While most Cloud Service Providers (CSPs) have already deployed strong front line defense systems like firewalls, anti-virus, anti-malware, intrusion detection, etc. to thwart malicious attacks, sophisticated hackers are breaching them with surprising ease today.
As per the H1 results of Gemalto’s 2018 Breach Level Index, more than 3.3 billion data files were breached across the globe in the first six months of 2018 alone. This figure marks an increase of a whopping 72% over those recorded for H1 2017!
As technology evolves, so do hackers. Armed with a deviously brilliant mind and superior knowledge of the latest technologies, today’s hackers are breaching organisations’ cybersecurity with surprising ease.
EMM hence refers to solutions, products and services that ensure the security of data and integrate with enterprise IT systems to meet corporate concerns.
In 2015, a vulnerability was detected in WiFi routers in hotel allowing attackers to distribute malware and monitor and record data sent over the network. A laptop is stolen every 53 seconds in the United States.
‘ATM Cash-out’ is a meticulously planned, highly choreographed, global cyber attack wherein hackers breach a bank or payment card processor’s cybersecurity systems and use cloned debit cards at multiple ATM machines around the world to fraudulently withdraw millions of dollars within a short period of time.
With the Indian Government releasing the Justice BN Srikrishna Committee of Experts Report on Data Protection recently, a new law in the form of the Personal Data Protection Bill, 2018, is all set to soon become a reality in India.
The sheer widespread usage of e-mails, both on a personal and on a professional basis by sheer billions of people, means hackers and cyber criminals can target multiple people at once.
Let’s visualize another scenario. A group of employees go down to have lunch. One of them swipes their own card and holds it open for everyone to go through. He doesn’t notice that someone else has slipped inside while the door was open.