While traditional manufacturing industries were not designed with security in mind, the proliferation of networks and devices, disparate communication channels, and the use of off-the-shelf software has thrust cybersecurity into the spotlight.
US networking technology company Ubiquiti Networks has been swindled by fraudsters and has lost nearly $47 million.
The growth of cyber-crime and the impact of successful attacks on an organization's bottom-line should not be underestimated; it is anticipated that data breaches will cost businesses up to £1.3tn by 2019, with new threats emerging at the astonishing rate of 390,000 per day.
Virtual Private Network (VPN) services can be used for circumventing Internet censorship and accessing blocked content, but researchers warn that you shouldn't believe the companies' claims that they offer privacy and anonymity.
Users do not seem to care much about privacy and security.
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