if human error was not involved in those breaches, 19 out of the 20 breaches that were analyzed would have never occurred. This is the reality that is commonly ignored or even seen as a low priority for many businesses.
Just because you are a small business doesn’t mean your cybersecurity risk will not be big! SMBs have various regulatory compliance and worries for their intellectual property or data assets. SMBs need more awareness of the business impact and risk and what resources are available to effectively minimize risks.
MALTA — GlobalFoundries announced this week a strategic partnership with the U.S. Department of Defense to provide a secure and reliable supply of semiconductor solutions manufactured at the company’s Fab 8 in Malta. The semiconductor chips will be used in some of the DoD’s most sensitive applications for land, air, sea, and space systems.
Saratoga Springs - The largest adjustment businesses had to make in 2020 was having to rely on remote communications. During 2020, one of the monumental moments we were all faced with was dealing with the dilemma of immediate isolation while equally trying to keep our businesses secure.
Saratoga Springs - With the election season finally winding down, and a new administration announcing plans for the future, there will be another factor that contributes to the uncertainty of our times. (When does the list of uncertainties stop growing, I wonder?)