Building Security into Product Development

Posted by Oxford Global Resources on May 8, 2019 1:30:00 PM

When it comes to security in product development, there is a lot to consider, especially now that everything from vehicles to appliances are connected to the internet. Although this connectivity is highly desirable and lucrative in the market, it also opens the door to a slew of security threats. Companies that previously have not had to consider security from a technological standpoint are now creating devices that have IoT capabilities, and this inexperience leads to vulnerabilities that could have dire consequences. In fact, it is a common belief that the most innocuous devices are the ones that are most likely to be hacked and used to obtain sensitive information.

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What the Recent Increases in Data Breaches Mean for your Organization

Posted by Oxford Global Resources on Apr 26, 2019 2:15:00 PM

Over the last several years, data breaches have become commonplace in the news. From the Yahoo data breach in 2013, to the massive Equifax breach in 2017, and even the SingHealth breach as recent as July of 2018, data breaches are becoming more and more frequent. As the techniques of hackers become increasingly more sophisticated, the security efforts of businesses from various industries must adapt. The stolen personal data could range from names and email addresses, to medical records and social security numbers. Because of this, it’s crucial for organizations within the healthcare sector to safeguard the data of their patients and customers.

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Five Things That Keep CIOs Up At Night

Posted by Oxford Global Resources on Dec 10, 2018 12:00:00 PM

In today’s business landscape, there is more pressure than ever on C-level executives.  The rapid and constant technology changes occurring across industries from automotive to medical device has put the pressure on CIOs in particular. This ever-evolving landscape presents new challenges and new expectations. Are you a CIO or other executive losing sleep over how you can keep the pace for your company? We’ve compiled a list of the most common concerns to help you know you’re not alone.

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8 Ways to Protect Yourself during Cyber Security Awareness Month

Posted by Oxford Global Resources on Oct 14, 2018 8:25:00 AM

Did you know October is Cyber Security Awareness month? As technology advances and information becomes more available, it’s more important than ever to know how to protect yourself. Something as simple as an unfamiliar email can compromise your entire contact list. 

Luckily, there are ways to keep your information confidential on a daily basis. This infographic covers the best practices to keep you and your contact list safe.

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