Security Threats To Grow Severe In Next Two Years

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BANGALORE: Internet has become an indispensable part of our business as well as personal lives and cyber threats are looming large to sabotage it. To counter these cyber attacks, every year a nonprofit association, Information Security Forum (ISF), tries to assess the security and risk management issues to give out a report on the biggest possible security threats in the next two years. Read on to know 7 such threats as compiled by the CIO.

 # Mobile apps become the main route for compromise: Mobile phones being a major disrupter in the tech industry these days, lacks security around the apps. This makes apps a prime target for the hackers to gain access into the user systems. It. The Chief information security officer should prepare the organization for the non avoidable situations by making sure that the ‘in house’ made apps follow the required testing procedures with the recognized systems. They should also incorporate the user devices into existing standards for accessing management and begin educating the people of BYOD risks.  

# Encryption failures: Encryption is the basic approach towards securing the internet communications. With the increasing user growth online and flaws in the software, encrypted files or servers are no longer believed to be secure. Encryption is not the ultimate security method hence enterprises should identify the sensitive data and opt for other suitable security solutions.

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