The number of new identity records and the depth of personal information available in exfiltrated data are expanding, creating a blueprint of digital identities that threat actors can weaponize and expose identity information.
The Office of Experience (OX), a Chicago, Ill.-based design and digital innovation agency, announced that it has named Bryan Jones as Chief Technology Officer. Jones comes to OX most recently from the Marketing Store, where he served as Global Chief Technology Officer delivering product solutions for McDonalds, Nissan and T-Mobile.
The Information Security Forum (ISF), a London-based authority on cybersecurity, information security and risk management has released Threat Horizon 2022, which highlights nine major threats, broken down into three themes, that organizations can expect to face over the next two years as a result of increasing developments in technology.
A new survey found that with increased digitalization, public transport is getting smarter and safer than ever. According to the research report, 82 percent of respondents have shifted to digital or hybrid video systems, as compared with 73 percent in 2015. Digitalization of the technology is improving the overall security, leading to an increase in safety and happiness among passengers and staff.
Seniors and millennials may be more alike than many believe - they are both connecting to a similar number of Internet of Things devices (at least 7 Wi-Fi devices) and both engaging in similar, risky online behaviors, reveals a new Generali Global Assistance and the Identity Theft Resource Center study.
In late January, the Department of Justice filed lawsuits seeking temporary restraining orders against five companies and three individuals, based on allegations that they had carried hundreds of millions of fraudulent robocalls to American consumers. Within days, the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) sent letters to 19 Voice over Internet Protocol providers to warn them that any assistance or facilitation of telemarketing through robocalls would be deemed to violate the new law.
As digital security through online portals continually improves and people become more wary of phishing emails, hackers have turned to old fashioned telephone calls to elicit key pieces of personal information they can use for profit. It takes little technical skill—just the ability to sound convincing to vulnerable people over the phone.