Networks in Danger?

Networking devices such as phones and routers exposed to internet connectivity if left alone without supervision, maintenance and support can expose organizations to cyber threats.

A recent article by Net Security – www.helpnetsecurity.com – explains that devices can be used as entry points to gain access to business large and small. Once a foothold into the network has been gained, hackers can more laterally without using malicious software or advanced malware.

Most breaches are conducted to steal money, data, damage the brand by encrypting intellectual property and business-critical data.

The solution lies in layer security and being aware that networking equipment and IoT (Internet of Things) devices are the weak link. These devices often have insufficient power to host an antivirus security capability.