When asked specifically about the underlying technologies of a credit or debit card, Americans responded favorably, with 69 percent stating that EMV chip cards are making their debit and credit card transactions more secure, with only five percent feeling chip cards make their transactions less secure.
IT security risks continue to become more challenging, not just because of the new technologies of systems and applications, but also because of the size and stature of criminal organizations involved in malicious cyber activity.
Let’s start with the good news. Malicious insider activity is relatively rare. Unfortunately, even though outsiders account for 85 percent of cybersecurity incidents, the damage often is substantially greater when an insider strikes.
The 1995 bombing of the Alfred P. Murrah Federal Building in downtown Oklahoma City, OK, changed the state of Oklahoma and the country as a whole forever, but it didn’t stop businesses and families from calling it home, including GE’s new Oil & Gas Technology Center (OGTC), in Oklahoma City. Learn how the OGTC is a shining example of high-tech security with GE’s historically customer centered beliefs and strategy. Also in this issue: why smart cards are increasingly being embedded into mobile devices and wearables, what role certifications play in your career, and much more!