During an earlier interview on the challenges relating to security by design and connected objects (IoT), Julien Patriarca, Professional Services Director at WALLIX and cybersecurity expert for more than a decade, tackled the issue of responsibility with regard to security.
As digital technology and the Internet undergo constant change, users’ habits shift along with them, magnifying as a result their demands for speed and availability on the objects and tools that they use on a daily basis. But, the rush to digitalize everything to make life easier turns the spotlight on the challenges of cybersecurity in digital technology.
Industrial control systems (ICS) are critical to numerous industry operations and have become high-profile targets for cybercriminals who may infiltrate ICS to cause damage to the systems themselves or use the systems to gain access to other parts of a corporate IT infrastructure.
- The data of 57 million users has been stolen from Uber.
- Malicious intruders managed to gain access to a GitHub private coding site used by some Uber software engineers, find AWS credentials, and use them to steal private data.
All organizations understand the need to have strong cybersecurity measures in place to protect personal and corporate data. Financial services, in particular, have an increased need for advanced security with both money and personal data at risk.