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Kristofer Mansson is the Global CEO of Silobreaker. Silobreaker was founded in 2005 on a vision that with data volumes growing exponentially, intelligence wouldn’t come from access to data but from sense-making technology that would cut through the noise and support the human analysis required to interpret and understand the world around us.

Top 3 Pressing Cyber Threats For IoT In 2018

Every year we see new pressing cyber threats, from new targets for hackers to new issues cropping up in the cybersecurity space. 2018 will be no different. One area that has recently got a lot of attention is IoT devices, as the use of such devices has increased in both the public and private sectors. Here at Silobreaker we are keen to highlight three pressing cyber threats to IoT devices that we believe enterprises need to be aware of: 1. Industrial Take-Downs By 2020 it is expected that 25% of cyber-attacks will target IoT devices, many of which will be deployed in industrial environments. Infection and covert usage of IoT devices to mine cryptocurrencies or conduct DDoS attacks is a trend that isn’t slowing down, and one that is especially problematic in the industrial space because Ind...

Changing The Game On Cyber Intelligence

Driven by digital innovation, business operations have undergone a fundamental transformation over the past decade. And as businesses have moved forward, the fundamentals of cybersecurity have followed behind: What are the weak points in my security strategy? Who are the main threats to my operations? Where am I at risk of compromise? As the shift to a digital marketplace has gathered speed, so has the potential for exposure and the price of failing to secure key assets. The Internet of Things (IoT) is of particular concern in this sense, as it threatens to broaden attack surfaces across the board, especially in the industrial space. Despite an ever-evolving threat landscape, many organisations remain fundamentally reactive, responding at the point of compromise rather than leveraging real...