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One in three UK consumers hold CEOs personally responsible for cyber attacks

Chief executives should be held personally responsible for cyberattacks, with many users believing they should also be compensated for such breaches, new research suggests.

A survey by data protection firm Veritas Technologies found that more than a third (35 percent) of UK consumers would see a business leader as personally responsible if a cyber breach of that business occurs.

It suggests that more than two-thirds (68 percent) believe they should be compensated when incidents such as ransomware attacks compromise their data, while 8% said they would like to see chief executives sent to prison if such a breach does take place.

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‘Shadow IoT’ emerging as cloud security threat

83 percent of IoT transactions are happening over unsecured channels A report has warned of a troubling surge in unauthorised IoT devices connected to enterprise networks. US-based cloud security company Zscaler analysed cloud traffic generated by its customers for its latest IoT Traffic report. The company found that “shadow IoT” device traffic is growing rapidly… Read More

The road to AI – speedy and full of blind spots
Before organisations rush to exploit AI, they must be aware of the blind spots that can develop It is fair to say that artificial intelligence (AI) is everywhere. Newspapers and magazines are littered with articles about the latest advancements and new projects being launched because of AI and machine learning (ML) technology. In the last... Read More

5 cloud myths debunked

In order to tap into cloud’s potential, it is imperative for any business to understand the elements of cloud technology and the benefits that it brings to the table.

But it is equally important that businesses don’t fall for the myths that persistently surround cloud.