By Taylor Armerding
CSO quoted Phil Montgomery, Identiv CPO, in its latest article highlighting “The top infosec issues of 2014”. The article begins:
There is still time for any list of the “top information security issues of 2014” to be rendered obsolete. The holiday shopping season is just getting into high gear, after all, and everybody knows it was from late November to mid-December last year when the catastrophic Target breach occurred.
But this list is about more than attacks and breaches – it is about broader infosec issues or trends that are likely to shape the future of the industry.
Several experts offered CSO some thoughts on their top picks, what can be learned from them and whether that knowledge can help organizations improve their security posture in the coming year.
Mr. Montgomery offered up the following:
The vulnerabilities of “smart” devices to hacking have been demonstrated numerous times, prompting Phil Montgomery, senior vice president of Identiv to call for, “a more regimented standards-based security approach that relies less on outdates processes around username/password technology and more on stronger forms of authentication.”
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