Competitors Flout Rules in a Digital Cold War

Infosecurity Magazine | March 27, 2019

Competitors Flout Rules in a Digital Cold War
Emerging information security threats will continue to impact business, and the Threat Horizon 2021 published by Information Security Forum (ISF) forecasts nine major threats that organizations can expect to face over the next two years. Among the threats that will likely come from increased advancements in technology, ISF predicts the internet of things (IoT) will not only continue to proliferate but that digital connectivity resulting from IoT expansion will expose hidden dangers. As our lives and our businesses become more dependent on connectivity, ISF forecasts that organizations will continue to face existing security challenges with new ones coming to light. "Vulnerabilities will be shared across interconnected systems; malware attacks will be amplified by superfast networks; and business models using machine learning techniques will become a prime attack target. Nation states will exploit this digitisation, creating the battlefield for a new digital cold war," the report said.

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Just after enterprises have finished migrating their desktops from Microsoft Windows XP, they now have to turn around and move away from Windows Server 2003. The venerable (and now vulnerable) operating system reaches end of support on July 14, 2015. But many companies will continue to use the software after that deadline, and that has serious security implications.

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Just after enterprises have finished migrating their desktops from Microsoft Windows XP, they now have to turn around and move away from Windows Server 2003. The venerable (and now vulnerable) operating system reaches end of support on July 14, 2015. But many companies will continue to use the software after that deadline, and that has serious security implications.