Companies’ Data A Target by Hackers Due to Increase in Internet Connected Cars

  In today’s mobile driven world, many people have personal and work information on their cellular devices. This cyber vulnerability can put companies at risk on a regular basis that leaves them vulnerable to fleet wide hacks. In fact, 3,000 deaths could be resulted in a fleet wide hack at rush hour.   Moreover, an increase in internet connected cars will hit American Roads in 2022. About 50 million internet-connected cars operate on U.S. roadways currently. In 2022, two-thirds of all new cars will include features and systems that connect to the internet, according to a watchdog report. While internet connected cars are good for hands free devices, they’re not…

Seemingly Innocuous Apps May Breach Your Company’s Security

With the rise in popularity of photo and video-sharing apps, data security has been called into question when using them. When these apps are downloaded on your devices (or your company’s devices), the threat of downloading a version with a virus or unknowingly allowing unknown access to your camera roll is feasible.  Take FaceApp — this recently-popular app uses a self-portrait to turn the user either younger or older. While this seems like harmless fun, this shared biometric data (any data that relates to human characteristic metrics, such as photos and fingerprints) may lead to data breaches. According to TechRepublic, FaceApp’s CEO, Yaroslav Goncharov, says that these collected images are…