According to recent statistics released by HSE, there were 137 workers killed at work in the UK in 2016/17. These statistics are based on a wide variety of industries, such as manufacturing, construction, agriculture, waste, transport and storage, and wholesale and retail trade.
Investing in the right security technology is vital to enterprises in today’s cyber climate. With so many options available on the market, corporations are willing to invest in everything to keep their company protected and stay ahead of the attackers. But this can also have an adverse effect.
The Internet Crime Complaint Centre (IC3), a division of the FBI, has issued a public service announcement about the improper security and privacy protections provided by manufacturers of Internet-connected smart toys, also known as IoT toys. The announcement comes after numerous issues were reported where smart toys had leaked the personal details of small children and vulnerabilities allowed hackers to spy on little kids. Commenting on the issue of IoT security is Cesare Garlati, chief security strategist at the prpl Foundation, who said:
The latest research from the Lloyd’s of London has found that a major, global cyber attack could trigger an average of $53 billion of economic losses, a figure on par with a catastrophic natural disaster such as US Superstorm Sandy in 2012. Commenting on the news is Dean Ferrando, Systems Engineering Manager (EMEA) at Tripwire, who had this to say:
The breaking news has found that a major, global cyber attack could trigger an average of $53 billion of economic losses, a figure on par with catastrophic natural disaster such as US Superstom Sandy in 2012. In light of this, Javvad Malik, security advocate at AlienVault had this to say:
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