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Companies Lack Cyberattack Preparedness, Resilience

 

Further floods threaten travel chaos across Britain

A resident passes submerged cars in Hartcliffe. Photograph: Matt Cardy/Getty Images

A resident passes submerged cars in Hartcliffe. Photograph: Matt Cardy/Getty Images

Torrential rain has caused flash flooding and blocked roads and rain lines in swaths of the UK, causing widespread travel disruption and raising fears for a missing pensioner.  The Environment Agency had 65 flood warnings in place, meaning that flooding is expected and residents should take immediate action.  While most were centred on the south-west of England on Monday, householders in the Midlands, north-east, north-west, Wales and the east of England have all been told to be on guard. A further 212 flood alerts, meaning flooding is possible, are active…

 

Companies Lack Cyberattack Preparedness, Resilience

Effective corporate resilience to cyberattacks is a learned art, so companies need to proactively prepare for them, cybersecurity professionals told Bloomberg BNA Nov. 16.  DataGravity Inc. Chief Information Security Officer Andrew Hay said “too many companies are still waiting for a disaster to land at their doorsteps before they take action to protect their data.” Organizations “have yet to get adequately proactive about protecting their most impotant asset: their sensitive data,” Hay told Bloomberg BNA.  Matt Rose, global director of Application Security Strategy at Checkmarx Ltd., an app security testing company, said “the problem is that cyberattacks are not just a technology issue but a process…

 

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