The percentage of organizations planning to increase spending on information security risk management in 2010. More companies plan to boost spending in this area of information security than in any other, according to an Ernst & Young survey.
At least 70 percent of devices that make up the Internet of Things (IoT) are vulnerable to attack, according to a report from Hewlett-Packard’s security unit Fortify, released in July. The study analyzed a range of IoT devices, from remote power outlets to home alarms and even sprinkler controllers. According to the study, vulnerabilities include weak passwords, insecure password recovery mechanisms, and poorly protected credentials.