Recent high-profile ransomware and cyberattacks expose vulnerabilities in commercial buildings that are far too widespread. In fact, the same headline-making exposures of late can be faced by any company that uses operational technology (OT) and information technology (IT).
Smart leaders across the nation and around the world should be thinking: “Maybe it could happen here.” The question becomes how to prevent similar attacks and how to position your organization to meet upcoming cybersecurity mandates with wide-ranging implications. Those of us in the cybersecurity business are aware of many such incidents, including some stories from my experience.
In May 2021, CIS launched a new version of their controls, version 8.
The CIS controls are a set of actionable controls recommended to help organisations defend against cyber attacks. Tom Madsen takes a look at the differences between this version and the previous, and how the controls better align to current world cyber threats.
Cyber-attacks on Small and Medium Enterprises (SMEs) are rising. However, they often lack effective strategies to prevent threats such as malware, phishing, denial of service (DoS), and others. In this recent paper from ‘Journal of Cyber Security and Mobility’, the authors first examine the current scenario of cybersecurity in the context of Middle East SMEs, then go on to review existing standards and draw up security recommendations.
5G networks are becoming a key part of our critical infrastructure, enabling wireless networking in a broad range of scenarios from mobile broadband to massive IoT. Until recently though there has only been moderate noticeable output by national regulators on the specific security risks 5G systems are subject to.
Cybersecurity Magazine takes a look at the efforts made by the EU and its “Toolbox” to better realize guidance beyond industry standards and ensure a common security baseline at scale.
Latest journal abstract: The logistic map is a class of chaotic maps. It is still in use in image cryptography. The logistic map cryptosystem has