Tuesday, July 5, 2022

Forescout’s Vedere Labs reveals first proof-of-concept of IoT ransomware

Forescout’s Vedere Labs launched research titled R4IoT (Ransomware for IoT), a proof-of-concept study showing how ransomware can exploit IoT devices for access and lateral movement to IT and OT assets, with the intention to cause disruption to business operations.

Why business leaders and HR need to care about microcredentials

The world of work is experiencing talent dynamics like we’ve never seen before. Even during the Global Financial Crisis, we didn’t see the pace of change that’s happening now. Entire industries are being forced to come to grips with the fact that talented employees want to work differently, off the back of the pandemic. On the other hand, there are industries where mass layoffs and restructures have created job uncertainty and unemployment for many. 

Landmark decision sees RI Advice found guilty of breaching obligations

The Federal Court has found RI Advice, an Australian Financial Services licensee, guilty of breaching its license obligations to act efficiently and fairly when it failed to have the appropriate cyber risk management systems to effectively manage its cybersecurity risks. 

Has sports broadcasting and consumption changed forever?

When the first lockdown was announced in March 2020, it came with the news that we’d no longer be able to attend sporting events live. People weren’t able to attend any live sporting events for over a year. As a result, live sports became more accessible to view at home.

BusyFormula #039: Could early-season team orders cost Red Bull?

During the Spanish Grand Prix, Sergio Perez found himself in the lead on lap 31 of 66, with a shot at victory. However, on lap 47, he was told Verstappen was on a different strategy and should be let through if he’s quicker, to which he responded, “That’s very unfair, but okay.”

Did you know that posture can make or break your confidence at work?

Even though we’ve all been told never to judge a book by its cover, first impressions can, and do, last. Your first glimpse of someone you’ve never met seems to stay with you, even if you consciously try to shake it. Nowhere is this more noticeable than in the workplace.

Ten ways you can efficiently grow your business off social media

Towards the end of 2021, after investments into marketing support for my Instagram and Facebook, I decided that these Meta platforms were no longer aligned with my business’s values. However, I would be lying if i didn’t say that the feeling of no longer wanting to be on these platforms was running through my mind many months prior making my final decision.

How many calories will the average soccer fan take during the UCL Final?

SportingPedia surveyed 1,000 football fans across Europe to find out how many calories the average European football fan will consume while watching the Champions League final. The survey asked 1,000 adults what’s on their “Champions League Final Menu” and the conclusion is shocking. The replies revealed that the average person will consume 3928 calories, drinking beer and eating chicken wings, pizza, sweets, nuts, chips, and more.

The current condition of intelligent automation adoption in cybersecurity

In the past year, research indicates that nearly a third of organisations have accelerated their plans to automate key security and IR processes, whilst another 85% plan on automating them in the next 12 months. Despite the positivity of these statistics, many organisations struggle to change to a more automated process. This was highlighted at a recent webinar we held with a panel of senior cybersecurity experts from a multitude of sectors.

Travel firms plan fintech investment boom to capture industry rebound

As the world begins to rediscover travel with COVID-19 restrictions lifting, the travel industry has an opportunity to rebuild and renew by harnessing advances in fintech to improve the traveler experience. That’s why Amadeus has created the ‘Travel fintech investment trends’ report, based on research with over 70 senior leaders from large airlines and travel sellers.