An Increased Cyber Attack Surface Area

Ever hear of the term “attack surface area” in cybersecurity? It is a concept of cyberattack defense in depth. It refers to the exposure we have associated with all communications and devices connected to those networks and more recently devices connections through intermediary systems and equipment that connected to our networks, including the Internet. As the connections increase, so does our risks of being successfully attacked. All the emerging technologies like the Internet of Things (IoT), self-driving vehicles, advanced robotics, artificial intelligence and more will . . .

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In this age of Digital Disruption we create a tremendous amount of vulnerable data, including customer information, financial and transaction data.   This risk extends well beyond just our laptops and phones in into our cameras, our thermostats, lighting system, even our cars.  Considering security is going to become a critical element of every digital transformation.

Written by robfrazzini