Millions of people around the world are working from home, many of them for the first time, as more and more countries go into lockdown over COVID-19. But as remote working increases, so too does the security risk to sensitive data, systems and networks.
Analysts estimate that up to 80% of cyber breaches originate in the supply chain. Making matters worse, organizations that enter into third-party business relationships take the security practices of the vendor into their own risk profiles.
Ulrike Haltrich has been appointed Chair of IEC TC 100: Audio, video and multimedia systems and equipment. IEC TC 100 has published close to 500 standards which shape the audio-visual (AV) as well as the information and communication (ICT) landscape.
In 2019, the average cost of a data breach to a company was $3.9 million, ranging from $1.8 million in India to $8.2 million in the United States. Legal costs related to litigation or fines can drive the amounts much higher.
The 2019 Qingdao Forum on International Standardization took place on 27-29 October, under the guidance of IEC, ISO, ITU, the Standards Administration of China (SAC) and the People’s Government of Shandong Province. The event was hosted by the Qingdao Municipal Government.
Two different standards are competing for the attention of regulators. These standards are relevant to what some experts call the Internet of Vehicles (IoV) or, in other words, connected cars which can communicate both with their internal and external environments.
Remember the little pig in the fairy tale who chose bricks and mortar? His home was able to weather the worst of the big bad wolf’s huffing and puffing, unlike those of his less well-prepared siblings.