It had been interesting to observe conversations progression about cybersecurity and the technology advances made by industry colleagues, as a longtime cybersecurity professional.
Whereas past conversations focused merely on the need to have an appropriate level of cybersecurity to protect ‘Internetconnected’ systems, day businesses are also asking, Is there a model of cybersecurity that can protect an organization against targeted attacks? Perhaps most dramatically, for the first time, cybersecurity issue recently has become a mainstream pic of conversation worldwide. While cybersecurity practice the actual business of protecting personal, business, or government networks and computers had been around for over 30 years, events over the previous two years have brought a sharper focus to growing challenges and concerns.
Protective execution measures can be complicated, and the details are beyond the scope of this article, the answer is yes. This article reviews recent changes in and frequency of cyber attacks as well as steps being taken and still needed to protect power industry operational technology. The attackers, who the government has since identified as having connections to North Korea, even succeeded in stealing Sony Pictures films, such as Fury and Annie remake, disrupting the business model of bringing movies, in various forms, to market. What’s important to note is that business leaders are beginning to understand the connections between the increasingly common attacks on consumerfacing businesses and how those attacks are related to potentially more disruptive attacks on industrial systems and critical infrastructure. In which sensitive emails, there is no better example of how cybersecurity has taken its place at the forefront of people’s minds than the recent attack on Sony Pictures were revealed for anyone worldwide with Internet access to see.
Target, and Home Depot also fell victim to devastating cyber attacks over a 16month period, it was the attack on Sony Pictures that one can argue is most responsible for the heightened public awareness of and attention on cybersecurity, while corporate giants such as JPMorgan Chase.
Likewise, the JPMorgan Chase hack lasted for over three months and so far has negatively affected more than 75 million households worldwide. As pointed out by a recent report in SC Magazine, thus, community banks across merica are on the hook for around billion in losses worldwide in 2013, and the numbers for 2014 are certain to be similar, if not more devastating to the bottom line, although damages are difficult to precisely calculate. Heightened Public Awareness. Discussion Recommended!